Hecla Receives Environmental and Sustainability Excellence Award

12/09/2022 San Sebastian Reclamation on Responsible Mining post

Hecla has received the 2022 Environmental and Sustainability Excellence Award for exemplary reclamation activities at San Sebastian Mine, located in Durango State, Mexico. The award, given by the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) recognizes our overall commitment to the highest environmental and sustainability standards.  

“Hecla’s reclamation activities at San Sebastian, which included filling in the open pits and returning lands to community agricultural use, are a shining example of Hecla’s commitment to a sound environment and fostering sustainability in the communities in which they operate,” said Mark Compton, AEMA’s Executive Director.

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