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:: Atlanta Gold's Passive Water Filtration System Continues to Successfully Remove Arsenic and Iron

 

Atlanta Gold Inc. has announced that, pursuant to the Supplemental Plan of Operations dated August 2, 2012, its innovative passive water filtration system ("PWFS") installed on November 1, 2012 by its subsidiary Atlanta Gold Corporation ("AGC"), continues to remove more than 99% of the arsenic and the iron levels to continue to be in compliance with the U.S. Clean Water Act.

Wm. Ernest Simmons, President and CEO of Atlanta Gold says: "Since its installation on November 1, 2012, when the existing final filter became fully operational, it has removed a substantial amount of arsenic and iron from the effluent, consistently removing 99.9% of the arsenic and more than 99% of the iron. We believe that the removal of the arsenic and iron can be improved upon with a modification to the Final Filter by installing a "Solids Removal Filter" between the existing settlement ponds and the Final Filter instead of increasing pond capacity."

There have been numerous expressions of interest in AGC's PWFS from communities, mine operators and well water users. The Company, AGC, and CENTRA Consulting, Inc. have agreed in principle to work together to market and deliver PWFSs to third parties.

 

 

   

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