The National Mining Association (NMA) recognized Larry Perino with the NMA Lifetime Environmental Achievement Award. Perino retired recently after more than four decades in mining, where he consistently made environmental stewardship a top priority. Perino has been instrumental in a variety of projects that have received national and local recognition including: 2019 AEMA (American Exploration and Mining Association) Environmental Excellence Award (Sunnyside Mine); 2011 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Hardrock Mineral Environmental Award (Mineral Hill Mine); 2009 BLM National Hardrock Mineral Environmental Award (DeLamar Mine); and the 1994 Mined Land Reclamation Board Award, from the Mined Land Reclamation Board, Colorado Mining Association and the Colorado Rock Products Association (Sunnyside Mine). He worked for Sunnyside Gold Corp. (SGC) for more than four decades. He also worked for Kinross Gold.

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