Inception Mining Inc. (OTC QB:IMII) ("Inception" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the National Forest Service, Salmon-Challis Ranger District (NFS), is currently processing a Plan of Operations submitted by the Company to permit construction of a road across National Forest System lands to provide access to the Company's two patented mine claims, the U.P. and Burlington claims ("UP & Burlington"), located near Salmon, Idaho. The NFS has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and has published the related legal notice and no comments have yet been received following the publication of the legal notice. The draft EA has not yet been published by the NFS. The NFS has also prepared a surface use determination (SUD) which is currently under review by the NFS. There is no guarantee as to the timing of road permit. The new road would disturb less than 2.0 acres of land located in section 25, Township 22 North, Range 19 East, Boise Meridian, Idaho.