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  • POA-2006-02047, Fish Creek

    Expiration date: 5/3/2021

    Bartly Kleven, with Fairbanks Gold Mining In, states the project purpose is to profitably produce gold from mineral reserves on State of Alaska Land, utilizing open-pit mining methods and existing recovery processes. The work being proposed includes to develop the required infrastructure in order to mine the Gil Project. The first step is to upgrade the access road for moving mining equipment to the Gil Project in the fourth quarter of 2021. The main access road will be widened and impact 0.44 acre of wetlands and 0.18 acre of the freshwater reservoir, which will be reclaimed after three years. The mining will start on Gil Ridge in uplands in late 2021 and progress to Sourdough Ridge in 2023. Mining will end at both locations in 2023. Reclamation will commence in 2024 and progress through 2025. On site, monitoring will continue after reclamation. The ore from the open pits will be hauled to the existing Fort Knox processing facility. No wetlands or waters will be impacted at the Fort Knox processing facility. The proposed impacts for the Gil Project will include 3.27 acres of permanent impacts for mine roads and pit development. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-17), dated March & April 2021. The project site is located within Section 8, T. 2 N., R. 3 E., Fairbanks Meridian; Latitude 65.024º N., Longitude 147.106º W.; near Fairbanks, Alaska. Please contact Ashley Kraetsch at (907) 458-1606, or by email at Ashley.M.Kraetsch@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2018-00123, Bonanza Channel/Safety Sound

    Expiration date: 5/17/2021

    Beau Epstein, with IPOP, LLC., states the project purpose involves two components: regulated activities associated with the proposed scientific information gathering plan (termed the “case study”) to provide supporting information for the previously proposed five-year mining plan and regulated activities of the five-year mining plan (previously described in Public Notice POA-2018-00123, Safety Sound/Bonanza Channel; issued July 31, 2020). The work being proposed includes work in the Bonanza Channel of Safety Sound, a Section 10 waterbody, and the dredging and discharge of dredged material into waters of the U.S. (the Bonanza Channel of Safety Sound and adjacent wetlands). All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-29), dated April 2021. The project site is located approximately 25 miles east of Nome, Alaska, in Bonanza Channel and at approximately Mile Post 28.5 along the Nome-Council Road, between Latitude 64.5044° N., Longitude 164.6169° W., on the western limit and Latitude 64.52866° N, Longitude 164.5447° W. on the eastern limit; within the following sections, townships, and ranges: Section 24, T. 11 S., R. 30 W., Kateel Meridian; Section 25, T. 11 S., R. 30 W., Kateel Meridian; Section 26, T. 11 S., R. 30 W., Kateel Meridian; Section 18, T. 11 S., R. 29 W., Kateel Meridian; Section 19, T. 11 S., R. 29 W., Kateel Meridian; USGS Quad Map Solomon C-6. Please contact Tiffany Kwakwa at (907) 474-2167, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, or by email at: Tiffany.D.Kwakwa@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2012-00921, Tongass Narrows_PN

    Expiration date: 5/17/2021

    Mr. Perin states, the projects purpose is to increase the stable building area on the lot to construct a residential home, parking area and yard. Work being proposed, is to place 242 cubic yards (CY) of econo blocks (pre-made interlocking blocks that are uniform in width, length and height) into 0.02 acres to construct a concrete block wall and behind the wall place 3,056 CY of clean shot rock into 0.25 acres below the high tide line (HTL). Work is expected to take between six and eight months starting in Spring 2021. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated April 2021. Mr. Perin is also proposing to install a wastewater outfall, which will likely be reviewed under a Nationwide 7 (Outfall Structures and Associated Intake Structures) once a complete application is received. The project site is located within Section 29, T. 74 S., R. 90 E., Copper River Meridian; Latitude 55.423611º N., Longitude 131.777778º W.; near Ketchikan, Alaska. Please contact Catherine Beatty at (907) 753-2554, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: Catherine.E.Beatty@usace.army.mil, if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2006-00153-M1, Unnamed Tributary to Kachemak Bay_PN

    Expiration date: 5/7/2021

    Tom Stafford, with TL Investments LLC., states the projects purpose is to provide 44 affordable residential parcels within the City of Homer’s rural residential zoning district adjacent to existing roads and existing water and sewer services. Work being proposed is the discharge of 8,869 cubic yards (CY) of granular fill into 2.442 acres of wetlands to construct roadways, driveways and building pads to complete construction of the Foothills Subdivision. Roadway construction would include 24-foot crest width (Tajen Lane) and 26-foot crest width (Eric Lane) roads, with a variable base width dependent upon topography (see Sheets 4-6). Wetland impacts due to driveway and building limits for each lot are shown on Sheet 4. Additionally, there would be 9,600 square foot of temporary impacts (temporary sidecast) for the installation of water and sewer lines within the road right-of-ways and between road right-of ways and building pads. All temporary impact areas would be returned to pre-construction contours. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-8), dated March 3, 2021. The project site is located within Section 19, T. 6 S., R. 13 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Seldovia C-5; Latitude 59.6468º N., Longitude 151.5706º W.; Kenai Peninsula Borough Parcel # 175-102-53; Foothills Subdivision, Sunset View Estates Addn No. 3, Tract B; in Homer, Alaska. Please contact Ms. Jen Martin at (907) 753-2730 or by email at: Jen.L.Martin@usace.army.mil, if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2021-00047, Sitka Sound_PN

    Expiration date: 5/3/2021

    Mr. David Russell and Ms. Melissa Hantke, states the projects purpose is to provide dock access and electricity for a residence on Whale Island. Work being proposed is to: 1) discharge up to 250 cubic yards of concrete blocks and washed rock into no more than 1,500 square feet below the High Tide Line (HTL), (+12.7 feet above Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW)) and below the Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM), (+9.1 feet above MLLW) of Sitka Sound, a navigable water of the U.S., for the purpose of constructing a breakwater between Whale Island and the McClellan Group; 2) construct a 30x20-foot floating dock anchored by three, 1,000-pound anchors and two, 3-pile dolphins with 12-inch steel piles at the end of a 6x90-foot gangway originating from a 25x25-foot platform atop four, 12-inch steel pilings pinned into the bedrock by 4x4x4-foot footings below the OHWM of Sitka Sound, for the purpose of creating safe moorage and access to Whale Island; and, 3) install 1,270 linear feet of underwater power cable below the OHWM of Sitka Sound from an existing transformer on Bamdoroshni Island to the 25x25-foot platform for the purpose of providing power to a planned residence on Whale Island. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-7), dated March 24, 2021. The project site is located, at Section 12, T. 56 S., R. 63 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Sitka A-5; Latitude 57.0270º N., Longitude 135.3414º W.; northeast of Whale Island near Sitka, Alaska. Please contact Mr. Ben Polley at (907) 753-2627 or by email at: Benjamin.L.Polley@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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