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  • POA-2019-00326, Gulf of Alaska

    Expiration date: 2/4/2020

    Matthew J. St. John, with Northern Aurora Gold Corp., P.O. Box 386, Tok, AK 9978, states that the project purpose is to mine alluvial gold. Work being proposed includes the applicant's request for authorization to excavate 24,333 cubic yards of sand from 5.85 acres below the plane of the high tide line (HTL) (approximate elevation +12.8 feet above the 0.0 foot contour) and mean high water (MHW) (approximate elevation +9.2 feet above the 0.0 foot contour), and discharge into 5.85 acres below the HTL via slurry pump the excavated sand post wash plant processing to extract gold. The project site is located within Section 30, T. 21 S., R. 18 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bering Glacier A-4; Latitude 60.064101º N., Longitude 142.405104º W.; near Yakutat, Alaska. Please contact Randal Vigil at (907) 790-4491or by email at: Randal.P.Vigil@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-1996-00352, Quartz Creek

    Expiration date: 2/18/2020

    Mr. Jason Otteson, with NM Operations LLC (NM Ops), states that the project purpose is to produce commercial quantities of precious metals from alluvial deposits discovered on State of Alaska mining claims. Work being proposed includes: To recover precious metals from alluvial deposits in previously mined and in un-mined stream valleys on State of Alaska mining claims owned by Mammoth Valley Mining LLC and occurring on adjacent areas of Quartz Creek, Dahl Creek, North Fork, Joe Creek and Atlas Creek, which were previously mined under separate Regional General Permit (GP) POA-2014-55. Due to the fact these individual areas are operated as one mine, NM Operations LLC has submitted plans for the four areas under the following APMAs for an Individual Permit (404) that combines the activities of all four mine sites under a single plan and bond under F-9398 as an after-the-fact individual permit to cover impacts that exceeded coverage under the General Permit (GP) POA-2014-55 last year, and to cover proposed future impacts, as well as reclamation and restoration of aquatic resources. The adjacent project sites are located as follows: Lower Quartz Bench: The project site is located within Section 30, T. 1 S., R. 29 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3659º N., Longitude 164.7141º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. North Fork: The project site is located within Section 31, T. 1 S., R. 29 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3643º N., Longitude 164.7153º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. Dahl Creek: The project site is located within Section 36, T. 1 S., R. 30 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3557º N., Longitude 164.7349º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. Joe Creek: The project site is located within Section 25, T. 1 S., R. 30 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3694º N., Longitude 164.7332º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. Atlas Creek: The project site is located within Section 25, T. 1 S., R. 30 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3668º N., Longitude 164.7509º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. Camp: The project site is located within Section 31, T. 1 S., R. 29 W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Bendeleben B-6; Latitude 65.3621º N., Longitude 164.7148º W.; 82 Mile Taylor Highway (a.k.a. Kougarok Road), near Nome, Alaska. Please contact Laurel A. Gale at (907) 458-1601, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Laurel.A.Gale@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00636, Miluveach River

    Expiration date: 2/14/2020

    Ms. Theresa Imm with ASRC Exploration, LLC (AEX), states that the project purpose is to develop oil within the Kuparuk C reservoir, contained within the Placer Unit, on the North Slope of Alaska. Work being proposed includes to discharge approximately 68,000 cubic yards (CY) of gravel to construct an approximately seven acre gravel pad (Dimensions: top width varies between 250 feet (’) and 400’; bottom width varies between 270’ and 420’, length will be 1000’. Pad will be 5’ high with 2:1 fill slope.) and approximately 325,000 CY of gravel to construct a seven mile access road (Dimensions: 24 foot top width, 44’ min bottom width, 5’ to 6’ feet high, 2:1 fill slope. The road will have a 37 acre footprint), and 3 phase pipeline with Vertical Support Members (VSMs) will transport fluids from the pad to a nearby processing facility. Total footprint of the project is 45.5 acres. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-14), dated September 27, 2019. The project site is located within Sections 4, 9, 15, 15, 22, 26, 27 Township - 11 North Range - 7 East, Umiat Meridian; Latitude 70.31429º N., Longitude 150.3745º W.; near Nuiqsut, Alaska. The proposed gravel road will take off from the existing gravel road between the Mustang Pad and the Mustang Gravel pit near Section 35 of Township 1 IN, 7E in the Umiat Meridian. The Mustang Pad is about 45 miles west of Deadhorse and can be accessed via the Spine Road. Please contact Leslie W. Tose at (907) 753-5515, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: Leslie.W.Tose@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2015-00329, Multiple Waterway

    Expiration date: 2/28/2020

    Mr. Frank Richards, with Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), states that the project purpose is to commercialize the natural gas resources on Alaska’s North Slope during the economic life of the Prudhoe Bay and Point Thomson Units, by converting the available natural gas supply to liquefied natural gas (LNG) for export to foreign markets and to provide opportunities for in-state use. Work being proposed includes: To construct an integrated project that includes a new Gas Treatment Plant (GTP) on Alaska’s North Slope and an 807-mile long natural gas pipeline to a new Liquefaction Facility near Nikiski, on Cook Inlet. Other major project components would include the construction of a Point Thomson Transmission Line (PTTL), a Prudhoe Bay Transmission Line (PBTL), West Dock Causeway expansion, and a marine terminal in Cook Inlet. For a detailed project description, please see Attachment 1, “Permit Application Supplemental Information.” The proposed project spans the State of Alaska, beginning on the North Slope near Prudhoe Bay and ending in south central Alaska, near Nikiski. See Attachment 1, “Permit Application Supplemental Information,” of this PN for coordinates of major project features. Please contact Ms. Roberta Budnik at (907) 753-2785, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753 5567, or by email at: roberta.k.budnik@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00642, Sitka Western Channel

    Expiration date: 1/22/2020

    Romar Holdings LLC, states that the project purpose is to develop the existing property with a commercial building by adding retail, office, gear storage, café dining, kitchen, and nine apartment units with caretaker unit and associated facilities. Parking will be added adjacent to the building with shared access and usage with neighboring property. The replacement dock and gangway will renew the existing facilities for boat moorage of six charter boats and one 90-foot yacht. Work being proposed includes to demolish an existing pile supported building and dock, removing the existing creosote pilings. Discharge 4,000 cubic yards (CY) of shot rock, 150 CY D-1 gravel, and place 525 concrete blocks below the high tide line into 7,675 square feet (sf) of intertidal area to construct a solid fill pad to support a new commercial building and a combined access shared parking lot. Construct a 754 sf steel pile supported wood parking deck and a 613 sf steel pile supported commercial building. Construct a 6-foot x 55-foot gangway and a 2,521 sf concrete floating dock with finger piers. The project site is located at Section 36, T. 55 S.,R. 63 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Sitka A-5; Latitude 57.052º N., Longitude 135.345º W.; in Sitka, Alaska. Please contact Bryan Herczeg at (907) 753-2772, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: bryan.a.herczeg@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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