US Army Corps of Engineers
Alaska District

Public Notice Manager

POA-2017-531

Published Nov. 29, 2017
Expiration date: 12/29/2017

*Applicant: Noorvik Native Community, Berenda Newlin, Post Office Box 209, Noorvik, Alaska 99763, Tel. 907-636-2144,

*Purpose: The applicant’s stated purpose is to expand the mine site to supply the community of Noorvik with more material to maintain and develop their infrastructure.

*Location: The project site is located within Section 3, T. 16N., R. 10W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Cape Flattery; Latitude 66.8112º N., Longitude 160.8174º W.; near Noorvik, Alaska. 

*Proposed Work: The material site was first opened by the Noorvik Native Community and mined for gravel that was used in the construction of village infrastructure and residential housing.  Subsequently, in the 1980’s, the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities further mined the material site to construct the Noorvik Airport Relocation and Hotham Peak Road projects.  This application is for the entire 39.1-acre material site, including the previously mined, currently mined, and future proposed mining areas.

*Contact Information for a Regulatory Project Manager: Please contact Ms. Janet Post at (907) 753-2831, toll free from within Alaska at
(800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at janet.l.post@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

POA-2017-531, Unnamed Tributary of the Kobuk River_PN

POA-2017-531, Unnamed Tributary of the Kobuk River_mining Plan_Drawings


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