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POA-1992-00562, Canyon Creek

Published May 23, 2019
Expiration date: 6/23/2019

Cy Bras of Bras Mining; Post Office Box 11, Chicken, Alaska  99732, states that the purpose of this project is to conduct placer mining activities for the recovery of gold. The proposed work involves an after-the-fact permit to authorize the past discharge of 161,000 cubic yards of native material into 10-acres of waters of the United States (U.S.), including wetlands, and proposed new work and reclamation.  Proposed new work is to discharge up to 490,000 cubic yards of native material into 30.2-acres of Canyon Creek and adjacent wetlands in order to recover gold and reclaim the site.  An after-the-fact permit would address violations of the terms and conditions of the Regional General Permit for Mechanical Placer Mining in Alaska, GP-2014-00055.  The project site is located within Copper River Meridian, T. 27 N., R. 22 E., Sec(s) 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 16; T. 28 N., R. 22 E., Sec 32; and Fairbanks Meridian, T. 8 S., R. 33 E., Sec(s) 11, 14, 23, 26, 35; near Latitude 64.16379º N., Longitude 141.13361º W.; approximately 25 miles east of Chicken, Alaska.  Please contact Jason Brewer at (907) 753-2823, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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