The applicant, Mr. Sam Koppenberg's stated purpose is gold recovery by the use of placer mining.
PROPOSED WORK: The applicant’s proposed work is to mine gold from the 66.7 acre project site by using a mobile placer mining system consisting of an eight foot trammel with an eight foot sluice box and a three foot wide oversized conveyer. The project would involve the placement of fill, via mechanized land clearing in 64.7 acres of wetlands. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-6), dated December 28, 2015.
Comments on the described work, with the reference number, should reach this office no later than the expiration date of this Public Notice to become part of the record and be considered in the decision. Please contact Laurel Gale at (907) 474-2166, by fax at (907) 474-2164, or by email at Laurel.A.Gale@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.
POA-2016-030, Crooked Creek_PN