Public Notice Manager

POA-2007-773, Marguerite Creek

Published May 12, 2016
Expiration date: 6/13/2016

PURPOSE:  Usibelli Coal Mine's, stated purpose is to economically extract commercial quantities of low sulfur coal from

Blocks 2 through 5 of Usibelli Coal Mine’s (UCM) 4,798 acre Jumbo Dome Mine coal lease (JDM).

PROPOSED WORK:  Usibelli Coal Mine's proposed project is the discharge of up to 2,550,000 cubic yards of topsoil and

180,000,000 cubic yards of overburden and interburden material in 132.6 acres of wetlands, 0.5 acres of non-wetland waters

and 481.3 acres of uplands.  The overburden and interburden materials are not potentially acid-forming, toxic-forming, or

alkalinity producing and, therefore, do not require special handling.  All work would be performed in accordance with the

enclosed plan (sheets 1-10), dated April 2016.

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 John Sargent at (907) 474-2166

by fax at (907) 474-2164, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this


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