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POA-1984-12-M51

Published May 1, 2018
Expiration date: 5/1/2018

Chris Eckert, with Teck Alaska Incorporated, 3105 Lakeshore Drive, Bldg. A, Suite 101, Anchorage, AK, 99517, Tel. 907-754-5139, email: chris.eckert@teck.com.  The stated purpose of the project is twofold, One; Waste dump facility and access road:  Placement of contaminated waste rock from Aqqaluk and Qanaiyaq deposits into 31.7 acres, including uplands and wetlands. Two;  Tailings storage pond:  The placement of 68,085 cubic yards of clean fill into 12 acres of uplands, and the placement of 20,104 cubic yards of clean gravel into 12.5 acres of wetlands to raise the level of the Red Dog Mine Tailings Pond.  This will include raising all sides of the tailings pond, including the main and back dams from 986 feet to 1,006 feet above mean sea level in phases between 2018 and 2024.  The main haul road will also be relocated to accommodate the back dam raise. The approximate fill height would vary from roughly 30 inches to 108 inches.  It is anticipated that there would be five culvert crossings in the road for storm water runoff, but location and number would be evaluated once construction has begun.  All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-4), dated March 2018.The project site is located within Section 29, T. 31N., R. 18W., Kateel River Meridian; Latitude 68.0520º N., Longitude 162.8479º W.; near Kivalina, Alaska.  Please contact Janet Post at (907) 753-2831 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-1984-12-M51, Middle Fork Red Dog Creek_PN