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POA-2020-00461, Hotham Inlet

Published Nov. 3, 2020
Expiration date: 12/3/2020

Mr. William G. Azar states the project purpose is to develop a gravel pit in order to supply material for the Cape Blossom Road project as well as other public and private projects throughout the Kotzebue area.  Work being purposed would develop a five-cell gravel pit by mechanically land clearing up to 34 acres of Palustrine wetlands for the purpose of extracting 500,000 cubic yards of material, which would be used for the development of Cape Blossom and miscellaneous projects around Kotzebue.  Additionally, the applicant proposes to construct a 100’ x 30’ access road in 0.07 acre of Palustrine wetlands to the edge of Hotham Inlet for loading the material onto barges, this along with the mechanized land clearing would have a total impact to 34.07 acres of Palustrine wetlands.  All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated October 30, 2020. The project site is located within Sections 24 & 25, T.16 N., R. 16 W., and Sections 19 & 30, T. 16 N., R. 15 W., Kateel Meridian; USGS Quad Map Kotzebue D-1; Latitude 66.7653º N., Longitude 162.0154º W.; approximately 18 air miles southeast of Kotzebue, Alaska. Please contact Mary Romero at (907) 753-2773, 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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