Expiration date: 5/7/2015
The applicant, Mr. Jeffrey Keener's stated purpose is is to produce commercial quantities of precious metals from private lands.
PROPOSED WORK: The Applicant proposes to retain discharge of ±580,000 cubic yards (CY) of organic soils, gravel overburden, and pay gravels into ±18 acres of palustrine tundra wetlands, mined between 2010 and 2014, under a previous operator, Paradise Valley Mining. The applicant proposes to continue the operation under Metallogeny, and to discharge 20,000 CY of organic soils, 60,000 CY gravel overburden, and 120,000 CY of gravel overburden into 7.9 acres of palustrine tundra wetlands over a period of 5 years, 2015 to 2020. Five cuts are proposed, ranging between 1.7 and 2.5 acres in size. The cuts will range between 35 and 45 feet deep. Reclamation would occur after mining is complete. All work would be performed in accordance with the attached plans, (sheets 1-14), dated 26 February, 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 Leslie W. Tose at (907) 753-5515, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if further information is desired concerning this notice.