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  • POA-1983-00478-M8

    Expiration date: 7/13/2018

    Sarah Kenshalo, with ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., PO Box 100360, Anchorage, Alaska 99501, (907) 265-1550, email: Sarah.M.Kenshalo@conocophillips.com, states that the project purpose is to develop a new gravel material cell at Mine Site E. Work being proposed includes mechanized land clearing for the development of a material site and placement of 12,600 cubic yards of mineral overburden for the construction of thermal berms along three sides of the material site to prevent permafrost thawing, this is proposed within 24.1 acres of palustrine wetlands to support continued maintenance of existing roads and pads throughout the Kuparuk River Unit. The new cell within Mine Site E would be called Cell 5. Access would be through the existing infrastructure of Mine Site E, the Mine Site E road and cell 2 of Mine Site E. The project site is located within Section 24 T. 13 N., R. 9 E., Umiat Meridian; USGS Quad Map Beechey Point B-5; Latitude 70.4645º N., Longitude 149.6982º W.; Milne Point Unit, 35 miles northwest of Prudhoe Bay, 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 mary.r.romero@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-1984-12-M51

    Expiration date: 6/5/2018

    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, states that the purpose of the project is to expand the Red Dog Mine’s Tailings Storage Facility and Waste Dump facility to contain mill material and waste rock from the Red Dog Mine’s Aqqaluk and Qanaiyaq deposits. Work being proposed includes the following three steps, Waste dump facility and access road: Placement of contaminated waste rock from Aqqaluk and Qanaiyaq deposits into 31.7 acres, including uplands and wetlands; Tailings storage pond: The placement of 68,085 cubic yards (CY) of clean fill into 12 acres of uplands, and the placement of 20,104 CY 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; Also, All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed main waste dump extension plans (sheets 1-3), dated March 8, 2018 and tailings pond expansion (sheet 1) dated March 8, 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, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, 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-2018-150, Moose Creek

    Expiration date: 6/30/2018

    PURPOSE: The applicant, the United States Army Garrison (USAG), Fort Wainwright, Department of Public Works (DPW), Mr. Tim Sponseller's stated purpose is to expand the existing Bravo Battery Gravel Pit to meet anticipated needs for gravel and to construct a sediment retention berm downslope of the gravel pit. LOCATION: The project site is located at Fairbanks Meridian; USGS Quad Map Fairbanks D-1; Latitude 64.6768º N., Longitude 146.7624º W.; Yukon Training area at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. PROPOSED WORK: The applicant proposes the discharge of fill material in 2.3 acres of wetlands for the expansion of the Bravo Battery Gravel Pit to include removal of the north wall, mechanized land clearing, and construction of a 600-foot long by 20-foot wide by 10-foot tall sediment retention berm downslope of the existing gravel pit. The sediment retention berm would be built using topsoil and woody materials from the land clearing area. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated 2/16/2018, 2/22/2018 and May 8, 2018. All comments 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, or by email at John.C.Sargent@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2018-00204

    Expiration date: 5/31/2018

    Elizabeth Wassillie, with the Traditional Council of Togiak, Post Office Box 310, Togiak, Alaska 99678, states that the project purpose is to construct a new roadway to the Togiak School. Work being proposed is to discharge 68,500 cubic yards of fill over 4.61 acres to construct a 5280 linear foot long 38 foot wide roadway. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-4), dated April 19, 2018. The project site is located within Sections 11, 14 & 15, T. 13 S., R. 67 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Goodnews Bay A-4; Latitude 59.055475º N., Longitude 160.419043º W.; in Togiak, Alaska. Please contact Nicholas Lucore at (907) 753-5783, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Nicholas.Lucore@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2018-00102

    Expiration date: 6/8/2018

    Wilmer Beetus, with the city of Hughes, 907-889-2206, tnicholia62@gmail.com, P.O. Box 45010, Hughes, Alaska 99745, states that the purpose of the project is to replace the failed existing community septic drainfield/leachfield and lime and fill the existing temporary emergency sewer drain trench. Work being proposed is extracting up to 5000 cubic yards of sandy gravel from an existing material source on the Koyukuk River gravel bar to the west of and adjacent to the Hughes Airport runway. Material would be scraped off the top of the gravel bar by dozer to obtain gravels with low fines content. Gravel would be pushed into piles, then loader will lift material into dump truck for transport to the construction site within the community of Hughes. Excavation is proposed to be done entirely on the gravel bar at a time of low river water and will be shallow over about five (5) acres. No equipment, materials, or work would occur in the flowing water of the channel or below the water line. A drainage channel would be constructed on the downstream side of the gravel pit from the low point of the pit to the active river channel to avoid fish entrapment. No construction or fuel storage/refueling would occur on the gravel bar. Access would be via existing roads and along the north end and west sides of the runway. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheet 1), dated February 2018. The project site is located within Section 5, T. 7 N., R. 22 E., Kateel River Meridian; Latitude 66.0383º N., Longitude 154.2700º W.; ADL 240278; on the east bank of the Koyukuk River adjacent to the Hughes Airport (HUS) runway, in Hughes, Alaska. Please contact Heather Markway at (907) 753-2797, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Heather.N.Markway@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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