Notice of Application for Permit Revision - Strata Energy Inc. PT0802

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Strata Energy Inc. PT0802 - Notice of Permit Revision Application

Strata Energy, Inc. of Oshoto, Wyoming has applied for a revision of its in-situ mining permit (Permit No. 802 approved November 16, 2012) from the Land Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. The permit area for the mining of Uranium is located in: all or parts of Sections 7, 17, 18 and 19 of Township 53 North, Range 67 West and, all or parts of Sections 12, 13, and 24 of Township 53 North, Range 68 West, Crook County, Wyoming. The Ross ISR Project is approximately 23 miles north of Moorcroft, Wyoming and within the upper reaches of the Little Missouri River drainage. This area can be found on the Oshoto U.S.G.S 7.5? Topographic Quadrangle Map of Crook County, Wyoming. The mining operation began in December 2015 and is estimated to continue until 2033. The land, after mining, will be returned to a grazing, agriculture (crop production), and industrial uses. The revisions include modifications to Permit No. 802 to accommodate ISR operations with the use of low pH lixiviant in addition to alkaline lixiviant. Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Sheridan, Wyoming or the Crook County Clerk's Office, Sundance, Wyoming. A complete index sheet identifying all proposed changes is included with the revision application available for public viewing. Written objections to the proposed permit revision must be received by the Administrator of the Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, WY 82002, before the close of business January 26, 2019. Only the revision is open for public review. If an objection specifically requests a public hearing before the Environmental Quality Council, a public hearing shall be held within twenty (20) days after the final date for filing objections unless a different period is stipulated to by the parties. The Environmental Quality Council or Director shall publish notice of the time, date and location of the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the locality of the proposed operation once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks immediately prior to the hearing. The hearing would be conducted as a contested case in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act (W.S. §16-3-101 through §16-3-115), and the right of judicial review shall be afforded as provided in that act. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission will be mailed a copy of the application mine plan map as required in W.S. §35-11-406(j).