Notice of Request for Interim Mine Stabilization - Uranium One USA, Inc. - Willow Creek Mine

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Uranium One USA, Inc. - Willow Creek Mine, Request for Interim Mine Stabilization

Uranium One USA, Inc. has filed a request for interim mine stabilization for a five year period with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division. The Willow Creek Mine is operated under mining permit no. 478 and is located in: the Powder River Basin at the base of the North Pumpkin Butte. The Willow Creek Mine property consists of Irigaray and Christensen Ranch. Interim mine stabilization is applicable to the Christensen Ranch site, which consists of approximately 14,000 acres within all or portions of Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, and 12 of  Township 44N, Range 77W; Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 of Township 44N, Range 76W; Sections 24, 25, 34, 35 and 36 of Township 45N, Range 77W; and Sections 19, 30, 31, 32 and 33 of Township 45N, Range 76W in Johnson and Campbell Counties, Wyoming. The mineral being mined is uranium. The mine is located approximately 50 miles southeast of Buffalo, 32 miles west of Kaycee and 30 miles northeast of  Midwest, Wyoming.  Information regarding the operation and the interim stabilization request may be reviewed at the office of the WDEQ-Land Quality Division in Cheyenne (and at the District III office in Sheridan).