Notice of Amendment Application to Source Material License - Uranium One USA, Inc.

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Amendment Application to Source Material License WYSUA-1341 - Uranium One USA, Inc.

Uranium One USA, Inc. of Casper, Wyoming has applied for an amendment to its Source Materials License WYSUA-1341, Amendment 6 from the Land Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. The license area for the mining of uranium is located in Johnson and Campbell Counties, Sections 5, 8, 9, 16, 25, 34, 35 and 36 Township 45N, Range 77W, Sections 19 and 31-33 Township 45N, Range 76W, Sections 3-10 and 16-21 Township 44N, Range 76W, Sections 1-3 and 10-12, Township 44N, Range 77W. The 14,986.38 acre area is located approximately 50 miles southeast of Buffalo, 32 miles west of Kaycee and 30 miles northeast of Midwest, Wyoming at the base of the North Pumpkin Butte. This area can be found on the Del Gulch USGS quadrangle map(s). The mining operation began August 1978 and is estimated to continue until 2030. The land, after mining will be returned to livestock grazing and oil and gas development and production activities. The amendment request updates the approved reclamation and decommissioning plan soil cleanup methodologies to be consistent with current clean-up standards. Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne or the Johnson and Campbell County Clerk’s Office at Buffalo or Gillette, Wyoming. A complete index sheet identifying all proposed changes is included with the revision application available for public viewing. Written objections to the proposed license amendment 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 on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Only the amendment is open for public review. If an objection specifically requests a public hearing with the Department and is found to be an aggrieved party as defined in W.S. §35-11-103(a)(vii), a public hearing shall be held after the final date for filing objections. The Land Quality Division 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 at least two (2) consecutive weeks immediately prior to the hearing. The hearing would be conducted in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act (W.S. §16-3-101 through §16-3-115) as it pertains to hearings. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be mailed a copy of the application mine plan map.