Notice of Small Mine Permit Amendment Application - Quality Agg & Construction, Inc.

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Public Notice: Small Mine Permit Amendment Application - Quality Agg & Construction, Inc.

The Quality Agg & Construction, Inc. of Moorcroft, Wyoming has applied for a small mining permit amendment from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Wyoming.  The mining permit amendment area for the mining of scoria will be located in Section 7 in Township 44 North and in Range 71 West in Campbell County, Wyoming.  The amendment area is located approximately 2 miles north of Wright, Wyoming on Highway 59, then 1-mile northeast on an existing ranch road.  The proposed operation is scheduled to begin in June 2020 and is estimated to continue until 2040.

Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Sheridan, Wyoming or in the Campbell County Clerk’s Office in Gillette, Wyoming.  Written objects to the proposed mining operation must be received by the Administrator of the Land Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, before the close of business June 8, 2020.  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 and date and location of the hearing or conference 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 or conference.  The hearing shall 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.  All parties as given in W.S. 35-11-406(j) will be mailed a copy of this notice.  The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be mailed a copy of the application Mine Plan Map as required in W.S. 35-11-406(j).