Public Notice of Small Mine Permit Amendment Application - Willits Company, Inc.

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Public Notice: Small Mine Permit Amendment Application - Willits Company, Inc.

The Willits Company, Inc of Cheyenne, 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 sand & gravel will be
located in: Section 18, Township 14N, Range 67W, Laramie County, Wyoming. The area is
approximately 8.7 miles west of Cheyenne off of the Polo Ranch Road. The proposed operation is
scheduled to begin August, 2020 and is estimated to continue until 2026.
Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division
of the Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and the Laramie County Clerk's Office
Cheyenne, Wyoming. Written objections to the proposed mining operation must be received by
the Administrator of the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality, 200
W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, WY 82002, before the close of business August 21, 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, 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).