Notice of Application for Research & Development License - Pacific Soda, LLC

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Research & Development License Application - Pacific Soda, LLC

The Pacific Soda, LLC, of 162 Adams Street, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80206 has applied for a research and development license from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Wyoming.  The license area for the mining of trona will be located in: Section 27, Township 16North, Range 110 West, of the 6th P.M., Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The License Area is approximately 20 miles southwest of the Town of Green River.  The proposed operation is scheduled to begin September, 2020    and is estimated to continue until 2025.

Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Lander or the Sweetwater County Clerk's Office, Green River, 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 September 4, 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).