Notice of Permit Revision Application - AUC, LLC PT0824

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Public Notice: Permit Revision Application - AUC, LLC PT0824

The AUC LLC of 500 N. Shoreline Blvd. Ste. 800N Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401 has applied for a revision of its in situ mining permit PT0824, approved July 17, 2015 from the Land Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.  The permit area for the mining of uranium is located in: All or portions of Sections 1 and 12, Township 42 North, Range 74 West; All or portions of Sections 5 and 6, Township 42 North, Range 73 West; All or portions of Sections 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34, Township 43 North, Range 73 West; All or portions of Sections 35 and 36, Township 43 North, Range 74 West, Campbell County, Wyoming. The Reno Creek Project lies approximately 10 miles west of Wright near the intersection of WY Highway 387 and Clarkelen Road.  This area can be found on the Baker Spring and Rattlesnake Draw USGS quadrangle maps.  The mining operation has not yet begun operations.  The land, after mining, will be reclaimed and returned to landowners for unrestricted use.  The purpose of the Permit revision is to incorporate the property known as the North Reno Creek Project AUC LLC acquired from Uranerz Energy Corporation into the Permit.  This revision will add additional Production Units to the Reno Creek Project Mine Plan.

Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Sheridan, Wyoming or the Campbell County Clerk's Office, Gillette, Wyoming.  A complete index sheet identifying all proposed changes is located at the beginning of Volume 1 of the printed copies included with the revision application available for public viewing.  Written objections to the proposed permit revision 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 July 28, 2022. Objections may also be submitted by the same deadline via the Land Quality Division’s electronic comment portal at http://lq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com.  Only the North Reno Creek Project revision is open for public review.  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 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.  The hearing would 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.  The Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission will be mailed a copy of the application mine plan map as required in W.S. §35-11-406(j).