Mineral Resources LLC seeks to permit the existing facilities described in Application 31433. The project involves direct diversion of 0.08 cubic foot per second and collection to storage of 19 acre-feet (af) per annum, with an annual limit of 46 af. Water will be diverted from November 1 of each year through April 30 of the succeeding year for mining purposes. The diversion facilities were built in 2002 and water was used in the existing mine beginning in early 2003.
Project Location - Specific: Within SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 29, T20N, R4E, MDB&M, near Schirmer Ravine Road
Notice of Exemption
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Reasons for Exemption
The baseline for this project is July 22, 2003. The project involves permitting an existing facility which was constructed to its present state prior to the start of the Lead Agency's environmental review and does not involve an expansion in use beyond that which existed at the time the Lead Agency began its environmental review.