Iron Age Mine


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
Iron Age Mine
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
The Proposed Project will remove, crush, and transport offsite the iron ore tailings deposited prior to the enactment of SMARA and then reclaim areas disturbed by the removal activities. There will be no new mining. The iron ore tailings are a lower grade iron previously stockpiled as an overburden or waste material that is now economical to utilize.

Contact Information

Reuben Arceo
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Twentynine Palms
San Bernardino
Southern California
Cross Streets
Twenty-Nine palms Highway 62
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 62

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Iron Ore)
Local Actions
Mine Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Biological Resources, Cultural


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