The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on September 11, 2018, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, in Jackson. James Hoffmann chaired the meeting.
The Board approved minutes from the August meeting and the non-controversial actions/ certifications completed by the staff since the August meeting.
Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
Ron Porter (MDEQ Office of Geology, Mining and Reclamation) presented the MDEQ Staff’s recommendations and Board approved the following:
Surface Mining Bond Releases
|Joe McGee Construction Company, Inc.||Clarke||P12-008||Final 10%|
|Century Construction and Realty||Union||P15-008||No Release|
Surface Mining Permits to Rescind
|West Madison Mining, LLC||Yazoo||P11-014|
|Madison County BOS||Yazoo||P08-033|
OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROL
No items; however, Mark Williams, Chief, MDEQ Waste Division made a presentation to the Board describing the Solid Waste Planning and Permitting Procedures.
Roy Furrh, MDEQ Legal Counsel reported that the Evidentiary Hearing for C.F. Gollott and Son is scheduled for the December meeting.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on October 9, 2018, at 9 a.m.
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