Summary of Meeting Held March 12, 2019
The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on February 12, 2019, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, in Jackson. James Hoffmann chaired the meeting.
The Board approved minutes from the February 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
|AMG Construction, Inc.||Tallahatchie||P16-019||Initial 90%|
|Boydstun Lumber Company||Winston||P87-021||Final 10%|
|Hammett Gravel||Yazoo||P93-076||Final 90%|
|Hammett Gravel||Yazoo||P02-048||Final 90%|
|Memphis Stone & Gravel Company||Panola||P09-011||Initial 90%|
|Neely Trucking & Excavating||Rankin||P94-128||Final 90%|
|Ralph Weldy||Forrest||P94- 014A||Final 10%|
SURFACE MINING PERMIT TRANSFER
|Charles Henley to Necaise Brothers Constr, Inc||Hancock||P03-028A|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc to WAG Sand & Gravel, LLC||Copiah||P95-069T2|
|S & S Sand and Gravel, LLC to SamSand WMS, LLC||Wilkinson||P03-017AT|
SURFACE MINING PERMIT TO RESCIND
|Firetower Landfill, LLC||Biloxi||P93-064T1|
|Wallace T. L. Construction||Greene||P15-018|
SURFACE PERMIT APPLICATION
|WC Fore, LLC||Harrison||A1999|
Mr. Furrh, MDEQ Legal Counsel, reported that a resolution has been worked out between Dr. Richard Vise and D and E Construction Company Inc. regarding the Reissuance and Modification of Coverage under the Mining Storm Water General Permit No. MSR320485, and Surface Mining Permit Modification with Acreage Permit No. P95-071 (Lauderdale County) which was approved by the Board during the December meeting. The request for an Evidentiary Hearing has been withdrawn.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on April 9, 2019, at 9 a.m.
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