The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on April 9, 2019, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, in Jackson. James Hoffmann chaired the meeting.
The Board approved minutes from the April meeting and the non-controversial actions/ certifications completed by the staff since the April meeting.
Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
James Matheney (MDEQ Office of Geology, Mining and Reclamation) presented the MDEQ Staff’s recommendations and Board approved the following:
Surface Mining Bond Releases
|Memphis Stone & Gravel Company||DeSoto||P01-024||Final 90%|
|Neely Trucking & Excavating||Rankin||P96-074||Additional 10%|
|Thomas D. Murray||Harrison||P11-004||Initial 90%|
|W.E. Blain & Sons, Inc.||Scott||P91-046T||Final 50%|
|W.E. Blain & Sons, Inc.||Scott||P96-013||Final 50%|
SURFACE MINING PERMIT TRANSFER
|Sam Pilkinton to Phillips Contracting Co.||Lowndes||P09-025|
|Dubois Dozer and Dirt Inc. to Freedoms Image, LLC||Rankin||P18-004|
SURFACE MINING PERMIT TO RESCIND
Evidentiary Hearing – Renaissance at Colony Park, LLC
Madison County, Mississippi – Evidentiary Hearing Regarding MDEQ’s denial of Petitioner’s Request for Revocation of Section 401 Water Quality Certification No. WQC 2015041
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on June 11, 2019, at 9 a.m.
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