Prepared By Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on February 8, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in Jackson. Jim Lipe chaired the meeting attended by all but one Board member. Minutes from the January meeting were approved, as were all non-controversial permits issued by the staff since the last meeting. Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
|Surface Mining Permit to Transfer:|
|Blackmer Equipment transfer to|
|Knowles Earthworks, LLC Harrison P07-006|
The surface mining bond transfer listed above was approved in accordance with the staff’s recommendations.
Roy Furrh, MDEQ legal staff, introduced a resolution commending Mr. James R. Tuttle for his service on the MDEQ Permit Board from 1996 – 2010. The Board unanimously voted to adopt the resolution.
UPCOMING EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS
|April 4 – Mississippi Power, Kemper County|
|May 10 – Faircloth Rubbish Site, Hinds County|
The next Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.