Prepared By Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened at 9:00 a.m. on January 11, 2022. This meeting was held through a telephone conference call and the public was invited to listen to the deliberations of the Board. The Board first approved minutes from the previous meeting held on December 14, 2021 and the non-controversial actions/certifications completed by the staff since the December meeting. Then, following a prepared agenda, the Board considered items 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 Release
|Wet Mine Assets Holding, LLC||Hancock||P04-008AT||Additional 10%|
|WG Yates & Sons Construction||Jackson||P87-045T||Final 20%|
Roy Furrh, MDEQ Chief Counsel, reminded the Permit Board members that they need to complete their annual compliance forms; statement of economic interest forms and EPA conflict forms.
Mr. Furrh also stated that the February 8, 2022 Permit Board Meeting will probably be in person.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on February 8, 2022, at 9 a.m.
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