Public Notice Archive File
October, November, December 2004

Readers Note: Public Notices for the Division of Environmental Protection are listed by date.  The date for each Public Notice is the web posting date. Hypertext links sends users to the public notice document as well as fact sheets, draft permits etc..  Documents are available in Adobe PDF file format.  Adobe files can be read online or downloaded for printing.
 

 
Bureau of Water Pollution Control

12/21/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV30007 from the following applicant:
Southern California Edison
P.O. Box 29505
Laughlin, NV 89028

for the following facility :

Mohave Generating Station,
655 Bruce Woodbury Way
Laughlin, NV 89028
The Applicant has applied for a renewal of permit NEV99015. The Applicant operates a coal-fired power generating facility, including ponds for storage and/or evaporation of cooling water, fly ash, coal fines, plant wastewater, and plant drainage. The facility permit also includes a small package treatment plant that processes domestic wastewater from the facility, and discharges the treated effluent to a lined evaporation pond. This is a zero discharge permit. Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on January 28, 2005, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. January 28, 2005 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458, or at jhartley@ndep.nv.gov. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684.

Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

12/20/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV99015 from the following applicant:
Sun City Summerlin Community Association Inc.
Sun City Summerlin Golf Courses
9350 Sundial Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89134

for the following facilities :

Palm Valley Golf Course
Eagle Crest Golf Course
Highland Falls Golf Course
The Applicant has applied for a renewal of permit NEV99015 to reuse tertiary treated, nitrified and disinfected wastewater effluent for irrigation of turf and landscaped areas of golf courses (approximately 397 acres) at the three contiguous golf courses listed above. The effluent is treated and supplied by the Durango Hills Water Resource Center, Permit NEV98005. The three courses are limited by the permit to a total 30-day average flow of 5.89 MGD. Both spray and drip irrigation will be used.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on January 24, 2005, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. January 24, 2005 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458, or at jhartley@ndep.nv.gov. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684.

Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

12/17/2004

Notice of Intent

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection gives notice that an application for a Reclamation Permit for a Mining Project for the Alder Creek Ranch Pilot Molybdenum Test Milling Project has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City. The applicant for Permit # 0236 is:
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc.
1675 E. Prater Way, Suite 102
Sparks, NV 89434
This project, will be located within Humboldt County, and is in a portion of Section 35, Township 45 North, Range 28 East, M.D.B. & M, approximately 16 miles southwest from the community of Denio, Nevada. The project will consist of a pilot flotation mill facility and a tailings storage impoundment with a total possible disturbance of 5.35 acres on private land.

The Administrator is constrained to issue the reclamation permit or to deny the application. The Administrator has made the tentative decision to issue the reclamation permit.

Persons wishing to submit written comments or information on the tentative decision must do so in writing no later than by 5 PM on January 20, 2005. Any person who is directly affected by the application for a permit may request, in writing, a public hearing on the application for a permit. The request must state the reason for the request and the issues to be raised at the hearing. This request must be submitted, in writing, no later than by 5 PM on January 20, 2005. All comments or requests for public hearings must be submitted to the following address:
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
333 W. Nye Lane, Room 138
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
All comments or objections received during the public notice period will be considered in the final determination regarding this application. If the Division determines written comments or requests are reasonable and indicate a significant degree of public interest in this matter, the Administrator shall schedule a public hearing in accordance with the requirements of NAC 519A.200. The Division will accept written comments in the form of facsimile, e-mail, or by mail. The comments may also be hand delivered.

The permit application and all application documents are on file at the Division and are available for public inspection and copying pursuant to NRS Chapter 239.010. For more information contact at (775) 687-9410, or toll free in Nevada (800) 992-0900, select option 2 for State Operator, then ask for 687-9410.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

12/14/2004

Public Notice of Proposed Action

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes.

The Administrator has received a complete application for renewal of water pollution control discharge permit NEV94006 from the following applicant:
Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada- Site ST-27/SS-28
Groundwater Treatment Plant
4349 Duffer Drive, Suite 1601
Las Vegas, Nevada 89191-7007
The applicant operates a groundwater remediation system designed to remove organic contaminants from a contaminant plume in the unconfined aquifer underlying Site 27 and Site 28 adjacent to the southwestern portion of Nellis AFB, Clark County, Nevada. Latitude: 36° 15' 00"; Longitude: 114° 59' 30". The proposed permit is for continued discharges from a facility that utilizes an oil/water separator, an iron and manganese removal system, and a packed tower air-stripper to treat hydrocarbon contaminated groundwater. The facility currently discharges the treated water via a pipeline to the base golf course irrigation system storage pond, located on Nellis AFB. Monitoring is required to determine the level of treatment achieved, and to ensure that the groundwater quality is not degraded. This permit will cover a period of five (5) years.

On the basis of preliminary review of the requirements of the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) and implementing regulations, the Administrator proposes to issue a permit to discharge, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of newspaper publication, by January 17, 2005,either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706
All comments or objections received within thirty (30) days will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by calling Icyl C. Mulligan of the Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (702) 687-9432.

Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

12/13/2004

NOTICE OF DECISION AND RESPONSE TO COMMENTS

PERMIT NUMBER NEV94113 – Coyote Mines, Inc. - Coyote Mine

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is hereby issuing approval of a renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV94113 to Coyote Mines, Inc. for the Coyote Mine. The facility is located in Clark County, within Sections 14, 15, 22, and 23 of Township 28S, Range 63E, approximately 1.5 miles north of Searchlight, Nevada.

This renewal allows the Permittee to construct, operate, and close a conventional gravity and heap leach cyanidation facility for the extraction of gold at the Coyote Mine. The Division has been provided with sufficient information in accordance with NAC 445A.350 through NAC 445A.447 to assure the Division that the ground water quality will not be degraded from this operation and that public safety and health will be protected.

This modified permit will become effective December 23, 2004. The final determination of the administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 445A.605 and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A.407. All requests for appeals must be filed by 5:00 PM, December 18, 2004, on Form 3, with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851. For more information, contact directly at (775) 687-9441, toll free in Nevada at (800) 992-0900, extension 4670.

No comments were received during the public comment period.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

12/08/2004

Public Notice

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada (NDEP) is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Federal Clean Water Act.

The Administrator proposes to renew a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. NV000001 to the following applicants:

The City of Reno, City of Sparks, and Washoe County (permittees)

The renewal of this permit will continue the regulation of discharges from the Truckee Meadows area Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) to Waters of the United States. This permit maintains compliance with the provisions of the U.S. Clean Water Act as amended (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq: the "Act") and Chapter 445A of the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS).

Eligible dischargers shall comply with all provisions outlined in the permit and contained within a submitted and approved storm water management plan (SWMP). The scope and coverage of the SWMP shall extend at least to the limits of the urbanized area of the City of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County. The permittees are required to continue to maintain, develop, implement, and enforce a SWMP that reduces the discharge of pollutants from the permittees MS4 to the maximum extent practicable, to protect water quality, and to satisfy the appropriate water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act. The SWMP must be submitted to NDEP no later than October 1, 2005 and fully implement the SWMP within three (3) years of the authorization date of the permit.

On the basis of preliminary review of the requirements of the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS), the Federal Clean Water Act, as amended, and implementing regulations, the Administrator proposes to issue the general permit to discharge, subject to certain limitations and special conditions.

Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed general permit must submit their comments to:
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments must be post marked no later than January 5, 2005.

Any interested party may request a hearing pursuant to Nevada Administrative Code 445A.238. The request for hearing must be filed within the comment period and must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding this general permit. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date. If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time. The proposed general permit, fact sheet, comments received, and other information are on file and copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting Cliff Lawson of the Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9429 or clawson@ndep.nv.gov

Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

12/08/2004

Public Notice

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received an application for treatment/reuse permit # NEV2004527 from the following applicant:
The Animal Foundation
655 N. Mojave Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
The applicant operates the Regional Animal Campus at the above address, as an animal shelter and adoption center. As part of a water conservation effort, the applicant proposes to treat the facility's sanitary (domestic) and building wastewater in a Tidal Flow Wetland Living Machine® System package plant. The wastewater will be biologically treated to secondary standards and be disinfected for reuse. Effluent reuse includes washing of kennels, cages and vehicles to conserve potable (domestic) water. There will be no discharge of treated effluent to either State ground or surface water. The Division has made the tentative determination to issue the proposed treatment/reuse permit to the Permittee for a period of five (5) years.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on January 11, 2005 either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
The request must be filed within the comment period and must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time. The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by calling , P.E., Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9424. The office fax number is (775) 687-4684.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control


12/06/2004

Notice of Proposed Action

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection gives notice that an application for renewal of a Water Pollution Control Permit for the Gold Acres Heap Leach Project, a gold mining and beneficiation facility operated by Cortez Gold Mines, Inc., has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City. The applicant for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0094102 is:
Cortez Joint Venture
HC66 Box 1250
Crescent Valley, Nevada 89821-1250
The facility, operated by Cortez Gold Mines, Inc., is located on public and private land in Lander County, within Sections 25 and 36, Township 28 North, Range 46 East, Section 31, Township 28 North, Range 47 East, Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian, approximately 65 air-miles southwest of the town of Elko.

The project consists of a gold mining and heap leaching facility, with a maximum permitted production rate of 1,500,000 tons of ore per year. The facility is comprised of an open pit mine, a heap leach pad, a barren solution pond, a pregnant solution pond, and a carbon adsorption recovery plant. Facilities are required to be designed, constructed, operated and closed without any discharge or release in excess of those standards established in regulation except for meteorological events which exceed the design storm event. It is estimated the facility will disturb approximately 550 acres of public and private land and has a remaining operating life of less than 5 years.

The Administrator is constrained to issue the renewal Water Pollution Control Permit or to deny the application. The Administrator has made the tentative decision to issue the renewal Permit.

Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed Water Pollution Control Permit, to recommend terms and conditions for consideration of incorporation into the permit, or who request a public hearing pursuant to Nevada Administrative Code, NAC Chapter 445A, must submit their written comments, objections, or requests no later than 5:00 PM on the 30th day following the date of publication of this notice (07 January 2005) to:
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
333 West Nye Lane, Room 138
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
All comments or objections received during the public notice period will be considered in the final determination regarding this Water Pollution Control Permit. If the Division determines written comments or requests indicate a significant degree of public interest in this matter, the Administrator shall schedule a public hearing in accordance with the requirements of NAC 445A.405.

The draft Water Pollution Control Permit and all application documents are on file at the Division and are available for public inspection and copying pursuant to NRS 445A.665. For more information, contact on (775) 687-9409, toll free in Nevada (800) 992-0900, extension 4670, or visit our website at http://ndep.nv.gov.bmrr/bmrr01.html

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control
12/03/2004

Notice of Proposed Action

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Clean Water Act. The Administrator has received a complete application for the modification of water pollution control discharge permit NEV2002504 from the following applicant:
TM Bench Ranch
Thomas and Meridee Wiley
12830 Carson Highway
Fallon, Nevada 89406
The Applicant proposes to land apply domestic septage and grease trap material provided by Shamrock Services Portable Toilets to eighty acres of nutrient deficient agricultural land at the TM Bench Ranch Wildlife and Soil Enhancement Project, a.k.a. Tom Wiley Farm, west of Fallon, Churchill County, Nevada. Domestic septage and grease trap material must be incorporated into the soil within six hours of land application. The Applicant is authorized to store a maximum of 20,000 gallons of domestic septage and grease trap material on-site in two 10,000-gallon, steel, above ground storage tanks.

The applicant is currently authorized to land apply domestic septage, portable toilet waste, and grease trap material supplied by A-1 Septic and Drain Service; Budget Septic Service; Environmental Resources Inc., doing business as Easy Rooter Plumbing; Valley Septic, Sewer, and Drain; and Bonanza Septic Service at the facility under this permit. As part of this permit modification, authorization to land apply material supplied by Waters Vacuum Truck Service, Inc. will be terminated. The proposed modification will not extend the September 23, 2007 permit expiration date.

On the basis of preliminary review of the requirements of the Nevada Revised Statutes, as amended, and implementing regulations, the Administrator proposes to issue the modified permit, NEV2002504, subject to certain effluent limitations. Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments or objections must be received within the thirty (30) day comment period, which begins on the date of this publication. Comments and/or hearing requests postmarked or received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. January 3, 2005 will be considered in the formulation of final determination(s) regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9423. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684.

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Bureau of Water Quality Planning

12/03/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

Draft Total Maximum Daily Loads for Walker Lake, November2004 On October 16, 2001, Mineral County and the Walker Lake Working Group filed a civil action in federal district court against EPA under the Clean Water Act alleging that the EPA had failed to take necessary steps to save Walker Lake. On November 22, 2002, the parties entered into a Consent Decree agreeing to the following actions:
    1. If Nevada fails to include Walker Lake on the 2002 303(d) List for total dissolved solids (TDS), EPA will either:
      a. Determine that Walker Lake needs to be listed for TDS and amend Nevada's 303(d) List; or b. Determine that Walker Lake need not be listed for TDS and provide a copy of its decision to the Plaintiffs.
    2. If Walker Lake is placed on Nevada's 2002 303(d) List for TDS, EPA agrees to establish a Walker Lake TDS TMDL by March 15, 2005, unless Nevada establishes and EPA approves a TMDL prior to March 15, 2005.
Prior to the issuance of the Consent Decree, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) had already included Walker Lake on its 2002 303(d) List (dated October 2002). After discussions with EPA, NDEP agreed to develop the following Walker Lake TDS TMDL in accordance with the Consent Decree. In the event that the NDEP TMDL is not approved by March 15, 2005, EPA will establish the Walker Lake TMDL. For this reason, NDEP and EPA are co-noticing this TMDL at this time.

The Division and EPA are issuing this Public Notice and soliciting public comment on this draft TMDL prior to its final issuance. Hard copies of Draft Total Maximum Daily Loads for Walker Lake, November 2004 can be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Water Quality Planning at the address below:

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Quality Planning
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706

Electronic copies of the TMDL document are located on the BWQP Website at: http://ndep.nv.gov/bwqp/tmdl.htm. or you can click on the link below.

Written or E-mailed public comments should be submitted to NDEP-BWQP by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 7, 2005. Questions or comments should be directed to:

Randy Pahl, P.E. Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Quality Planning
333 W. Nye Lane, Room 138
Carson City, Nevada 89706
(775) 687-9453


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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

11/23/2004

Notice of Proposed Action

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection gives notice that an application for a Water Pollution Control Permit for the Recon Mine Project, a mine and crushing facility, has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City. The applicant for Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2004105 is:
Recon Mining Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 21120
Reno, Nevada 89515
The facility is located in northern Washoe County within Sections 11, 12-14 and 18 of Township 36 North, Range 19 East, Mount Diablo Baseline & Meridian MDB&M), on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The facility is approximately 40 miles northwest of Gerlach, Nevada, on Highway 447, near Duck Flat.

The project consists of open-pit mining followed by physical separation using a grizzly and crusher for shipment off-site. Chemicals will not be used. The maximum permitted production rate is 36,500 tons of ore per year. Facilities are required to be designed, constructed, operated and closed without any discharge or release in excess of those standards established in regulation except for meteorological events which exceed the design storm event.

The Administrator is constrained to issue a Water Pollution Control Permit or to deny the application. The Administrator has made the tentative decision to issue the permit.

Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed Water Pollution Control Permit, to recommend terms and conditions for consideration of incorporation into the permit, or who request a public hearing pursuant to Nevada Administrative Code, NAC Chapter 445A, must submit their written comments, objections, or requests no later than 5:00 PM on the 30th day following the date of publication of this notice to:
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
333 West Nye Lane, Room 138
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
All comments or objections received during the public notice period will be considered in the final determination regarding this Water Pollution Control Permit. If the Division determines written comments or requests indicate a significant degree of public interest in this matter, the Administrator shall schedule a public hearing in accordance with the requirements of NAC 445A.405.

The draft Water Pollution Control Permit and all application documents are on file at the Division and are available for public inspection and copying pursuant to NRS 445A.665. For more information, contact at (775) 687-9401, toll free in Nevada (800) 992-0900, extension 4670

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control


11/19/2004

Public Notice

The Administrator of the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for modification of water pollution control discharge permit # NEV88005 from the following applicant:
Koch Performance Asphalt Co.
3901 West Ponderosa Way
Las Vegas NV 89118
Koch operates an asphalt plant on W Ponderosa Way in unincorporated Clark County. The facility uses stock asphalt cement to produce various materials that are used by their customers for roads, parking lots, and other surfaces. The wastewater is discharged to a lined evaporation pond and results from water softener regeneration, boiler blowdown, reverse osmosis backwash, and stormwater runoff. The subject of the modification is to include two additional discharges to the evaporation pond, boiler bottom blowdown, and cooling tower bleed off, that were left off the original application. The Division has made the tentative determination to issue the proposed permit for the remainder of the five (5) year term, which ends June 19, 2007.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday January 7, 2005, either in person or by mail to:
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
The request must be filed within the comment period and must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time. The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by calling or emiling ,Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775)687-9437. The office fax number is (775)687-4684.

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Bureau of Air Pollution Control

11/17/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 445B, the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) Chapter 445B, and the Clean Air Act, the Division of Environmental Protection is issuing the following notice.

The Administrator received an application to issue an operating permit for a Class I facility from the following applicant:
City of Elko
1751 College Avenue
Elko, Nevada 89801
The project is located in western Nevada, approximately 1.0 mile east of Elko on Hwy 227, in Elko, Nevada. The Administrator has prepared tentative determinations regarding the operating permit that, in brief, are the following:
  • Disposal of municipal solid wastes and other wastes, and other related activities;
  • The emissions from the facility will be 0.16 ton/yr of PM-10 emissions, 0.18 ton/yr of PM emissions, 2.16 tons/yr of NOx emissions, 0.14 ton/yr of SO2 emissions, 0.50 ton/yr of CO emissions, 13.03 tons/yr of VOC emissions, 0.0039 ton/yr of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and 48.83 megagrams/yr of NMOC (Nonmethane Organic Compounds);
  • Adverse ambient air quality impacts are not expected.
On the basis of the preliminary review and the requirements of the NRS, the NAC and the Clean Air Act the Administrator is hereby announcing his intent to issue a Class I air quality operating permit based on a review of the information, as proposed. A copy of the draft operating permit is available for public inspection at:
Elko County Library
720 Court Street
Elko, Nevada 89801-3397
(775) 738-3077
Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding this proposed action or to request a hearing pursuant to NRS 445B Air Pollution and NAC 445B Air Controls should submit their comments or request in writing either in person or by mail or fax within thirty (30) days to:
Tobarak Ullah
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Air Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
(775) 687-9341
(775) 687-6396 FAX
The application, draft permit, any comments received, and other relevant information may be copied at the above address or copies may be obtained by requesting in writing at the above address. Written comments or objections, will be received at the Division of Environmental Protection, above address, until December 21, 2004, and will be retained and considered prior to final action on the Class I operating permit. Upon a valid written request received prior to the end of the comment period, the Administrator will schedule a public hearing on the application and proposed action.

Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know may be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

11/16/2004

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator of the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is issuing this Notice of Proposed Action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Discharge Permit # NEV98020 from the following applicant.
Soft Gel Caps West
10121 Hwy 50 East
Moundhouse, Lyon County
Soft Gel Caps West manufactures paint balls for recreational combat shooting games. The balls burst upon impact, marking their targets with dye. The liquid waste stream, which comes mostly from rinsing the vats the materials are prepared in, is pretreated with an electrically induced settling process prior to biological treatment in a package wastewater treatment plant. The discharge of treated wastewater occurs through a leachfield.

The Administrator has made a determination to propose renewal of the permit. Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determination, or request a hearing pursuant to the water pollution control provisions of the Nevada Administrative Code, should submit their comments or request in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication either in person or by mail to:
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
The end of the comment period and deadline for receipt of all comments or requests in this office is 5:00 P.M. on Monday January 3, 2005. Mail postmarked with that date will also be accepted. Hearing requests must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time. The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by calling Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775)687-9437. The office fax number is (775)687-4684.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

11/10/2004

NOTICE OF FINAL DECISION

Reclamation Permit No. #0231
Carico Lake Mining Company
Carico Lake Turquoise Mine


The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has decided to issue a Reclamation Permit, No.# 0231, for a Mining Project to CARICO LAKE MINING COMPANY. This permit authorizes CARICO LAKE MINING COMPANY to reclaim the CARICO LAKE TURQUOISE MINE. The Project is located in LANDER County, Nevada. The Division has been provided with an application, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 519A to assure the Division that CARICO LAKE MINING COMPANY will leave the project site safe, stable, and capable of providing for a productive post-mining land use.

This permit will become final November 21st, 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to NAC 519A.415. The appeal must be filed by November 20th, 2004 and in accordance with Administrative rules of the Environmental Commission.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

11/09/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION title

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Clean Water Act. The Administrator has received a complete application for a temporary groundwater discharge permit, TNEV2005355, from the following applicant:
San Emidio Agrigate, Inc.
P.O. Box 40
Empire, Nevada 89405
The Applicant proposes to land apply Class B biosolids provided by the Northern California Correctional Center, Litchfield, California at Lone Pine Ranch, 15800 Dry Valley Road, Reno, Nevada 89506. Lone Pine Ranch, APN 78-194-06, is located in Washoe County, approximately 22 miles north of Reno in the Red Rock area. This site was permitted for land application of biosolids provided by the Susanville Consolidated Sanitary District under permit NEV98007 and temporary permit TNEV98015. The temporary permit will limit the Applicant to land applying a maximum of 500 cubic yards of biosolids. The biosolids application rate per acre shall be determined by the agronomic uptake rate of the crop to be planted in the application fields. The biosolids must be incorporated into the soil within six hours of land application. To be eligible for land application, the biosolids must meet at least the Class B standards and pollutant concentration limits.

On the basis of preliminary review of the requirements of the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Clean Water Act, as amended, and implementing regulations, the Administrator proposes to issue the temporary permit to discharge, TNEV2005355, for a six (6) month period subject to certain effluent limitations.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding the permit or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control should submit their comments or request, in writing, within ten (10) days either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments or objections must be received within the ten (10) day comment period, which begins on the date of this publication. Comments and/or hearing requests postmarked or received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 PM November 19, 2004 will be considered in the formulation of final determination(s) regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by calling of the Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9423, The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

11/08/2004

NOTICE OF FINAL DECISION

RECLAMATION PERMIT NO. 0234
Gateway Gold (USA) Corporation
Island Mountain Exploration Project


The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has decided to issue Reclamation Permit, No. 0234, for an Exploration Project to Gateway Gold (USA) Corporation. This permit authorizes Gateway Gold (USA) Corporation to reclaim the Island Mountain 2004 exploration Project. This Project is located in Elko County, Nevada. The Division has been provided with an application, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 519A to assure the Division that Gateway Gold (USA) Corporation will leave the project site safe, stable, and capable of providing for a productive post-mining land use.

This permit will become final on November 19, 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to NAC 519A.415. The appeal must be filed by November 18, 2004 and in accordance with Administrative rules of the Environmental Commission.    No significant comments were received during the public comment period.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

11/02/2004

NOTICE OF FINAL DECISION
RECLAMATION PERMIT NO. 0235

Placer Dome U.S., Inc. dba Placer Dome Americas Bald Mountain Mine Exploration Program

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has decided to issue Reclamation Permit, No. 0235, for an exploration project to Placer Dome U.S., Inc. dba Placer Dome Americas. This permit authorizes Placer Dome U.S., Inc. dba Placer Dome Americas to reclaim the Bald Mountain Mine Exploration Program. This Project is located in White Pine County, Nevada. The Division has been provided with an application, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 519A to assure the Division that Placer Dome U.S., Inc. dba Placer Dome Americas will leave the project site safe, stable, and capable of providing for a productive post-mining land use.

This permit will become final on November 13, 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to NAC 519A.415 and in accordance with Administrative rules of the Environmental Commission.

NAC 519A.415 Appeals to Commission.
1. Any person aggrieved by:

(a) The issuance, denial, renewal, suspension, modification, condition or revocation of a permit; or
(b) The issuance, modification or rescission of any other order, by the state department of conservation and natural resources may appeal to the commission.

2. Any person who requests a hearing before the commission concerning a final decision of the department pursuant to chapter 519A of NRS may do so by filing a request, within 10 days after notice of the action of the department, on form 3* with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89710.

3. The provisions of NAC 445B.875 to 445B.899, inclusive, apply to a hearing of the state environmental commission requested pursuant to subsection 1.

4. The commission will affirm, modify or reverse any action of the department, which is appealed to it. *(See adopting agency for form.)

The appeal must be filed by November 12, 2004

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

11/01/2004

Notice of Proposed Action

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection gives notice that an application for the renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit (WPCP) NEV94113 for the Coyote Mine has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City. The applicant for the permit renewal is:
Coyote Mines, Inc.
Box 9 Coyote Road
HWY US-95 North
Searchlight, NV 89406Coyote Mines, Inc.
The facility is located in Clark County, within Sections 14, 15, 22, and 23 of Township 28S, Range 63E, Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian (MDB&M), approximately 1.5 miles north of the town of Searchlight, Nevada. The facility utilizes both physical and chemical processes to recover gold and silver from mined and stockpiled material. Coyote Mine consists of a shallow pit and several historic stockpiles, a gravity concentration circuit, a heap leach cyanidation pad, pregnant solution pond, process recovery facility, waste rock disposal, and tailings impoundment areas. Permitted ore throughput is limited to 18,250 tons annually.

The Administrator is constrained to issue a renewal of the Water Pollution Control Permit or to deny the application. The Administrator has made the tentative determination to issue this permit renewal.

Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed renewal permit, to recommend terms and conditions for consideration of incorporation into the renewal permit, or who request a public hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, NAC Chapter 445A, must submit their comments, objections, or requests no later than 5:00 PM on the 30th day following the date of publication of this notice (by December 3, 2004) to:
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
Capitol Complex
Attn: Rob Kuczynski, P.E.
333 W. Nye Lane, Room 138 Carson City, NV 89706-0851
All comments or objections received during the public notice period will be considered in the final determination regarding this permit. If the Division determines written comments or requests indicate a significant degree of public interest in this matter, the Administrator shall schedule a public hearing in accordance with the requirements of NAC 445A.405.

The permit and all renewal application documents are on file at the Division and are available for public inspection and copying pursuant to NRS 445A.665. For more information, contact at (775) 687-9441, toll free in Nevada (800) 992-0900, extension 4670

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

10/28/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV98013 from the following applicant:
Rebecca and Joseph Schneider
1 Schneider Ranch Road
Carson City, NV 89705
The Applicants have applied for a renewal of permit NEV98013 to reuse treated effluent generated by the Incline Village General Improvement District's wastewater treatment facility (WWTF). The permit renewal was first published for public notice on September 15, 2004. During the comment period, NDEP received public comment that warrants substantial change to the permit. The public comment requested abandonment of monitor well MW-7, because it is located in an area that no longer receives effluent and because it is suspected that the well is no longer competent. NDEP has determined that elimination of MW-7 is warranted. There are no other changes to the permit.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on December 2, 2004, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. December 2, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684. Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Air Pollution Control


10/28/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

Bureau of Air Pollution Control
Public Notice


Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 445B, the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) Chapter 445B, and the Clean Air Act, the Division of Environmental Protection is issuing the following notice.

The Administrator received an application to issue an operating permit to construct for a Class I facility from the following applicant:
Newmont Nevada Energy Investment, LLC
555 5th Street
Carlin, NV 89801
The project is located in northern Nevada, approximately three miles North of Dunphy, Nevada in Eureka County. The Administrator has prepared tentative determinations regarding the operating permit that, in brief, are the following:
    One 200 MW pulverized coal-fired boiler
    Four 35 MW back-up combustion turbines
    Coal unloading, storage, reclaim and crushing operation
    One fly ash storage silo
    One bottom ash storage stackout
    Two lime storage silos
    Two recycle storage silos
    One activated carbon storage silo
    One multi-cell mechanical draft cooling tower
    One 1,504,000 gallon fuel oil storage tank
    One 50,000 gallon fuel oil storage tank
    One Diesel powered firewater pump
On the basis of the preliminary review and the requirements of the NRS, the NAC and the Clean Air Act the Administrator is hereby announcing his intent to issue a Class I air quality operating permit to construct based on a review of the information, as proposed. A copy of the draft operating permit is available for public inspection at:
ELKO COUNTY LIBRARY
720 COURT STREET
ELKO NV 89801
(775) 738-3066
AND
BATTLE MOUNTAIN BRANCH LIBRARY
625 SOUTH BROAD STREET
BATTLE MOUNTAIN NV 89820
(775) 635-2534
Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding this proposed action or to request a hearing pursuant to NRS 445B Air Pollution and NAC 445B Air Controls should submit their comments or request in writing either in person or by mail or fax within thirty (30) days to:
Matthew A. DeBurle
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Air Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
(775) 687-9391
(775) 687-6396 FAX
The application, draft permit, any comments received, and other relevant information may be copied at the above address or copies may be obtained by requesting in writing at the above address. Written comments or objections, will be received at the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, above address, until December 6, 2004, and will be retained and considered prior to final action on the Class I operating permit. Upon a valid written request received prior to the end of the comment period, the Administrator will schedule a public hearing on the application and proposed action.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control


10/28/2004

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Federal Clean Water Act. The Administrator has received an application for renewal of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit # NV0023043 from the following applicant:
Maryland Villas LLC
818 W. Brooks Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89030
Maryland Villas LLC operates the dewatering system at the Maryland Villas Apartment Complex, located at the Northeast Corner of Maryland Parkway and Wilson Avenue Las Vegas, Clark County, NV 89101. Maryland Villas Apartment Complex is a housing development with 108 apartments on a five-acre site. The development requires permanent dewatering of the below-grade levels of the building foundations. The dewatering system intercepts groundwater seepage from the underlying shallow aquifer in a network of French drains, and discharges this seepage into the Clark County stormdrain system. The stormdrain outfalls to the Upper Las Vegas Wash. Since the dewatering system is permanent, the Division requires the applicant to obtain a five-year NPDES discharge permit. The dewatering discharge will be limited to a maximum flow of 0.072 million gallons per day (50 gallons per minute). Based on a review of the NPDES permit application, the Division has made the tentative determination to renew the NPDES permit for a period of five (5) years.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on December 1, 2004, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. December 1, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458, The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684. This notice and the Fact Sheet for this facility are also available on the NDEP website. Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons who may be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

10/27/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV99002 from the following applicant:
Tournament Players Club at the Canyons
9851 Canyon Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89144

for the following facility:

The Canyons Golf Course
9801 Canyon Run Drive
Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
The Applicant has applied for a renewal of permit NEV99002 to reuse tertiary treated, nitrified and disinfected wastewater effluent for irrigation of turf and landscaped areas (approximately 119 acres) at the TPC Canyons Golf Course. The effluent is supplied by the Durango Hills Water Resource Center (Permit NEV98005). The Canyons Golf Course is limited by permit to a 30-day average flow of 1.92 MGD. Spray irrigation will be used.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on November 29, 2004, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. November 29, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684. Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

10/26/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV99001 from the following applicant:
PGA Tour Properties, TPC Summerlin
1750 N. Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89128

for the following facility :

TPC Summerlin Golf Course
1750 N. Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89128
The Applicant has applied for a renewal of permit NEV99001 to reuse tertiary treated, nitrified and disinfected wastewater effluent for irrigation of turf and landscaped areas (approximately 184 acres) at the TPC Summerlin Golf Course. The effluent is supplied by the Durango Hills Water Resource Center (Permit NEV98005). The Summerlin Golf Course is limited by the permit to a 30-day average flow of 2.32 MGD. Spray irrigation will be used.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on December 1, 2004, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. December 1, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684. Please bring the notice below to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/26/2004

NOTICE OF FINAL DECISION

RECLAMATION PERMIT NO. #0232
NEVADA RAE GOLD INC.
BLACK ROCK CANYON DRY PLACER MINE and MILL

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has decided to issue Reclamation Permit, No. 0232 for a Mining Project to Nevada Rae Gold Inc. This permit authorizes Nevada Rae Gold Inc. to reclaim the BLACK ROCK CANYON DRY PLACER MINE and MILL. This Project is located in Lander County, Nevada. The Division has been provided with an application, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 519A to assure the Division that Nevada Rae Gold Inc. will leave the project site safe, stable, and capable of providing for a productive post-mining land use.

This permit will become final November 5th, of 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to NAC 519A.415. The appeal must be filed by November 4th, 2004 and in accordance with Administrative rules of the Environmental Commission.

No comments were received during the public comment period.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

10/26/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV99004 from the following applicant:
American Golf Corporation
2951 28th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405-2961

for the following facility:

Badlands Golf Club
9119 Alta Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128
The Applicant has applied for a renewal of permit NEV99004 to reuse tertiary treated, nitrified and disinfected wastewater effluent for irrigation of turf and landscaped areas of golf courses (approximately 200 acres) at the Badlands Golf Club. The effluent is generated and supplied by the Durango Hills Water Resource Center, Permit NEV98005. The Badlands Golf Club is limited by the permit to a 30-day average flow of 1.2 MGD. Both spray and drip irrigation will be used.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on November 29, 2004, either in person or by mail to:
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851
Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. November 29, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/20/2004

NOTICE OF DECISION

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT
NUMBER NEV0099100

ICM Corporation
Yellow Camp Project


The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has decided to issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0099100 to ICM Corporation. This permit authorizes the construction, operation, and closure of approved mining facilities in Churchill County. The Division has been provided with sufficient information, in accordance with Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A.350 through NAC 445A.447, to assure the Division that the groundwater quality will not be degraded by this operation, and that public safety and health will be protected.

The permit will become effective 03 November 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 445A.605 and NAC 445A.407. All requests for appeals must be filed by 5:00 PM, 29 October 2004, on Form 3, with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851. For more information, contact at (775) 687-9409, toll free in Nevada at (800) 992-0900, extension 4670. No comments were received during the public comment period.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/15/2004

Notice Of Decision

Water Pollution Control
Permit Number Nev0091029
For The North Block Project

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has decided to issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0091029 to Barrick Goldstrike Mines Inc. This permit authorizes the construction, operation, and closure of the approved facilities. The Division has been provided with sufficient information, in accordance with NAC 445A.350 through NAC 445A.447, to assure the Division that the groundwater quality will not be degraded by this operation and that public safety and health will be protected.

This permit will become effective October 30, 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 445A.605 and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A.407. All requests for appeals must be filed by 5pm, October 25, 2004 on Form 3 with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89706. For more information, contact Bob Carlson at (775) 687-9401, toll free in Nevada at (800) 992-0900, extension 4670.

Responses to comments received during the public notice period are presented below:

State of Nevada - Department of Wildlife, dated September 3, 2004: At this time the Nevada Department of Wildlife supports renewal of the Water Pollution Control Permit for the North Block Project.

NDEP Response: Comment is noted.

Elko County Board of Commissioners, dated September 29, 2004: Elko County supports the renewal of a water pollution control permit to Barrick Goldstrike Mines, Inc. for the North Block Project. We believe this project will cause minimal impact to the area and will be in keeping with the County Commission's position of wise multiple use of public lands.

NDEP Response: Comment is noted.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/12/2004

Notice of Decision

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT
NUMBER NEV2004102

Nevada Rae Gold, Inc.
Black Rock Canyon Mine and Mill Project

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has decided to issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2004102 to Nevada Rae Gold, Inc. This permit authorizes the construction, operation, and closure of approved placer mining facilities in Lander County. The Division has been provided with sufficient information, in accordance with Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A.350 through NAC 445A.447, to assure the Division that the groundwater quality will not be degraded by this operation, and that public safety and health will be protected.

The permit will become effective 26 October 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 445A.605 and NAC 445A.407. All requests for appeals must be filed by 5:00 PM, 21 October 2004, on Form 3, with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851. For more information, contact at (775) 687-9409, toll free in Nevada at (800) 992-0900, extension 4670.

During the public comment period, one (1) letter was received from the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW) to request that, although the proposed recycle water ponds do not pose a chemical hazard, methods be considered to restrict terrestrial wildlife access to mitigate physical hazards. NDEP has recommended that the Permittee contact NDOW to discuss the concerns.

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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/12/2004

Notice

Water Pollution Control
Permit Number Nev2004104
For The Praxis Metals Project

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has decided to issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2004104 to Praxis Metals LLC. This permit authorizes the construction, operation, and closure of the approved facilities. The Division has been provided with sufficient information, in accordance with NAC 445A.350 through NAC 445A.447, to assure the Division that the groundwater quality will not be degraded by this operation and that public safety and health will be protected.

This permit will become effective October 23, 2004. The final determination of the Administrator may be appealed to the State Environmental Commission pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 445A.605 and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A.407. All requests for appeals must be filed by 5pm, October 18, 2004 on Form 3 with the State Environmental Commission, 333 West Nye Lane, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89706. For more information, contact at (775) 687-9401, toll free in Nevada at (800) 992-0900, extension 4670.

Comments were not received during the public notice period.

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Bureau of Water Pollution Control

10/07/2004

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

The Administrator, Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City, Nevada is issuing the following notice of proposed action under the Nevada Revised Statutes. The Administrator has received a complete application for the renewal of groundwater discharge permit NEV50025 from the following applicant:

Clark County Water Reclamation District
5857 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89122

The Clark County Water Reclamation District (CCWRD) operates the Overton Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF), located two miles east of the town of Overton, Clark County, Nevada. Domestic (sanitary) wastewater is treated in a system of three primary and four secondary facultative ponds, which discharge seasonally to groundwaters of the State of Nevada, via two percolation ponds. The facility is currently permitted for 350,000 gallons per day of wastewater. The Division has made the tentative determination to renew the groundwater discharge permit for a period of five (5) years, subject to certain effluent limitations.

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance, or request a hearing pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, Water Pollution Control, should submit their comments or request, in writing, within thirty (30) days of the date of newspaper publication, hand-delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on November 5, 2004, either in person or by mail to:

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
333 West Nye Lane
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851

Comments and/or hearing requests received via facsimile or e-mail before 5:00 P.M. November 5, 2004 will also be accepted. All requests for hearings must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reason(s) why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day comment period will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. The public notice of such hearings will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing date.

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

The application, proposed permit, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting , Bureau of Water Pollution Control at (775) 687-9458, or by facsimile at (775) 687-4684.

Please bring this notice to the attention of persons who may be interested in the above-proposed action.



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Bureau of Mining Regulation & Reclamation

10/01/2004

Notice of Intent

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection gives notice that an application for a Reclamation Permit for an Exploration Project for the Island Mountain 2004 Exploration Project has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City. The applicant for Permit # 0234 is:

Gateway Gold (USA) Corporation
1010-325 Howe Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 1Z7

This project, will be located within Elko County, and is in portion(s) of Sections 1, 2, 11 and 12 of Township 44 North, Range 55 East, M.D.B. & M, approximately 60 miles north from the community of Elko, Nevada. The project will consist of approximately 80 exploration drill holes to assess potential gold reserves with a total possible disturbance of 14 acres on both public and private land claims.

The Administrator is constrained to issue the reclamation permit or to deny the application. The Administrator has made the tentative decision to issue the reclamation permit.

Persons wishing to submit written comments or information on the tentative decision must do so in writing no later than by 5 PM on November 3, 2004. Any person who is directly affected by the application for a permit may request, in writing, a public hearing on the application for a permit. The request must state the reason for the request and the issues to be raised at the hearing. This request must be submitted, in writing, no later than by 5 PM on November 3, 2004.

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
333 W. Nye Lane, Room 138
Carson City, Nevada 89706-0851

All comments or objections received during the public notice period will be considered in the final determination regarding this application. If the Division determines written comments or requests are reasonable and indicate a significant degree of public interest in this matter, the Administrator shall schedule a public hearing in accordance with the requirements of NAC 519A.200. The Division will accept written comments in the form of facsimile, e-mail, or by mail. The comments may also be hand delivered.

The permit application and all application documents are on file at the Division and are available for public inspection and copying pursuant to NRS Chapter 239.010. For more information contact Richard Gantt at (775) 687-9410, or toll free in Nevada (800) 992-0900, select option 2 for State Operator, then ask for 687-9410.

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