Deer Creek Mine
Permit Renewal Application
Thermal Generation Environmental Services
1407 West North Temple, Suite 210
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
PacifiCorp hereby submits an application for a permit renewal of the Deer Creek Mine for the purposes of conducting reclamation activities. The mine sites in Deer Creek and Rilda canyons were competed in 2019. The Deer Creek Mine however, has experienced some issues concerning the functioning of the reclaimed channel. PacifiCorp is in the process remediating these issues. The permit area encompasses approximately 19,937 acres as located on the area map below.
A surety bond for $3,601,000 is filed with the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining and is payable to the State of Utah, Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM), and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM).
A copy of the permit renewal application may be examined at the office of the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 1210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5801 and also at the Recorders Office located in the Emery County Courthouse in Castle Dale, Utah. Written comments, objections, or requests for an informal conference may be submitted to the Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining address above. Said comments must be submitted thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication of this notice. This notice is being published to comply with the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, and State and Federal regulations promulgated pursuant to said Act.
Published in the ETV Newspaper on October 14, October 21, October 28 and November 4, 2020.