APMA F20182498a An Amended Placer Mining & Reclamation Permit Application within the Nome Mining District, Goldbottom Creek

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received an Amended Multi-Agency Application for Permits to Mine in Alaska - APMA F20182498a for Mining and Reclamation in the Nome Mining District near the town of Nome. The mining related activity is located within Township 008S, Range 034W, Kateel Meridian. The USGS 1:250,000 Quadrangle is Nome. APMA forms include applications for Miscellaneous Land Use Permits (MLUPs), Approved Plan of Operations, and Reclamation Plan Approvals for a mining operation.

The Mining Section of the Division of Mining, Land and Water proposes to issue a [MLUP/POO] pursuant to [11 AAC 96.010] or [11 AAC 86.800] for mining and/or exploration activity as well as reclamation approval on state lands. Winter cross country travel on state lands not within state mining locations may also be authorized.

State land use beyond the mining locations will be adjudicated by DNR separately.

 A copy of the application may be obtained from DNR.  For applications within the Northern Region contact Jack Kerin by phone at (907) 451-2736, by fax at 451-2703, by email at, or by mail to 3700 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709.   For applications within the Southcentral or Southeast Regions contact Hollie Chalup by phone (907) 269-8647, by fax at 269-8949, by email at, or by mail to 550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 900B, Anchorage, AK 99501.

This is a courtesy notice provided to the public. Your comments about this activity will receive consideration even though this is a courtesy notice provided they are received within 14 days from the posting date of this notice. Your comments on the MLUP or Plan of Operations should be submitted to the same contacts listed in the preceding paragraph.

Other State Agencies which use or review the APMA application include the Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Fish and Game (ADF&G) and Revenue (DOR). Federal Agencies include the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) also reviews this application. These agencies adjudicate or review this application for the permits they may require for mining related activities. Their adjudication may include additional separate notice. Mining Fact Sheets about the Agencies which receive the application can be found at and A more detailed discussion of the agencies that use this application is given in the application itself

DNR reserves the right to waive technical defects in this publication

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Created 6/13/2019 11:04:13 AM by jrogers


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Multi-Agency Application for Permits to Mine in Alaska – APMA
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 6/13/2019
Archive Date: 6/27/2019