American Colloid Company (ACC) proposes to expand its mining operations by 246.24 acres on federal land. A maximum of 24 acres per year would be disturbed over the ten year life of the mine.
The EA has been prepared to analyze the impacts of the proposed project. It is available for public review and comment by visiting the BLM website at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/cyfo/acc.html. (Or it is published below this article) The plan of operations submitted by ACC is available for review at the Cody Field Office, 1002 Blackburn Street in Cody.
The public comment period runs from Aug. 9 through Sept. 7, 2012. Comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; please include "ACC" in the subject line. Comments may also be mailed to AFM Minerals and Lands, BLM-Cody Field Office, 1002 Blackburn Street, Cody, WY, 82414.
For more information, please contact BLM Geologist Gretchen Hurley at 307-578-5900.