Conduct analysis for baseline studies (geology, geotechnical stabilty and hydrology) to determine feasibility of Mt. Emmons moly mine
Carbon Creek, Splains Gulch and Mt .Emmons areas, Gunnison National Forest.
District: Gunnison Ranger District
Mt. Emmons Baseline Study Scoping Document - December 16, 2010 (PDF 94kb) The Forest Service is seeking early public input into the consideration of approving US Energy's Plan of Operations for Baseline Studies. Official comment period to allow appeal status will occur when the Environmental Assessment is made available to the public.
Plan of Operations Acceptance Letter - May 3, 2010 (PDF 150kb) Letter notifies US Energy that their submitted Plan of Operations has been accepted and will further be developed into a proposed action to be analyzed under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) along with any alternatives formulated during the process.
Appendices A-C for Plan of Operations - December 10, 2010 (PDF 11983kb) Company's Plan of Operations
Appendix A- Lists Mining Claim serial numbers.
Appendix B- Contains construction diagrams for monitoring wells
Appendix C- Contains copies of applications for activities as required by federal law and the Company's Articles of Incorporation
Maps for Plan of Operations - December 10, 2010 (PDF 19981kb) Company's Plan of Operations maps show specific aerial photo locations of proposed activities and how they are connected in order to determine feasibility/stability of possible future (unproposed)mining activity.