DEQ Disapproves Cottonwood Gravel Pit Opencut Mining Permit
February 15, 2018
SEELEY LAKE – The Department of Environmental Quality notified Deer Creek Excavating, LLC’s that their application for an Opencut Mining Permit contains deficiencies that must be corrected prior to approving the application. If Deer Creek still wants to pursue the application, they can appeal DEQ’s decision within 30 days or submit a revised application that resolves all deficiencies within a year. If DEQ deems the revised application acceptable, the application will be approved.
The proposed Cottonwood Pit is 26.5 acres located approximately four miles east of Seeley Lake in Powell C...