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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
Pawnee County, Nebraska
DuBois, NE
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Surety Release for Mineral Exploration Permit
May 22, 2017
June 30, 2017


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division

Pursuant to Title 135, Rules and Regulations for Mineral Exploration Holes, Chapter 7, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to release Surety for Mineral Exploration in Southeastern Nebraska. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., 11252 Aurora Ave., Des Moines, IA 50322 has completed mineral exploration at their site under Mineral Exploration Permit NE0211736 in Pawnee County, Nebraska.

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. has completed mineral exploration hole abandonment and site reclamation as outlined in the above referenced permit. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. is actively reclaiming the location where the mineral exploration hole was drilled. As such, the mineral exploration hole is no longer present at the site. A record review has been conducted by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to confirm statements from Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

Persons may request a fact sheet, may comment upon or object to the release of the surety, or may request a public hearing by writing to Marty Link, Water Quality Division Administrator, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922, prior to June 30, 2017. A request for public hearing shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at a hearing. All comments shall be considered prior to making a decision regarding a public hearing. If the Department of Environmental Quality receives substantive comments regarding this proposed surety release, a public hearing may be scheduled.

Copies of the fact sheet and all information pertaining to the surety release will be available for viewing and copying at the Department of Environmental Quality, Suite 400, 1200 N Street, The Atrium, in Lincoln between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, or mailed upon request. This information is also available on the Department’s website under “Public Notices.” Further information may be obtained from David Miesbach, Groundwater Unit, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Lincoln, Nebraska (402) 471-4982.

Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call 711 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186.