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PENDING APPLICATIONS & ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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Company & Application Name Document Date Public Notice with Open Comment Periods
Cloud Peak Energy: Prospecting Bond Release XB1 for 321
Bond Release Application
Completeness Determination

06/19/20
07/21/20
 
Decker Coal Company: West Decker Renewal RN8
Renewal Application
1st Round Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Deficiency
2nd Round Deficiency
Completness Determination
2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency
Acceptability Determination
Written Findings
Approval Letter

03/26/20
05/06/20
09/09/20
10/06/20
10/21/20
01/14/21
02/03/21
03/19/21
03/19/21
 
Decker Coal Company: East Decker Coal Mine Amendment AM2
Amendment Application
1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency
2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination
1st Round Acceptability Determination

09/21/18
12/18/19
02/01/19
05/02/19
06/26/19
08/27/19
12/20/19
Public Portal: http://svc.mt.gov/deq/myCOALPublic/
Spring Creek Coal: Amendment AM5
Amendment Application
1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination
1st Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Acceptability Deficiency
2nd Completeness Determination
2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency
Alluvial Valley Floor Determination
Response to 2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency
3rd Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 3th Round Acceptability Deficiency
4th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 4th Round Acceptability Deficiency
5th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 5th Round Acceptability Deficiency
6th Round Acceptability Deficiency

12/30/16
03/29/16
05/04/16
08/02/16
11/29/16
03/16/17
03/21/17
07/14/17
Nov 2017
12/20/17
04/10/18
04/17/18
08/03/18
08/07/18
09/04/18
09/05/18
01/03/19


Public Portal: http://svc.mt.gov/deq/myCOALPublic/

Spring Creek Coal: Bond Release SL13
Bond Release Application
Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Deficiency Response
Completeness Determination
Acceptability Determination
Approval Letter

10/04/19
12/04/19
07/27/20
09/22/20
01/25/21
04/02/21

 
Spring Creek Coal: Bond Release SL14
Bond Release Application
​Completeness Determination
Acceptability Determination
Approval Letter

08/13/20
09/22/20
01/25/21
04/02/21
 
Western Energy Company: Rosebud Area A Major Revision TR3
Major Revision Application
1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency 
2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Respone to 2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination

07/31/20
09/01/20
01/08/21
02/03/21
02/04/21
03/10/21
Public Notice for Completeness Determination will be published in the Independent Press on March 18 and 25, and April 1 and 8, 2021.
*Proposed Comment End Date: May 8, 2021
Western Energy Company: Rosebud Area D Major Revision TR2
Major Revision Application
Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Deficiency Response
Completeness Determination
1st Round Acceptability Deficiency

10/30/20
12/15/20
12/29/20
02/11/21
04/02/21
Public Notice for Completeness Determination will be published in the Independent Press on February 18 and 25, and March 4 and 11, 2021.
*Proposed Comment End Date: April 12, 2021
Western Energy Company: Rosebud Area D Bond Release SL14
Bond Release Application
1st Round Completness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination

04/17/20
06/11/20
08/21/20
11/13/20
 
Western Energy Company: Rosebud Area D Bond Release SL15
Bond Release Application
1st Round Completness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination

04/20/20
06/11/20
08/28/20
11/13/20
 
Western Energy: Amendment AM5 (Area B)
Amendment Application
1st Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Completeness Deficiency
2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Response to 2nd Round Completeness Deficiency
Completeness Determination
1st Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 1st Round Acceptability Deficiency
2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency
3rd Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 3rd Round Acceptability Deficiency
4th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 4th Round Acceptability Deficiency
5th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 5th Round Acceptability Deficiency
6th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Response to 6th Round Acceptability Deficiency
Updated Completeness Determination

02/17/17
03/28/17
04/20/17
05/23/17
05/23/17
05/24/17
09/20/17
12/06/17
04/05/18
07/30/18
11/26/19
03/22/19
07/12/19
11/05/19
02/25/20
04/28/20
07/24/20
01/07/21
02/24/21

View Permit by going to:

http://svc.mt.gov/deq/myCOALPublic/

Site Name Rosebud Mine/Permit ID C1984003B

Public Notice for Completeness Determination will be published in the Independent Press on March  4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021.
*Proposed Comment End Date: April 24, 2021

Western Energy: Area B Bond Release SL16
Bond Release Application
Completeness Determination
1st Round Acceptability Deficiency
2nd Round Acceptability Deficiency

12/20/16
02/14/17
08/08/17
11/08/17
 

*Anticipated dates of publication and comment period end dates cannot be confirmed until the receipt of the Affidavit of Publication from the newspaper.