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White Spar Claims AML Project

Lower adit.
Lower adit.
Upper adit.
Upper adit.
Trench.
Trench.
Numbers:
B-26-3; Site #103002; WY001619NCA; FRMT0160

Location: Fremont County

Site Features: 2 highwalls, 2 portals, 2 open adits, >5 spoil piles, historical debris/structures

Safety Hazards: portal 2 has some fracturing of the bedrock; potential for injury due to falling and entrapment hazards

Environmental Hazards: sediment from mine area has blocked the stream channel; rill erosion observed along all spoil piles; gully erosion along existing drainage; compromised stream channel

Proposed Reclamation: PUF adit closure, pit closure and portal backfill closure, stabilize spoil piles

Estimated Costs: over $10,000 for construction alone; additional cost will include cultural/historic, bat survey, etc, reports and environmental analysis