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Yankee Boy Claims AML Project

Portal.
Portal.
shaft.
Shaft.
Numbers:
  B-12-2; WY001581NCA; FRMT0155

Location: Fremont County

Site Features: 1 vertical opening, 1 portal, open adit, 4 spoil piles, 3 trenches, 1 pit, historical debris/structures,

Safety Hazards: portal has unstable fractured bedrock; adit poses a hazard for ceiling collapse and entrapment

Environmental Hazards: portal No. 1 has standing water at a depth of 6 inches with the hazard of commingling of surface runoff with the groundwater; unstable spoil piles compromising channel function.

Proposed Reclamation: hand labor closure; PUF and stone bulkhead closure

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