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NEPA Project Summary 
NEPA #:  DOI-BLM-NV-W010-2013-0021-CX Status:  Completed
Project Name:  South Mystic Springs Occupancy Decision Date:  01/23/2013
EIS OEPC #:  FONSI Date: 
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Project Description:
Coeur Rochester, Inc. (CRI) has been conducting notice-level exploration at the South Mystic Springs project, located near the Nevada-Packard mine area, under case file number N-89745. Under the South Mystic Springs notice, CRI drilled two drill sites within non-contributing elements of the Rochester District National Register Eligible District. A qualified archeologist was on site during the construction of the drill sites to ensure that no contributing elements were damaged or destroyed. During a routine compliance inspection conducted on August 1, 2012, BLM identified two instrumentation boreholes on these two existing drill sites. After drilling the approved holes, CRI left the metal casing in the ground to be used for groundwater monitoring. These instrumentation boreholes were not proposed or authorized under the notice and in order to avoid a noncompliance order CRI submitted an amended notice and occupancy request on October 25, 2012. This NEPA document satisfies the requirements of the occupancy regulations at 43 CFR 3715.
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Project Lead:  Daniel Atkinson    
Phone Number:  (775) 623-1525    
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Office(s):  Humboldt River FO Lead Office:  Humboldt River FO
Counties:  Pershing    
 
Program(s):  Minerals Special Interest(s): 
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CX Extraordinary Circumstances Checklist


Map Set Name Publication Date  
Project Maps 01/24/2013  
     

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Team Review 01/24/2013  
     

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