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The DRMS Pre-Hearing Conference

The long awaited DRMS Pre-Hearing Conference sets the stage for the State Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety Board to consider Peak Ranch Resource. Peak Materials has applied for a state permit with the DRMS to mine gravel at the former Hillyard Property. The conference, held Wednesday, March 31st, set the ground rules for the full DRMS Board meeting April 21st and 22nd to consider Peak's permit request.  

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DRMS Sets the Agenda for Hearings on Peak Ranch Resource

****IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU SUBMITTED A LETTER IN OCTOBER REQUESTING PARTY STATUS AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE DRMS BOARD...YOU MUST ATTEND THE PRE-CONFERENCE HEARING ON MARCH 31st. IF YOU DO NOT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SPEAK AT THE BOARD MEETINGS IN APRIL.****

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Understanding the DRMS Process Before the Peak Ranch Resource Public Hearing

This message from Friends of the Lower Blue River is to clearly explain what is ahead with the Peak Materials proposed gravel mine at Peak Ranch Resource and meetings with the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (DRMS)

I had a very productive conversation with Eric Scott, Environmental Protection Specialist for the DRMS. The course of action in the weeks ahead is very specific. And it is important for all of us to understand the process.

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DRMS Sets Hearing Date to Discuss Peak Ranch Resource

The hearing date is set by the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety to consider the Peak Materials proposal for the Peak Ranch Resource gravel mine. It will be a Zoom Conference for those who submitted letters to the DRMS. Here is the information:

Event: Informal Public Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Time:3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Click here for Zoom Link

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Gravel Pit Update--Decision Date Delayed

The DRMS (State Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety) has further delayed it's decision date on DRMS File M2020-041 for Peak Ranch Resource to March 16, 2021. The decision date was scheduled for today, January 15th. It has now been further delayed. We will continue to keep you posted.

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