FOLBR - Friends Of the Lower Blue River


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.

Gravel Pit Update

Gravel Pit Update

We are all still waiting for the DRMS to notify us about the public hearing schedule and guidelines regarding the Peak Ranch Resource permit request. We recently received an email from Eric Scott, Environmental Protection Specialist for the DRMS. He says at this time no conference or hearing dates have been scheduled as the Division is still working through the adequacy process with the applicant. 

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Great Response Delays Decision on Peak Ranch Resource

Congratulations to all and thanks for the outpouring of response against Peak Material's effort to mine gravel in the Lower Blue River Valley. The letter seen above comes from Eric Scott, the Environmental Specialist for the State Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety.

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Fighting for our Blue River Valley and Way of Life:

Here’s how you can help fight the Gravel Pit proposed for the Lower Blue River Valley. Please review and if you have any questions, contact me.

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Fighting the Good Fight at the State Level

We all know the Peak Materials proposed mining project has been like a hibernating bear, fast asleep since late 2018 and early 2019. But now that bear has awakened and it is roaming the Blue River Valley hungry.

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