Velvet Mine
Lisbon Valley, San Juan County, Utah

Ownership
Atlas Mininerals: March 1978 to August 1994
US. Energy Corporation: August 1994 to October 2008
Uranium One Exploration, Inc.: October 2008

Location
Township 31 South, Range 25 East, Section 3, Salt Lake Bench Maridian
Latitude 38°07’10” and longitude 109°09’23

Contact
Uranium One Exploration, Inc.
Toby Wright, Environmental Manager
11850 South Highway 191, Unit A-5
Moab, UT 84532
(970) 231-1160

Mine Safety and Health Administration
MSHA Mine ID No. 5201527

Division of Oil, Gas and Mining
DOGM Mine ID No. M0370040

Access to Velvet Mine Government Records
DOGM Records:
Click HERE

MSHA Inspection, Violation, and Employment Information: Click HERE

MINE INFORMATION

Uranium One Exploration, Inc., has aquired the Velvet Mine in Lisbon Valley, San Juan County. The mine is on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land and was orginally owned and operated by the Atlas Minerals Corporation. Uranium One applied for a Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) permit from the Utah Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on September 26, 2008. The DWQ noticed an opportunity to comment on the draft UPDES Permit and application on October 22, 2008. The Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining has requested that Uranium One submit a new Notice of Intent.

MINE DOCUMENTS

UPDES Permit - UT0025810
Application - September 26, 2008
Technical Report
- March 19, 2007
Fact Sheet Statement of Basis
DWQ Wasteload Analysis - October 8, 2008
Public Notice of UPDES Permit - October 22, 2008
Draft UPDES Permit

Uranium Watch Comments on UPDES Permit

 

 

 

Last Updated December 16, 2011

 

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Utah Division of
Water Rights


Utah Division of
Water Quality


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Utah Administrative Code

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