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Gold Run Pass

The Gold Run Pass Mine permit was originally issued November 2, 1990 and consists of a 519- acre mine site and is located approximately twelve miles northeast of Healy, Alaska. The proposed mining activities are within Sections 34-35, Township 11 South, Range 6 West, of the Fairbanks Meridian.


Application for Renewal of Permits 02-83-196 and S-0602A

A request to renew Surface Coal Mining Permits 02-83-196 and S-0602A was filed with the Division of Mining, Land and Water on April 2, 2014. Renewal of the permits has been requested in accordance with AS 27.21.080(d) and 11 AAC 90.129(b). DMLW - Mining is issuing a Final Findings of Fact and Decision for the renewal of the Gold Run Pass Mine permits.



Final Findings and Decision (PDF) (Posted 9/2/2016)

Public Notice of Final Findings and Decision (PDF) (Posted 9/2/ 2016)

Preliminary Findings of Fact (PDF) (Posted 9/2/2016)

Public Notice (PDF) (Posted 9/2/ 2016)

Application for Renewal (PDF) (Posted 9/2/ 2016)

Application for Bond Release (B-S0202-12142015-1)

Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. (UCM), P.O. Box 1000, Healy, Alaska 99743, has requested bond release for a portion of their Gold Run Pass Mine, permit No. 02-83-196, S-0602. UCM has requested a total of 44 acres for phase I bond release.



Public Notice (PDF) (Posted 3/4/2016)

Application for Phase I Bond Release (PDF) (Posted 3/4/ 2016)

For more information about the permitting process for the coal permit renewal process contact:

Russell Kirkham
Coal Regulatory Program Manager
Division of Mining, Land and Water
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 920
Anchorage, AK 99501-577