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Bokan-Dotson Ridge Project

Project Description

The Bokan-Dotson Ridge Project is a Rare Earth Element (REE) prospect in the advanced exploration phase of development. The project is located in Kendrick Bay on the southern end of Prince of Wales Island, approximately 37 miles southwest of Ketchikan. 

Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. is the Project Proponent. The project area includes approximately 9,500 acres of federal mining claims in the Tongass National Forest and 640 acres of state mining claims. The property is particularly enriched with heavy rare earth elements, including the critical elements Dysprosium, Terbium and Yttrium.

Permits, Authorizations, and Financial Assurance
Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Temporary Water Use Authorization TWUA F2014-104 (PDF) (July 18th, 2014)

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service

Environmental Assessment and Mining Plan of Operations (PDF) (June 2013)

Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact (PDF) (July 8, 2013)

For More Information Contact

State of Alaska Large Mine Permitting Team
Kyle Moselle
Large Mine Coordinator
Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Office of Project Management and Permitting
Mail to:
P.O. Box 111020
Juneau, AK 99801
Visit at:
400 Willoughby Ave., 4th Floor
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone:(907) 465-6849
Fax: (907) 465-3886