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Notice about payments:

Individual land buyers, lessees of state land, or permittees who are unable to make their payments should immediately contact the Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW) to discuss ways to address their financial hardship and payments due, consistent with the Governor's COVID-19 Disaster Order of Suspension No. 2 as amended, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments. Contact the DMLW by email at or by phone at (907) 269-8594. Thank you.

Niblack Project Archive

Archive of Information

Archive of Jan 2013 Public Notice

Public Notice

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has tentatively determined to reissue a waste management permit to: Niblack Project LLC for the storage and disposal of solid wastes and the disposal of treated effluent at the Niblack mine.

The 30-day Public Notice Period runs from
1/28/2013 to 2/27/2013

DRAFT (PDF) Waste Management Permit No. 2013DB0001 for Niblack Project, LLC

Details for the Public Comment process are presented in the Public Notice (PDF) . Permit documents can also be accessed from the ADEC Wastewater Discharge Authorization website under the Public Notice section.

February 27, 2013 at 5:00 pm AKST


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the State of Alaska are making available to the public on April 23, 2007 the following applications, draft permits, public notice and preliminary decisions relating to the Niblack Underground Exploration Project for a 30-day public review and comment period. Further information on the upcoming public hearing and how to comment can be found below, or in the newspaper Public Notice (PDF) display ad.


Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
Ted Ferry Civic Center
888 Venetia Way
Project Presentation and Discussion: 7 to 8 pm
Public Hearing: 8 to 9 pm


Draft permits and approvals, public notices, preliminary decisions, applications and support documents are available for review on this web site or by contacting the individuals listed below. Hard copies are also available for review at:

Alaska Department of Natural Resources / Anchorage
(Atwood Building, 550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 900)

Alaska Department of Natural Resources / Craig
(Westwind Plaza, Suite 302)

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation / Juneau
(410 Willoughby, Suite 303)

Ketchikan Public Library
(629 Dock Street)

Comments must be in writing and received by 5:00 pm AST, May 23, 2007.

Please send comments to the contacts below for distribution to the appropriate agencies. If submitted via email, please start subject line with "Niblack public comment".

Department of the Army Section 10 & 404 Permit
ATTN: Nicole Hayes, Regulatory Specialist
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District
Regulatory Division, East Branch
PO Box 6898, Elmendorf AFB, AK 99506-0898
Telephone:  (907) 753-2712,  Fax: (907) 753-5567

State of Alaska DNR and DEC Permits
ATTN:  Bob Tsigonis, Project Manager
ADNR / Office of Project Management & Permitting
3700 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Telephone: (907) 374-3708,  Fax: (907) 451-2703


Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR)

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC)

Department of the Army Section 10 And 404 Permit


Additional documents submitted by Niblack Mining Corporation to the State of Alaska in support of project authorizations:

The following Authorizations were previously issued for the Niblack Project. 
Floating Camp – Temporary Site
Other Niblack Authorizations


State of Alaska Large Mine Permitting Team
Brent Martellaro
Geologist V
Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Mining Section
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709-4699
Phone: (907) 451-2788
Fax: (907) 451-2703