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Comment Deadline to EPA on Lease of Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site

April 22, 2023 @ 12:00 am - 12:50 am

Notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, of a prospective lessee agreement between the United States, the State of South Dakota, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, and Agnico Eagle (USA) Limited (collectively “Agnico”), at the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site in Lawrence County, South Dakota (Agreement). The agreement provides that Agnico will perform a reuse assessment, including surface and subsurface sampling, and pay at least $2.5 million annually to cover the cost of water treatment and site operations at the Gilt Edge Mine Site during the pendency of the Agreement.

Comment will be accepted through April 21, 2023.

This is the link to the Federal Register Notice with the introduction info copied into this posting.  The second link is to the Agreement on EPA’s Site webpage – The Statement of work is attached at the back of the agreement . And the third link is the EPA’s webpage for the Site.




For more info: Joy Jenkins, Ph.D., P.E., Environmental Engineer, Remedial Project Manager, Superfund Remedial Branch (8SEM-RB-SB), U.S. EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado  80202, Mobile: 720-951-0793, Office:  303-312-6873, E-mail: jenkins.joy@epa.gov

Deadline by e-mail is to be sent before midnight pacific time on 4/21/23, which is after midnight on 4/21/23 mountain time and in the next day 4/22.



April 22, 2023
12:00 am - 12:50 am