Draft 401 Certification - American Independence Mines and Minerals Company North Fork Logan and Government Creek Road Improvements Project
Accepting Comments from September 7, 2018 to September 28, 2018
This action would authorize American Independence Mines and Minerals Company to perform upgrades to Payette National Forest roads to access its legal mineral claims. Three culverts will be installed or replaced on North Fork Logan Creek. A ford of Government Creek will be replaced with a bridge that provides aquatic organism passage.
Based on its review of the joint application for permit, DEQ certifies that if the permittee complies with the terms and conditions imposed by the permit along with the conditions set forth in this water quality certification, then there is reasonable assurance the activity will comply with the applicable requirements of the Clean Water Act, the Idaho water quality standards, and other appropriate water quality requirements of state law. (ACOE Permit Application Number: NWW-2018-00424)