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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: February 27, 2009
CONTACT: Dave Greetham, SEPA Coordinator 
Environmental Programs Division
PHONE: (360) 337-5777
EMAIL: dgreetha@co.kitsap.wa.us
NO: 09-13

County Holds Public Meeting on Draft EIS for Ueland Tree Farm Mineral Resource Development Plan

Proposed mining of sand, gravel and basalt on 152 acres of forest land, located approximately one mile west of Kitsap Lake off Northlake Way is discussed. 

Port Orchard, WA The Kitsap County Department of Community Development has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for proposed development of sand, gravel and basalt mines on a portion of a 1,716 acre commercial forest land property owned by Ueland Tree Farm LLC. The proposed action includes up to two sand and gravel mines and three basalt quarry areas. Associated development may include a concrete batch plant, a railroad spur line and a topsoil production facility. Under the proposal, areas totaling approximately 152 acres would be developed for surface mining and associated activities. The DEIS is available for a thirty day review and comment period. The property lies west of Kitsap Lake and the City of Bremerton in Kitsap County. The DEIS is available at the Kitsap County Department of Community Development in Port Orchard, the Kitsap Regional and Silverdale Public Libraries and on-line at the Kitsap County website under Important Documents and Links here. The comment period ends March 30, 2009. 

The County is holding a public meeting to discuss the DEIS

When: March 25, 2009 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm 

Where: Kings West School at 4012 Chico Way, Bremerton. 

For more information on the DEIS contact the Department of Community Development at 360- 337-5777.

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To contact the Public Information Officer, 
call Doug Bear at 360-337-4598 or email: dbear@co.kitsap.wa.us

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014