Merriam Junction Sands

Merriam Junction Sands LLC

Proposed project overview:

Merriam Junction Sands LLC is proposing to mine approximately 682 acres of land for sand, gravel, and sandstone and processing operations in Louisville Township, Scott County. 

Project status:

On July 7th, 2020 the Scott County Board of Commissioners deemed the EIS to be adequate.


Notification:


 To be notified of updates to this project, email David Guenther @ DGuenther@co.scott.mn.us to be added to the notification list.

Review Materials

  1. 2020-07-07 Approved ROD
  2. DEIS Comments and Responses
  3. Final EIS
  4. Attachment 1 - PSR
  5. Attachment 1A Updated Louisville Landfill Monitoring Results
  6. Attachment 2 - NRP
  7. Attachment 3 Water Level Monitoring Plan
  8. Attachment 4 - Well Survey
  9. Attachment 5 - SSTS Report
  10. Attachment 6 - Slope Stability Analysis
  11. Attachment 7 - SPCC
  12. Attachment 8 - Groundwater and Surface Water Quality Monitoring Plan
  13. Attachment 9 - TIS and Addendums
  14. Attachment 10 - Air Modeling of Mine Plan Alternatives
  15. Attachment 11 - Sound Supplemental Information
  16. Attachment 12 - Blast Monitoring Plan
  17. Attachment 13 - Phase I Cultural Resources Report
  18. Attachment 14 - Reclamation Plan
  19. Attachment 15 Stick Nest Survey
  20. Attachment 16 Veg Wildlife Protected Species Report
  21. Figure 1 - Scott County General Location Map
  22. Figure 2 - Site Map
  23. Figure 3 - Existing Site Features
  24. Figure 3.1.1 - Surrounding Land Use
  25. Figure 3.1.2 - Scott County Zoning Map Excerpt
  26. Figure 3.2.1 - Existing Land Cover Map
  27. Figure 3.2.2 - Reclamation Cover
  28. Figure 3.3.1 - Native Plant Communities
  29. Figure 3.4.1 - Water Resources
  30. Figure 3.4.2 - Sub-Watershed Areas
  31. Figure 3.4.3 - Channel Design BRP
  32. Figure 3.4.4 - Channel Design Malkerson Sales
  33. Figure 3.4.5 Water Level Montioring Wells
  34. Figure 3.5.1 - Water Circuit
  35. Figure 3.5.2 On-Site Wells
  36. Figure 3.5.3 - Drift, Prairie du Chien, and Jordan Wells in Potential Area of Impact
  37. Figure 3.5.4 - Wells of Potential Impact
  38. Figure 3.5.5 Wellhead Protection Areas
  39. Figure 3.6.1 - Shoreland District Map
  40. Figure 3.6.2- RPFIRM Map
  41. Figure 3.6.3 - Alternative 1 Plant Location
  42. Figure 3.6.4 - Alternative 4 Plant Location
  43. Figure 3.8.1 - Project Watershed Areas
  44. Figure 3.8.2 - Pre-Settlement Drainage Conditions
  45. Figure 3.8.3 - Existing Site Drainage Conditions
  46. Figure 3.8.4 - Reclamation Drainage Conditions
  47. Figure 3.9.1 - Potential SSTS Locations
  48. Figure 3.10.1 - Site Soils
  49. Figure 3.10.2 - Cross-Section Locations
  50. Figure 3.12.1 Site Access Locations
  51. Figure 3.15.1 - Noise Receptors
  52. Figure 3.16.1 Historic Properties and Archetectural Sites
  53. Figure 3.16.2 - Public Lands and Trails
  54. Figure 3.18.1 - No Build Concept Development Plan
  55. Figure 3.18.2 - Alt 1-6 post reclamation concept development plan
  56. Figure 3.18.3 - Sewer and Water
  57. Figure 4-1 - Alternative 1
  58. Figure 4-2 - Alternative 2
  59. Figure 4-3 - Alternative 3
  60. Figure 4-4 - Alternative 4
  61. Figure 4-5 - Alternative 5
  62. Figure 4-6 - Alternative 6
  63. Figure 4-7 - No Build Alternative