Three people came up from Baker County, Florida,
to get another copy of the mine application from Twin Pines Minerals
(it matches the earlier copy) and then had to leave early.
Emily Jones of
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) came from Savannah.
Suwannee Riverkeeper (I) asked the Charlton County Commissioners
to consider asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend
the application comment date.
The Chair of St. Mary’s Riverkeeper spoke.
The miners’ lobbyist sat silent.
Thanks for hospitality to Attorney?, County Administrator Hampton Raulerson, Absent Jesse Crews (3), Vice Chair Alphya Benefield (1), Chair James E. Everett (2), , Drew Jones (4), Luke Gowen (5), County Clerk Jenifer Nobles, Finance Coordinator Rebecca Harden.
Since we learned that Twin Pines Minerals still has a hydrogelogical study
in process with some unknown completion date,
the thirty-day extension
GPB announced the next day does not seem adequate,
since a key study is missing.
Remember to comment on the Corps’ and GA DNR dockets,
and see below for the dates, times, and locations of
upcoming meetings in Charlton County.
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