Letter written by the owner of the Culbertson Fen in response to ES&G’s latest response to OEPA. 10-4-19
Enon Sand & Gravel respond to the July 29, 2019 letter from OEPA. At the end of their document, sent to William Fischbein with OEPA’s Office of Legal Services, it states, ” In conclusion, for the reasons stated above, Enon will not be proposing a work plan as requested by Ohio EPA. Rather, Enon proposes, and would accept, terms in its NPDES permit with respect to a monitoring network and mitigation and remediation. ” Read the complete document. 8-30-29
JULY 29, 2019: ES&G receives letter from OEPA requesting information to determine if the underground waters from the mining properties are feeding the two category three (the best type of wetlands and deserving of protection) along Garrison Road. They also request a stream study be completed to determine if the mining will affect the flow in the Mud Run Creek and its unnamed tributaries.
JULY 17, 2019: The Division of Surface Water (DSW) receives the requested review from The Division of Drinking and Ground Waters (DDAGW) concerning the revised document entitled, Workplan for Hydrogeologic lnvestigation, Culbertson Fen, Enon Sand and Gravel, dated June 13, 2019, submitted by Eagon and Associates on behalf of Enon Sand and Gravel.
ES&G sends revised work plan to OEPA “WORK PLAN FOR HYDROGEOLOGIC INVESTIGATION (Revised June 13, 2019) CULBERTSON FEN.”
The Culbertson fen, a wetland sustained by underground water sources, is along Garrison Road. It is 1.5+ acres. Another one along Garrison Road is the Vanderglas fen and is 4.8+ acres. These are 2 special important and valuable community resources we must protect. Enon Sand & Gravel must not be allowed to disturb these fragile and unique ecosystems.
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- OEPA’s response to ES&G, 5/17/19
- ES&G submits first Culbertson Fen Work Plan, 4/15/19
- OEPA’s latest request for information from ES&G, 11/23/18.
- OEPA’s Response to Comments regarding the public hearing in February of 2018.
Appeal filed in Clark County Common Pleas Court Appellants Reply Brief
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Updated last: 10-9-19