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Pacific Southwest, Region 9: Superfund

Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands, and Tribal Nations

PIONEER PIT AND GARDNER'S POINT PLACER MINES

Superfund Site

Removal AR

Administrative Record Index

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This administrative record file contains the documents that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently using to identify activities appropriate to the Pioneer Pit and Gardner’s Point Placer Mines Superfund Removal Site in Sierra County, California.

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Administrative Record Index

ABBREVIATIONMEANING
EmailElectronic Mail
enclsEnclosures
exExemption
FOIAFreedom of Information Act
fr From
HAZMATHazardous Materials Response Division
ltr Letter
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
memo Memorandum
ppPages
re Regarding
rpt Report
vVolume
WAState of Washington
w/ With
w/o Without

Administrative Record Index

Doc. DateAuthor / Author Org.Addressee / Addressee Org.Title / SubjectDoc. ID
-Michael Hill / CA Dept of Fish & Game - Central Coast Region-Article: Effects of sediment on fish & aquatic life2005390
-Michael Rugg / CA Dept of Fish & Game-Article: Effects of silt, suspended & settleable solids on fish & aquatic life2005391
08/14/1942Leslie Locey / CA Debris Commission-Rpt of inspection for Pioneer-Riffle Mine in Sierra County, w/photos2005392
10/15/1948Edwin Jensen / CA Debris Commission-Rpt of inspection for Pioneer-Riffle Mine in Sierra County, w/photos2005393
01/22/1988Richard Schmittel / Brush Creek Joint VentureDan Ward / CA Regional Water Quality Control Board - Central Valley RegionLtr: Responds to 1/15/88 ltr re site proposal, w/hydrological balance rpt2005394
06/07/1988Richard Schmittel / Brush Creek Joint VentureDan Ward / CA Regional Water Quality Control Board - Central Valley RegionLtr: Responds to 4/21/88 memo re rpt of waste discharge, w/o encls2005395
09/01/1999Michael Buchman / National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration-NOAA screening quick reference tables, NOAA HAZMAT Rpt 99-1 (Seattle, WA, Coastal Protection & Restoration Division, NOAA, 12pp)2005398
07/26/2001Svetlana Abdrashitova / Institute of Microbiology & Virology, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Susanne Ullrich / Univ of Southampton, UK - Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Trevor Tanton / Univ of Southampton, UK - Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering
-Article: Mercury in aquatic environment - review of factors affecting methylation (Critical Reviews in Environmental Science & Technology, v31(3), pp241-293)2005399
08/12/2002Ken Kundargi / CA Dept of Fish & Game - Central Sierra RegionKyle Ericson / CA Regional Water Quality Control Board - Central Valley RegionMemo: Slate Creek resource assessment conducted on 7/9/02 & 7/11/022005402
11/01/2002Stevee Duber / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building Inspection-Memo: Site visit, 10/31/022005401
11/07/2002Rick Weaver / US Forest Service - Tahoe National ForestStevee Duber / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building InspectionEmail: Recovered BB-sized bead of mercury after 2 panning attempts in channel draining fr tunnel outlet, w/forward to B Moxley fr S Duber 3/5/032005400
01/30/2003Tim Beals / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building InspectionEnvironmental Protection Agency - Region 9Request for federal action at site2005403
04/14/2003Tim Beals / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building InspectionJefferson Bootes / J A B International, Inc
Stephen Durland / Gables Company, Inc
Ltr: Notification of violation ltr2005404
05/22/2003Sierra County - Planning Commission-Public hearing on revocation of special use permit & determination of mine abandonment2005405
05/28/2003Tim Beals / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building InspectionJefferson Bootes / J A B International, Inc
Stephen Durland / Gables Company, Inc
Ltr: Planning Commission has determined that Gardner's Point & Pioneer Pit mining operations are not in compliance with special use permits & are abandoned2005406
06/23/2003Tim Beals / Sierra County - Dept of Planning & Building InspectionJefferson Bootes / J A B International, Inc
Stephen Durland / Gables Company, Inc
Ltr: Sierra County Board of Supervisors has determined that Gardner's Point & Pioneer Pit Mines are abandoned, & has revoked Special Use Permit #492, amendments & #7482005407
09/18/2003Bret Moxley / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Daniel Meer / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9(Redacted - FOIA ex 7) Action Memo: Request for time-critical removal action at site, w/o enforcement confidential addendum2005396
09/18/2003Bret Moxley / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Daniel Meer / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Action Memo: Request for time-critical removal action at site (enforcement confidential addendum only)2005397
01/07/2004Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9-List of guidance documents consulted during development & selection of response action for site2005409
01/08/2004Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9-Public Notice: Announces availability of administrative record for removal action at site2005410

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