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. 

Proposed project status:

The project completed a Scoping Environmental Assessment Worksheet and Scoping Decision Document.  Merriam Junction is currently in the process of drafting the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  Scott County will provide the EIS for public review and comment once it is complete.

Notification:


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

Send comments:  

Available once drafting is completed

Review Report

  1. Attachment 1 Parcel ID Numbers (PDF)
  2. Attachment 2 MnDNR Letter and Index Report (PDF)
  3. Attachment 3 Merriam Junction Scoping Decision Document April 7, 2014 (PDF)
  4. Figure 1 Scott County General Location (PDF)
  5. Figure 10 Land Cover Map (PDF)
  6. Figure 11 Public Waters Inventory (PDF)
  7. Figure 12 National Wetlands Inventory 2 (PDF)
  8. Figure 13 Existing Site Wells (PDF)
  9. Figure 14 CWI Well Locations within 1 Mile of Site (PDF)
  10. Figure 15 Wellhead Protection Areas (PDF)
  11. Figure 16 Shoreland District Map (PDF)
  12. Figure 17 Flood Insurance Rate Map Excerpt (PDF)
  13. Figure 18 Sub-Watershed Area and Drainage Patterns (PDF)
  14. Figure 19 Bedrock Geology (PDF)
  15. Figure 2 USGS Quad Map Excerpt (PDF)
  16. Figure 20 Stratigraphic Column (PDF)
  17. Figure 21 Soil Survey Map (PDF)
  18. Figure 22 Areas of Past Mining Activity (PDF)
  19. Figure 23 Noise Receptor Map (PDF)
  20. Figure 24 Cultural Resources (PDF)
  21. Figure 25 Prime Farmlands (PDF)
  22. Figure 26 Public Lands and Trails (PDF)
  23. Figure 27 Watershed District Boundaries (PDF)
  24. Figure 3 Existing Site Features Map (PDF)
  25. Figure 4 Site Ownership (PDF)
  26. Figure 5-1 Alternative 1 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  27. Figure 5-2 Alternative 2 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  28. Figure 5-3 Alternative 3 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  29. Figure 5-4 Alternative 4 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  30. Figure 5-5 Alternative 5 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  31. Figure 5-6 Alternative 6 Concept Mine Plan (PDF)
  32. Figure 6 construction Aggregate Stockpile Locations (PDF)
  33. Figure 7 Concept Reclamation Plan (PDF)
  34. Figure 8 Surrounding Land Use (PDF)
  35. Figure 9 Scott County Zoning Map Excerpt (PDF)
  36. Merriam Junction Final Scoping Decision Document (PDF)
  37. Merriam Junction Final Scoping EAW (PDF)
  38. Response To Comments on Draft SEAW and SDD (PDF)