Project Description

  • Mine site is located about 7 miles northeast of the City of Eagle Pass, Texas in Maverick County.
  • Sedimentation ponds will be constructed and placed within the mine to capture storm water runoff  that comes in contact with land that has been disturbed by mining operations.  The water will be used for dust suppression or discharged in accordance with the permit issued by the TCEQ.
  • Water diversions will be constructed to keep water from the upstream watershed from coming in contact with the mining operations.
  • Dust will primarily be controlled by water trucks or other spray nozzles. 
  • There is a bond in place with the Railroad Commission of Texas to reclaim the land to its original state in case the company defaults)
  • The Railroad Commission of Texas requires the operator to carry general liability insurance which extends beyond the permit boundary