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This page contains
information related to the New Shine Quarry (NSQ), previously
known as Iron Mountain Quarry (IMQ) located south of Port Ludlow
adjacent to the existing Shine Quarry.
NSQ has submitted an
application for the required Stormwater Management Permit with SEPA
review, necessary to begin mining. The application materials
are available for review and copying in PDF format through the
Laserfiche Weblink by following the directions below under
County Staff has deemed the
application complete and issued a Notice of Determination of
Significance (DS) which requires a Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Below is the official notice that initiates a 30 day scoping comment
period open to the general public. Please submit your comments
on the scope of the environmental review to the DCD office or to
firstname.lastname@example.org by April 23 at 4:30pm.
IMQ has filed suit in
Jefferson County Superior Court contesting the validity of the
County's DS. Further processing of the EIS will be on hold
until further notice.
October 5, 2010 - Kitsap County Court has ruled in favor of IMQ,
vacating the DS and remanding back to the County for further review
and a new SEPA determination. Below is the Court's Memorandum
Opinion and notice of vacation and pending SEPA determination
DCD Staff have requested additional information from the
applicant. Additional and supplemental technical reports are
pending and are required for further SEPA review prior to a
preliminary threshold determination. The preliminary threshold
determination shall be noticed to the general public with an
associated comment period prior to a final SEPA threshold
Below is the Notice of Application and Pending SEPA preliminary threshold
determination. Public comment period will end as of 4:30pm on
December 28, 2011
The comment period for the Notice of Application has closed.
Below are the comments received: