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    CLK21-84
    NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE
    MINING OPERATION PLAN
    APPROVAL (MOPA)
    MODIFICATION FOR WEST FLORIDA AGGREGATES, LLC
    WEST FLORIDA AGGREGATES MINE IN RIDGE MANOR
    Pursuant to Hernando County Mining Ordinance 93-13, the Zoning Division has reviewed an application for Mining Operation Plan Approval (MOPA) Modification from West Florida Aggregates, LLC, West Florida Aggregates Mine in Ridge Manor. The application was reviewed and determined to be generally consistent with the Approved Master Plan, Master Mining Plan Approval, Comprehensive Plan and all other state and federal requirements.

    West Florida Aggregates Mine is located at 35553 Cortez Boulevard, approximately 8 miles east of the intersection of 1-75 and S.R. 50, near Ridge Manor, Florida and contains 957+- acres. The mine operation is currently operating under a Master Mining Plan Approval (MAMPA) approved in 2015. The five-year plan approved will consist of soft rock mining of approximately 173 +- acres of land areas to be disturbed. The acreage to be mined has been assessed for endangered wildlife and flora. Only soft rock will be removed for use in the construction and agricultural industries.

    Any applicant or affected person has thirty (30) days to notify the Zoning Division in writing of any recommendations, comments, or objections for its review. The Division shall review such recommendations, comments, or objections and either approve or deny the pending application for the MOPA Modification.

    Date: April 8, 2021

    Published: April 16, 2021
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