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Mining Section

The Mining permit group ensures the technical accuracy of State wastewater discharge permits. Our primary services are:

  • Response to general questions about federal (NPDES) and State wastewater permits and permitting process.
  • Assistance on technical engineering questions related to wastewater permitting.
  • Assistance to help ensure technical accuracy and consistency of wastewater permits and certifications issued by the department.
  • Review and permitting of large/hardrock mine projects, as part of the state Large Mine Permitting Team.

For More Information, Contact:

Allan S. Nakanishi, P.E.
Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Water - APDES Program - Mining
555 Cordova Street Anchorage, AK 99501
Telephone: 907-269-4028 | Fax Number: 907-334-2415
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