Permitting

AES can help secure the required permits for coal, geothermal and mineral exploration in Alaska.

We have extensive experience complying with the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, which includes geology, hydrology, fish and game, soil, vegetation, air, land use, and cultural resources.

AES has filed Alaska Hardrock Exploration Applications (the multi-agency permit application that replaces the APMA) for mineral and quarry stone exploration programs. We have worked with the Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission to permit geothermal and underground coal gasification exploration drilling.

Our permitting experience includes:

• Alaska Hardrock Exploration Applications (Alaska Department of Natural Resources)
• Coal exploration (federal and state agencies)
• Land Use (Alaska Department of Natural Resources)
• Safety Plans (Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor)
• Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation)
• Temporary Camps (Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation)
• Wastewater Discharge (Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation)
• Wetlands (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
• Wildlife Habitat (Alaska Department of Fish & Game)

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“While one of our main objectives is to provide our clients with excellent geologists, we are much more than a temp agency. We do not merely keep geologists in the queue; we play an integral part in their professional growth process. We are committed to both our clients and our employees and strive to find the best fit for all involved.” Robert Retherford, President