This email is being sent to individuals and entities that submitted timely written comments to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office’s (TLO) Best Interest Decision dated December 14, 2015, to issue a negotiated ground lease to Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. (TLO file MHT 9200635) for an access and haul road connected to the permitted Wishbone Hill Coal Project.

Attached is a copy of the Best Interest Decision – Affirmed dated February 3, 2016 which describes the TLO Executive Director’s final best interest decision to to issue a negotiated ground lease to Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. (TLO file MHT 9200635) for an access and haul road connected to the permitted Wishbone Hill Coal Project. Persons who submitted timely written comments during the notice period that ended at 4:30 pm on January 19, 2016, are eligible to request reconsideration of this final best interest decision under 11 AAC 99.060(b) within 20 calendar days after publication of the notice or receipt of the final decision, whichever is earlier. A request for reconsideration must be submitted in writing to the Executive Director of the Trust Land Office. Your right to request reconsideration is further explained on page four of the attached Best Interest Decision – Affirmed.

To view the Best Interest Decision Affirmed, click on the link below:

Best Interest Affirmed MHT 9200635