Twin Pines Minerals, LLC

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division offers public announcements regarding Twin Pines Minerals, LLC. The information will be posted on this webpage.

Twin Pines submitted the Application for a Surface Mining Permit and Mining Land Use Plan (MLUP) on November 13, 2020, and the Provision Addendum on February 17, 2021. These submittals have gone through a thorough review and EPD made comments on April 20, 2021. A response to those comments was received on June 25, 2021 and can be found at the link below.  EPD will review the response and provide any additional comments needed.  Once EPD is satisfied with the updated versions of the application and MLUP, public comments will be formally requested. Please see the Twin Pines Minerals, LLC Permitting Fact Sheet for more information on the permitting and public comment period process

Additionally, the project must obtain permits from the Watershed Protection Branch and the Air Protection Branch.  All of the NPDES permit applications (including for construction stormwater) may be viewed under the name “Saunders Mine” in the Georgia EPD Online System (GEOS) for Permitting, Compliance and Facility Information here: 

Groundwater Withdrawal and Air Permit Applications may be viewed below.