Case
File Name: In Re Brook Mine Application
EQC Docket Number: 16-1601
Date Opened: 3/16/2016
AG Attorney: Andrew Kuhlmann
Prevailing Party: Petitioner
Date of Disposition: 11/17/2016
Date File Closed: 2/28/2017
Archive Date:
Archive Box:
City: Sheridan
County: Sheridan
DEQ File Number: TFN 6 2/025
Division: Council Actions
Case type: Permit Holders Appeal
Hearing Examiner: Clark
Summary: Brook Mining Company LLC could not obtain consent from two surface owners of land involved in their permit to mine coal. Brook filed a petition with the Council for an Order in Lieu of Consent.
Hearing
TitleWhenLocation
Scheduling Conference4/20/2016 1:30:00 PMConference Call. Parties shall provide direct phone numbers to EQC Office by April 15.
Oral Arguments on any Motions6/15/2016 1:30:00 PM125 W. college Drive, Strausner hall, Room 217, Casper WY 82601.
Order for Hearing on Parfitt Letter6/7/2016 1:30:00 PMBoard of Equalization Hearing Room, 122 W. 25th St. Herschler Building. Cheyenne WY 82002
Order for Hearing on Parfitt Letter6/7/2016 1:30:00 PMBoard of Equalization Hearing Room, 122 W. 25th St. Herschler Building. Cheyenne WY 82002
Order for Hearing on Parfitt Letter6/7/2016 1:30:00 PMBoard of Equalization Hearing Room, 122 W. 25th St. Herschler Building. Cheyenne WY 82002
Order for Hearing on Parfitt Letter6/7/2016 1:30:00 PMBoard of Equalization Hearing Room, 122 W. 25th St. Herschler Building. Cheyenne WY 82002
Final Hearing8/17/2016 9:00:00 AMGame and Fish Department, 5400 Bishop Boulevard, Room 171, the Elk Room, Cheyenne WY

Documents

ViewDateTitleFiled ByDocument TypeStatus
3/16/2016Petition for Order in Lieu of ConsentJim RubyPleadingAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit AJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit BJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit CJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit DJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit EJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit FJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/16/2016Exhibit GJim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/18/2016Exhibit IJoe GirardinPleading ExhibitAccepted
3/18/2016Exhibit I(Removed)Joe GirardinPleading ExhibitRemoved
3/28/2016Exhibit HJoe GirardinPleading ExhibitAccepted
4/1/2016Order for Scheduling ConferenceJim RubyOrderAccepted
4/1/2016Certificate of Service for Order of Scheduling ConferenceJim RubyOrderAccepted
4/15/2016Big Horn Coal Co. Response to Brook Mine Request for Order in Lieu of Consent Joe GirardinPleadingAccepted
4/20/2016Padlock ResponseJim RubyPleadingAccepted
4/20/2016Lynne Boomgaarden agreed to receive service by emailLynne BoomgaardenEmail Service AgreementAccepted
4/20/2016Mistee Elliott agreed to receive service by emailMistee ElliottEmail Service AgreementAccepted
4/20/2016Haultain Corbett agreed to receive service by emailHaultain CorbettEmail Service AgreementAccepted
4/21/2016Order of ScheduleJim RubyOrderAccepted
4/28/2016Transcript from Scheduling ConferenceJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
5/17/2016Isaac Sutphin agreed to receive service by emailIsaac SutphinEmail Service AgreementAccepted
5/20/2016Order for HearingJim RubyOrderAccepted
5/23/2016Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
5/23/2016Exhibit A - Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionIsaac SutphinPleading ExhibitAccepted
5/23/2016Exhibit B - Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionIsaac SutphinPleading ExhibitAccepted
5/23/2016Proposed Order to Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionIsaac SutphinOrderAccepted
5/23/2016Motion to Strike Surface Owner Bond Affirmative DefenseIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
5/23/2016Exhibit A - Motion to Strike Surface Owner Bond Affirmative DefenseIsaac SutphinPleading ExhibitAccepted
5/23/2016Proposed Order to Motion to Strike Surface Owner Bond Affirmative DefenseIsaac SutphinOrderAccepted
6/3/2016Respondent Padlock Ranch Company's Initial Witness ListMistee ElliottPleadingAccepted
6/3/2016Petitioner's Witness ListIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
6/3/2016Big Horn Coal Company’s Initial List of WitnessesLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
6/6/2016DEQ Response to Order for HearingAndrew KuhlmannLettersAccepted
6/6/2016Andrew Kuhlmann agreed to receive service by emailAndrew KuhlmannEmail Service AgreementAccepted
6/8/2016June 7 ConferenceJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
6/9/2016Padlock's Response to Motion to Strike Mistee ElliottPleadingAccepted
6/10/2016Respondent Big Horn Coal Company's Response to Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
6/10/2016Order Denying Petitioner's Motion to Confirm JurisdictionLynne BoomgaardenOrderAccepted
6/10/2016Respondent Big Horn Coal Company's Response to Petitioner's Motion to Strike Surface Owner Bond Affirmative DefenseLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
6/10/2016Order Denying Petitioner's Motion to Strike Surface Owner Bond Affirmative DefenseLynne BoomgaardenOrderAccepted
6/17/2016Order Granting Motion to Confirm JurisdictionJim RubyOrderAccepted
6/17/2016Order Denying Motion to StrikeJim RubyOrderAccepted
6/22/2016Council Letter to Parfitt requesting adviceJim RubyLettersAccepted
7/5/2016Motion hearing transcriptJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
7/12/2016Notice of HearingJim RubyOrderAccepted
7/12/2016Notice of Hearing(Removed)Jim RubyOrderRemoved
7/12/2016Notice of Hearing(Removed)Jim RubyOrderRemoved
7/13/2016Director Parfitt response to Council Jim RubyMemosAccepted
7/25/2016Amended Notice of HearingJim RubyOrderAccepted
8/1/2016Respondent Padlock Ranch Company's Final List of Witnesses and ExhibitsMistee ElliottPleadingAccepted
8/1/2016Respondent Padlock Ranch Company's Exhibit ListMistee ElliottPleading ExhibitAccepted
8/1/2016Respondent Big Horn Coal Company's Witness and Exhibit ListsLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
8/1/2016PETITIONER’S WITNESS AND EXHIBIT LISTIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
8/8/2016Petitioner's Amended Exhibit ListIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
8/15/2016Petitioner's Request to Replace ExhibitsIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
9/14/2016Final hearing Vol IJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
9/14/2016Final hearing Vol IIJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
9/19/2016Stipulated Motion for Continuance of Deadline to Submit Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawMistee ElliottPleadingAccepted
9/19/2016Proposed Order Granting Stipulated Motion for Continuance of Deadline to Submit Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawMistee ElliottOrderAccepted
9/20/2016Order Granting ExtensionJim RubyOrderAccepted
9/20/2016Certificate of Service for Order Granting ExtensionJim RubyOrderAccepted
9/23/2016Respondent Padlock Ranch Company's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawMistee ElliottPleadingAccepted
9/23/2016Demonstrative Exhibit 1Mistee ElliottPleading ExhibitAccepted
9/23/2016Demonstrative Exhibit 2Mistee ElliottPleading ExhibitAccepted
9/23/2016Demonstrative Exhibit 3Mistee ElliottPleading ExhibitAccepted
9/23/2016Respondent Big Horn Coal Company's Memorandum and Proposed Finding of Fact and Conclusions of LawLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
9/23/2016Brook Mine's Briefs Explaining Why its Mine Plan will not substantially prohibit the Operations of Padlock and BHCIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
9/23/2016Brook Mine's BriefIsaac SutphinMemosAccepted
9/23/2016Brook Mine's Brief - Big Horn CoalIsaac SutphinMemosAccepted
10/5/2016Unopposed Motion to Dismiss Respondent Padlock Ranch Company with PrejuduceIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
10/5/2016Order Granting Unopposed Motion to Dismiss Respondent Padlock Ranch Company with PrejudiceIsaac SutphinOrderAccepted
10/12/2016Order Dismissing Padlock RanchJim RubyOrderAccepted
10/14/2016Transcript of DeliberationsJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
10/25/2016Letter from Director ParfittJim RubyLettersAccepted
11/16/2016Respondent Big Horn Coal Company's Comments and Objections to Proposed OrderLynne BoomgaardenPleadingAccepted
11/16/2016Petitioner Response to BHC Obj to Proposed OrdIsaac SutphinPleadingAccepted
11/17/2016FOFCLO FINAL(Removed)Jim RubyOrderRemoved
11/17/2016FOFCLO ALL PAGESJim RubyOrderAccepted
12/8/2016November TranscriptJim RubyTranscriptAccepted

Exhibits

ViewDateTitleFiled ByDocument TypeStatus
8/1/2016Lon01Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon02Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon03Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon04Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon05Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon06Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon07Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon08Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon09Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon10Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon11Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon12Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon13Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon14Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon15Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon18Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon19Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon20Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon21Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon22Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon23Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon24Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon25Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon26Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon27Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon28Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon30Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Lon31Mistee ElliottFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC1Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC2Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC3ALynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC3BLynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC4Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC5ALynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC5BLynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC5CLynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC5DLynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC6Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC7Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitAccepted
8/1/2016BHC8Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016BHC9Lynne BoomgaardenFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Exhibit 1 to Petitioners List of Witnesses and ExhibitsIsaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Brook3Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Brook4Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Brook5Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Brook6Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/1/2016Brook7Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook9Jim RubyFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook8Jim RubyFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook10Jim RubyFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook11Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook12Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook13Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook14(Removed)Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitDisabled
8/2/2016Brook15Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook16Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook17Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook18Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook19Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook20Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook21Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook22Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Hol12(Removed)Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitDisabled
8/2/2016Brook23Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook 24Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook 25Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook26Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook27Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook28Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook29Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook32Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook33Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook34Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook35Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook36Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook37Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook38(Removed)Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitDisabled
8/2/2016Brook39Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook40Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook41Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook42Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/2/2016Brook43(Removed)Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitDisabled
8/2/2016Brook44(Removed)Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitDisabled
8/8/2016Brook38Isaac SutphinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/15/2016Brook14Joe GirardinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/15/2016Brook43Joe GirardinFinal ExhibitEnabled
8/15/2016Brook44Joe GirardinFinal ExhibitEnabled

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