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The information contained in this report is obtained from MDEQ's enSite (electronic environmental Site Information System) System used by the Office of Pollution Control's Air Division, Environmental Permits Division and Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Division, and the Office of Geology's Mining and Reclamation Division. The purpose of the system is to support permitting and compliance activities of the Department of Environmental Quality. Regulatory programs that are supported by this database are the Surface Water National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program; the Air Title V, Construction and Operating Programs; the Solid and Hazardous Waste Programs; Geology Surface Mining and Reclamation Division; and the Waste Tire Program (the UST program is currently not supported). There are other regulatory programs within the Department that do not currently utilize this database including programs managed by the Office of Land and Water, and the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program.

John Ward Sand and Clay Mining

General Information

AI IDBranchSICCountyBasinStartEnd
6390Mining and Solid Waste Management1442JacksonPascagoula River, Coastal Streams11/18/1997 

Physical and Mailing Address

Physical Address (Primary)Mailing Address
8400 Jim Ramsay Road
Vancleave, MS 39565
8400 Jim Ramsay Road
Vancleave, MS 39565

Permits and Alternate/Historic AI Identifiers

Alt IDAlt NameAlt TypeStart DateEnd Date
MSR320689John Ward Sand and Clay MiningGP-Mining11/18/199702/07/2008
MSR320689John Ward Sand and Clay MiningGP-Mining02/07/200809/30/2012
MSR320689John Ward Excavation Service, John Ward Sand and Clay MiningGP-Mining02/11/201308/31/2017
P98063AJohn Ward Solomon's PitGeology-Mining-Permit11/19/199811/19/2008
P02037John Ward Geology-Mining-Permit07/09/200207/09/2012
P98063AJohn Ward, Solomon's MineGeology-Mining-Permit09/11/200609/11/2011
R1096John Ward Sand and Clay Mining, Class I Rubbish Disposal SiteSolidWaste-Rubbish Class I09/25/200712/31/2016
R2095John Ward Sand and Clay MiningSolidWaste-Rubbish Class II10/08/200209/10/2007
R2095John Ward Sand and Clay MiningSolidWaste-Rubbish Class II09/10/200712/31/2016

Office of Pollution Control Contacts

NameAssignmentPhone Number
Mayeu, EthanOffice of Pollution Control Compliance Manager(601) 961-5613
Buszac, FilipOffice of Pollution Control Compliance Staff(601) 961-5169
Warden, BillyOffice of Pollution Control Permit Manager(601) 961-5047
Rockingham, CharityOffice of Pollution Control Permit Writer(601) 961-5722

Active Permits Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
Solid Waste - RubbishR1-09609/25/2007 click for document
Solid Waste - Rubbish RenewalR2-09509/10/2007 click for document

Active Coverages Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
General Permit - Mining RecoverageMSR32068902/11/2013 click for document

Current Status of Individual Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.
Solid WasteRubbish RenewalR2-09510/24/2007Complete Early Public Notice of Application

Current Status of General Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.PDF
General PermitMining RecoverageMSR32068902/11/2013Coverage Terminated click for document

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