Literature and References

Previous Studies Conducted

Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Little Snake Field Office. 2010a. Right-of-Way Grant/Temporary Use Permit for Twentymile Coal Company to Construct, Operate, Maintain, and Terminate a Water Storage Reservoir in Routt County, Colorado, Sixth Principal Meridian, Township 5 North, Range 85 West, Section 6, Lot 13 (within). November.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Little Snake Field Office. 2010b. "Trout Creek Water Storage Reservoir Right of Way – Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact." Applicant: Twentymile Coal, LLC. EA Number: DOI-BLM-CO-N010-2010-0062 EA.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Water Quality Control Division (WQCD). Various Dates. John Hranac, Water Quality Assessor, Water Quality Sampling and Pebble Data.

ERO Resources Corporation (ERO). 2009. Natural Resources Assessment, Trout Creek Reservoir, Routt County, Colorado. Prepared for McLaughlin Water Engineers. ERO Project #4569. November 24.

ERO Resources Corporation (ERO). 2012a. Hazardous Materials Assessment, Trout Creek Reservoir, Routt County, Colorado. Prepared for Peabody Energy. ERO Project #4837. February 24.

ERO Resources Corporation (ERO). 2012b. Natural and Cultural Resources Baseline Inventory, Trout Creek Reservoir, Routt County, Colorado. Prepared for Peabody Energy. ERO Project #4837. February 27.

ERO Resources Corporation (ERO). 2012c. Wetland Delineation Report, Trout Creek Reservoir, Routt County, Colorado. Prepared for Peabody Energy. ERO Project #4837. February 27.

GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI). 2012. Aquatic Resources Investigations, Trout Creek, Routt County, Colorado. Submitted to Peabody Energy. Project No. 11517. March.

GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI). 2012. Draft Trout Creek 2012 Aquatic Resources Update. Submitted to Peabody Energy. December.

GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI). 2012. Trout Creek 2012 Aquatic Resources Update. Submitted to Peabody Energy. December.

Holdeman Landscape Architecture, Inc. (Holdeman). 2011. Technical Memorandum to Brian Yansen, Peabody Energy, and Leigh Rouse, ERO, from Mark Holdeman, Regarding Visual Resources Analysis for the Proposed Trout Creek Reservoir. November 18.

McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd. (McLaughlin). 2010a. Interim Status Report, Trout Creek Reservoir. Submitted to Brian Yansen, Peabody Energy, from Ron McLaughlin, Regarding Initial Design Considerations for the Trout Creek Reservoir. January 11.

McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd. (McLaughlin). 2010b. Trout Creek Reservoir, Preliminary Hydrology Report, Draft. Prepared for Peabody Energy. January 11.

NorthWest Colorado Consultants, Inc. (NWCC). 2012a. Monitoring Well Installation Summary Report, Trout Creek Wetlands Mapping, Trout Creek Ranch, Routt County, Colorado. February 13.

Northwest Colorado Consultants, Inc. (NWCC). 2012b. Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation, Proposed Trout Creek Dam, Routt County, Colorado. Prepared for Peabody Energy. Job Number: 06-6914. January 24.

Peabody Energy. 2011. Water Quality and Flow Monitoring Data for 1996-2011.

TZA Water Engineers, Inc. 2010. (TZA). Preliminary Trout Creek Reservoir Operations Study. Prepared for Holland & Hart, LLP. June 10.

TZA Water Engineers, Inc. (TZA). 2012a. Memorandum to Ron McLaughlin, McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd., from John Faux, Regarding Draft Modeled Outflow from Proposed Trout Creek Reservoir. March 20.

TZA Water Engineers, Inc. (TZA). 2012b. Memorandum to Ron McLaughlin, McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd., from John Faux, Regarding Revised Estimate of Runoff on Trout Creek. March 20.

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