Sand Dune Mining

Maps, Information, Laws and Rules

Part 637: Sand Dune Mining, is administered by the Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division (OGMD) and is the principle regulation for sand dune mines within designated areas up to two miles inland from Great Lake shorelines.  The Statute establishes requirements for permitting, reporting, and reclamation of sand dune mines.

Permit Renewal Application:

Permit Renewal Application has been received for the following sites:

Submit written comments by November 21, 2019, to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division, P.O. Box 30256, Lansing. Michigan 48909.  Written Comments will be accepted by email at

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