ADVERTISEMENT Notice is hereby given that an application for Operator Assignment has been submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) located at 254 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV 25901 for permit number(s): O301489, O302103, S301003, S301006, S301599, S301803 held by PIONEER FUEL CORPORATION, PO BOX 69, PAX, WV 25904. This application will assign REPUBLIC ENERGY, INC, 4101 SLATE DRIVE, SCARBRO, WV 25917 as an operator on the permit(s) named above. Comments on the application shall be in writing and shall identify the applicant and application number and should be sent to the DEP at the address above. Comments received by February 25, 2015, or thirty (30) days from date of publication, will be considered. A copy of the notification will be available until February 25, 2015, or thirty (30) days from date of publication in the DEP Regional Office located at the address above AND in the Raleigh and Fayette Counties Clerks’ Offices during normal business hours. DEP Telephone Number 304-465-1911 1-26-MON-1-RH L 2491