Source: January 26, 2015 Read More →

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT Notice is hereby given that Pocahontas Coal Company LLC, 109 Appalachian Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 has submitted an application to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Division of Mining and Reclamation (DMR), located at 254 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV 25901 for an Article 3 permit for the surface disturbance of approximately 202.58 acres in order to add 94.58 acres by means of a permit amendment to the currently approved 108.0 acres resulting in a total of 202.58 acres. A variance/waiver request has been included since the added acreage exceeds the acreage limitation for an amendment. This amendment is being submitted in order to contour, surface, highwall, and auger mine in the Pocahontas No. 6 seam of coal. The proposed operation is discharging into Unnamed Tributaries of/and Turkey Branch of Tommy Creek and Unnamed Tributaries of/and Tommy Creek of Stone Coal Creek of Winding Gulf all of Guyandotte River of Ohio River and is located 2.0 miles southeast of Odd in Slab Fork District of Raleigh County, Longitude 81 f 16′ 32″ and Latitude 37 f 35′ 26″ (Coordinates from USGS Topographic Map). Surface of the area associated herewith and the mineral associated herewith is owned by: Surface or Mineral Name and Address Surface Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership, 601 Jefferson Street, Suite 3600, Houston, TX 77002 Mineral WPP, LLC, 5260 Irwin Road, Huntington, WV 25705 Surface and Mineral Pocahontas Coal Company LLC, 109 Appalachian Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 Surface and Mineral Piney Land Company, 130 Main Street, Beckley, WV 25801 Surface and Mineral Pocahontas Land Corporation, 800 Princeton Avenue, Bluefield, WV 24701 Surface Charles D. Meadows Et Al, PO Box 286, MacArthur, WV 25873 Surface of the area associated within 100 feet of the permit area herewith and the mineral associated herewith is owned by: Surface or Mineral Name and Address Surface Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership, 601 Jefferson Street, Suite 3600, Houston, TX 77002 Mineral WPP, LLC, 5260 Irwin Road, Huntington, WV 25705 Surface and Mineral Pocahontas Coal Company LLC, 109 Appalachian Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 Surface and Mineral Pocahontas Land Corporation, 800 Princeton Avenue, Bluefield, WV 24701 Surface and Mineral Piney Land Company, 130 Main Street, Beckley, WV 25801 Surface Charles D. Meadows Et Al, PO Box 286, MacArthur, WV 25873 Surface Ben G. and Iris D. Spurlock, PO Box 60, Harper, WV 25851 Written comments and/or requests for an informal conference on the surface mining application shall identify the applicant and application number and will be received by the Permit Supervisor at the DEP address above until March 18, 2015, or thirty (30) days from date of final publication. A copy of the application will be available for review until March 18, 2015, or thirty (30) days from date of final publication in the DEP Regional Office located at the address above and in the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. DEP Telephone No: (304) 465-1911 Permit Number: S302009 2-16-MON-4-RH; LG 2499