ADVERTISEMENT MR-34-BR Notice is hereby given that Kingston Mining, Inc., 600 Resource Drive, Scarbro, WV 25917 has submitted an application for the modification of Article 11/WVNPDES Permit No. WV1002368 to the Department of Environmental Protection, 254 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV 25901-6102 in order to add Article 3 Permit No. U-3005-12 to this existing NPDES permit, relocate outlets 001 thru 003, add outlets 006 thru 014, and add benthic assessment sites BAS-PC1 and BAS-PC2 to the permit. The operation will discharge treated water and storm water into Unnamed Tributaries of/and Paint Creek of Upper Kanawha River and is located 3.5 miles southwest of Kincaid, in Valley District of Fayette County, Longitude 81 f 19′ 08″ and Latitude 38 f 00′ 21″ (Coordinates from USGS Topographic Map). The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking information on private surface water intakes for human consumption located in the above listed receiving streams and located down stream of this operation. Please provide your name, phone number, mailing address, the name of the stream being with the intake, and the physical location of the intake. This information needs to be submitted to the address above. An anti-degradation review has been conducted. Tier 1 protection is afforded because effluent limitations ensure compliance with water quality criteria for all designated uses. Where applicable, Tier 2 protection is also afforded because the agency has made a determination that the discharge(s) will not cause significant degradation to the receiving stream(s) for any parameters of concern. Comments on the Article 11WV/NPDES application or requests for a public hearing regarding the Article 11/NPDES application shall be in writing and if a public hearing is requested shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. Such written comments or requests should be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) at the address above, and must also reference the Article 11/NPDES permit number shown above. Comments received by January 16, 2016, or thirty (30) days from date of publication, will be considered. A copy of the Article 11/WVNPDES application, draft permit and fact sheet (if required) will be available for inspection and obtaining copies during normal business hours at the DEP Regional Office located at the address above. DEP Telephone No.: (304) 465-1911 Article 11/NPDES Permit No. WV1002368 12-17-THR-1-FT; LG 542