Source: December 31, 2014 Read More →

ADVERTISEMENT Notice is hereby given that LP Mineral LLC

ADVERTISEMENT

Notice is hereby given that LP MINERAL LLC, 471 JOHN FOX RD, MORGANTOWN, WV 26501 has submitted an application for the issuance of Article 11/WVNPDES Permit Number WV1027417 to the Department of Environmental Protection, 47 School Street, Suite 301, Philippi, WV 26416-1150 in order to open and operate haulroads and surface mines in the Waynesburg, Waynesburg ‘A’, and Washington seams/mineral beds.  The operation will discharge treated water and storm water into Unnamed Tributaries of Little Paw Paw Creek and Little Paw Paw Creek of Monongahela River and is located 1.5 miles East of Grant Town in Paw Paw District of Marion County, Longitude 80°09’06” and Latitude 39°33’46” (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.  Tier 2 protection is also afforded because the agency has made a determination that the discharge will not cause significant degradation to the receiving streams for any parameters of concern.

Comments on the Article 11 WV/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 1/30/2015, 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. 304-457-3219                 Article 11/NPDES Permit No. WV1027417

Times: December 30, 2014

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