RE: Blasting operations
Permit Number O001885

Notice is hereby given that Goals Coal Company, 8641 Coal River Road, Naoma, WV 25140, Telephone (304) 854-2415 will be conducting blasting activities at Shumate Creek Impoundment which consists of Permit Nos. O001885. The complex is situated in the Marsh Fork District of Raleigh County approximately 2.0 miles west of Naoma, WV. Blasting shall be conducted in accordance with all and Federal Laws and as approved by the Department of Environmental Protection.

Blasting activities will occur Monday through Saturday from “sunrise to sunset”. No blasting shall be conducted on Sunday. Blasting is to commence on June 17, 2019 and continue through June 19, 2020.

Ten minutes prior to and immediately after each blast, all access to the specific area will be safeguarded from unauthorized entry. The warning signal prior to each blast shall be from a siren audible to at least one half mile from the blast. The warning will be given three (3) minutes prior to detonation and will consist of three (3) short blasts of five (5) seconds duration with five (5) seconds between each blast. The all clear signal shall be one long blast from a siren of twenty (20) seconds duration.

Blasting shall be conducted in such a way so as to prevent adverse impacts to the public or the environment.

Blasting activities will not be conducted at times other than those announced in this blasting schedule except in the event of an emergency situation where rain, lightning, or other atmospheric conditions, or operator or public safety requires unscheduled detonations.

6-14-FRI-1-RH; LG 263797

ID: 263797