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DEP Abandoned Mine Lands meeting

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WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
OFFICE OF ABANDONED MINE LANDS
AND RECLAMATION
Public meetings will be conducted to describe proposed AML Economic Development Pilot Projects. The intent of these Pilot Projects is to alleviation of health, safety and environmental problems created by coal mines abandoned prior to August 3, 1977, while providing an opportunity for economic and community development end use. The following projects listed with county locations will be explained.
Site County
Ivy Branch Off-Road Park, Phase II Boone & Lincoln
WV National Guard: Patriot Guardens Nicholas
WV Elk Restoration Project: Visitor Center Logan
Town of Bradshaw Sanitary Sewer Upgrade Mercer
Ashland’s Resort Tourism Development McDowell
Ashland/Crumpler (Elkhorn creek) Sewer Project McDowell
Berwind Water Teatment Plant McDowell
Iaeger Regional Sewer Project McDowell
RE-CREATE: Reclaiming the Cheat River Preston
Cline Complex Phase II: New YMCA Facility Raleigh
Vandalia: Highlands Conservation and Recreation Tucker
These projects will be submitted to the Federal Office of Surface Mining for funding consideration. Public meetings to explain the projects will be conducted as follows:
• Thursday, September 5, 2019, Bridgeport – WV DEP, Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation, 101 Cambridge Place, Bridgeport, WV 26330, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Contact James Connolly, 304-842-1900 ext. 3279
• Thursday, September 5, 2019, Charleston – WV DEP, Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation, 601 57th Street, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Contact Michael Pigman, 304-926-0499 ext. 1249.