Notice is hereby given that Pocahontas Coal Company LLC, 109 Appalachian Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 has a permit on file with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the surface mining of approximately 138.52 acres and has submitted an application to the DEP, 1159 Nick Rahall Greenway, Fayetteville, WV, 25840, for renewal of Article 3 Permit Number O007382 maintain and monitor an active coal refuse slurry impoundment in the N/A seam of coal. The operation is discharging into Laurel Branch of Soak Creek and Unnamed Tributaries of/and Soak Creek of Piney Creek of New River of Kanawha River and is located 0.75 miles, southeast of Midway in Town District of Raleigh County, Longitude 81deg. 13′ 41″ and Latitude 37deg. 42′ 43″ (Coordinates from USGS Topographic Map).
Surface of the area associated herewith and the mineral associated herewith is owned by:
Surface of the area associated within 100 feet of the permit area herewith and the mineral associated herewith is owned by:
Written comments and/or requests for an informal conference of the permit renewal application shall identify the applicant and application number and will be received by the Permit Supervisor at the DEP address above until November 27, 2022, or thirty (30) days from date of final publication. A copy of the application will be available for review until November 27, 2022, or thirty (30) days from date of final publication in the DEP Regional Office located at the address above and is available at:
The above link can be accessed from a computer at all West Virginia public libraries.
DEP Telephone No: (304) 574-4465 Permit No.: O007382