Legal Notice


Notice of Intent to Approve

On October 4, 2022, Consol Mining Company, LLC applied to the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality (DAQ), for a modification of their Itmann Coal Preparation Plant located near 7880 River Road, Itmann, Wyoming County, West Virginia (24847), at latitude 37.56788 and longitude -81.44930. A preliminary evaluation has determined that all State and Federal air quality requirements will be met by the proposed modification. The DAQ is providing notice to the public of its preliminary determination to issue the permit as Permit Number R13-3532A.

The following potential changes in emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Particulate Matter less than 2.5 microns, 19.21 tons per year (TPY); Particulate Matter less than 10 microns, 19.21 TPY; Particulate Matter, 63.05 TPY.

Written comments or requests for a public meeting must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2023. A public meeting may be held if the Director of the DAQ determines that significant public interest has been expressed, in writing, or when the Director deems it appropriate.

The purpose of the DAQ’s permitting process is to make a preliminary determination if the modified facility meets all state and federal air quality requirements. The purpose of the public review process is to accept public comments on air quality issues relevant to this determination. Only written comments received at the address noted below within the specified time frame, or comments presented orally at a scheduled public meeting, will be considered prior to final action on the permit. All such comments will become part of the public record.

Joe Kessler, PE
WV Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Telephone: 304/926-0499,
ext. 41271
Email: joseph.r.kessler@wv.gov

Additional information, including copies of the draft permit, application, and all other supporting materials relevant to the permit decision may be obtained by contacting the engineer listed above. The draft permit and engineering evaluation may also be downloaded at: