Legal Notice

Notice is hereby given that GREENBRIER MINERALS, LLC PO BOX 446, 119 RICH CREEK RD, MAN, WV 25635 has submitted an application for the modification of Article 11/WVNPDES Permit No. WV1016954 to the Department of Environmental Protection, 1101 George Kostas Drive, Logan, WV 25601 in order to add pumped deep mine discharge from U-5035-96 to Outlet 001. The operation will discharge treated and storm water into Muddy Bridge Branch of Huff Creek of Guyandotte River and is located 3.2 (miles), northeast of Davin, WV, in Triadelphia District of Logan County, Longitude 81 deg. 46′ 20″ and Latitude 37 deg. 44 ‘ 41 ” (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. Where applicable, Tier 2 protection is also afforded because the agency has made a determination that the discharge(s) will not cause significant degradation to the receiving stream(s) 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 March 10, 2023, or thirty (30) days from date of publication, will be considered. A copy of the Article 11/WVNPDES application, draft permit, rational page, 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 and is available at:


DEP Telephone No. 304-792-7250 Article 11/NPDES Permit No. WV1016954