Legal Notices

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION OF MINING AND RECLAMATION PUBLIC NOTICE OF BLASTING OPERATIONS Notice is hereby given that: Panther Creek Mining, LLC 3228 Summit Square Place, Ste. 180 Lexington, KY 40509 304-205-8847 Surface Mine Permit Number UO-391 Situated in Cabin Creek District of Kanawha County, approximately 1.8 miles south of Dry Branch and 1.5 miles west of Dawes will be conducting blasting activities in accordance with all State 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 July 7, 2020 and continue through July 7, 2021. 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 an air horn to at least on 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 an air horn 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 the blasting schedule except in the event of an emergency situation where rain, lightening, or other atmospheric conditions, or operator or public safety requires unscheduled detonations. LC-94566 06-30;2020