NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT Notice is hereby given that MET RESOURCES, LLC, PO BOX 5064, RT 123, PRINCETON, WV 24740-5064 has a permit on file with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the surface mining of approximately 6.98 acres and has submitted an application to the DEP, 254 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV, 25901, for renewal of Article 3 Permit Number O400109 to OPERATE A HAULROAD in the N/A seam of coal. UNNAMED TRIBUTARIES OF GODFREY BRANCH, CRANE CREEK, AND BELCHER BRANCH OF THE BLUESTONE RIVER OF THE NEW RIVER The operation is discharging into UNNAMED TRIBUTARIES OF GODFREY BRANCH, CRANE CREEK, AND BELCHER BRANCH OF THE BLUESTONE RIVER OF THE NEW RIVER of THE KANAWAHA RIVER and is located 1.50 miles, SOUTHWEST of Matoaka in Rock District of Mercer County, Longitude 81? 16′ 41.0000″ and Latitude 37? 24′ 9.0000″ (Coordinates from USGS Topographic Map). Surface of the area associated herewith is owned by: NAME ADDRESS Pocahontas Land Corporation P. O. Box 1517 Bluefield, WV 24701 *and the mineral associated herewith is owned by: NAME ADDRESS Pocahontas Land Cooperation P.O. Box 1517 Bluefield, WV 24701 *and the mineral within 100 feet of the permit area is owned by: NAME ADDRESS Pocahontas Land Corporation P. O. Box 1517 Bluefield, WV 24701 Surface of the area within 100 feet of the permit area is owned by: NAME ADDRESS Pocahontas Land Corporation P. O. Box 1517 Bluefield, WV 24701 Basil L. & Ruby Rogers P. O. Box 547 Montcalm, WV 24737 Everett Marcum Jr. P. O. Box 491 Montcalm, WV 24737 Bernard G. Mitchem P. O. Box 441 Bluefield, WV 24737 Written comments and/or requests for an informal conference of the surface mining application shall identify the applicant and application number and will be received by the Permit Supervisor at the DEP address above until February 16, 2015, or thirty (30) days form date of final publication. A copy of the application will be available for review until February 16, 2015, or thirty (30) days from date of final publication in the DEP Regional Office located at the address above AND in the Mercer County Clerk’s Office(s) during normal business hours. DEP Telephone No.: 304-465-1911 Permit No.: O400109 *These items are to be completed only for operations involving mineral removal. Include location map in accordance with 38-2-3(b)(2).