Source: July 31, 2020 Read More →

Public Meetings

Public meetings will be conducted to describe proposed AML Economic Development Pilot Projects. The intent of these Pilot Projects is to alleviation of health, safety and environmental problems created by coal mines abandoned prior to August 3,1977, while providing an opportunity for economic and community development end use. Information regarding these projects, including required NEPA documentation, can be obtained from the WVDEP at 304-926-0485. The following projects listed with county locations will be explained.
Project Name   County
Indian Creek ATV Resort   Boone
Oak Hill Sanitary Board: Minden Sewer Project   Fayette
Leon Street Slip Remediation   Harrison
Claudia L. Workman Wildlife Education Center   Kanawha
Renaissance Village   McDowell
Middletown Commons Redevelopment   Marion
MCPARC Community Recreation & Wellness Complex   Marion
Twin Hollow Campgrounds & Cabins Expansion   Mingo
Appalachian Aquatic Conservation Center at West Liberty Univ.   Ohio
Reclaiming the Cheat River (RECREATING)   Preston
Harper-Eccles Sewer Extension   Raleigh
Rhodell Water Service Upgrade   Raleigh
White Oak Waterline Extension   Raleigh
The Blackwater River Loop Trail   Tucker
Flemming – Old Mining Town Transformation to Rustic Ravines   Wayne
Brenton/Baileysville Waterline Extension   Wyoming
These projects will be submitted to the Federal Office of Surface Mining for funding consideration.
Public meetings to explain the projects will be conducted as follows:
Tuesday, September 1, 2020, Charleston- WV DEP, Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation, 60157th Street, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Contact Michael Pigman or Jeff Davis, 304-926-0485.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Bridgeport- WV DEP, Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation, 101 Cambridge Place, Bridgeport, WV 26330, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Contact Jon Knight or Robert Stuart, 304-842-1900
Times: July 31, August 7, 2020