Notice is hereby given that Roaring Creek Coal Company, LLC, 109 Appalachian Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 has submitted an application for the modification of Article 11/WVNPDES Permit No. WV1029436 to the Department of Environmental Protection, 47 School Street, Suite 301, Philippi, WV 26416-1150 in order to add a Coarse Coal Refuse Disposal Area, add Outlet No. 002, add BAD Site BAS-DBR2 and add Stream Monitoring Sites DSBR, USBR and DUTBR. The operation will discharge Treated Water and Storm Water into an unnamed tributary of Brook Run of Laurel Creek of Middle Fork River of Tygart Valley River and is located 5.4 miles northwest of Mabie, in Roaring Creek District of Randolph County, Longitude 80* 3′ 21″ and Latitude 38* 55′ 37″ (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 of the receiving stream(s) for any parameters of concern.
Comments on the Article 11/WVNPDES 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 February 27, 2023, or thirty (30) days from date of publication, will be considered. A copy of the Article 11/WVNPDES application, draft permit, rationale 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.
DEP Telephone No. (304) 457-3219 Article 11/NPDES Permit No. WV1029436
GENERAL HIGHWAYS LOCATION MAP
PERMIT NO. 0-2006-19 NPDES NO. WV1029436
SMA NO. 0-2001-22 MOD NO. 1
WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS
LOCATED ON THE ELLAMORE QUADRANGLE
ROARING CREEK DISTRICT OF RANDOLPH COUNTY, WV
DRAINAGE BASIN: UNNAMED TRIBUTARY OF AN UNNAMED
AND UNNAMED TRIBUTARY OF BROOK RUN/LAUREL CREEK/
MIDDLE FORK RIVER/TYGART VALLEY RIVER/
SCALE 1″ – 1 MILE