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WV DEP Abandoned Mine Lands

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WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
OFFICE OF ABANDONED MINE LANDS AND RECLAMATION
Public meetings will be conducted to describe proposed Abandoned Mine Land reclamation projects, which have as their objective the alleviation of health, safety and environmental problems created by coal mines abandoned prior to August 3, 1977. 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 at the public meetings:
Project Name County
Cabot Portals Boone
Crozier (G.A. Pacific) Portals/Highwall Greenbrier
Belle (Sneed) Drainage Kanawha
Evans Church (Bragg) Portals Kanawha
Staten Creek Drainage and Refuse Kanawha & Fayette
Accoville (Compton) Portals & Structure Logan
Curtis Mine Openings Logan
Kuhns Run Park Portals Marion
Gilliam Refuse Pile McDowell
Buffalo Trail Portals Mingo
Maidsville (Lee) Mine Drainage Monongalia
Whetsell (Trowbridge Road) Dangerous Slide Preston
Long Run #3 Taylor
Tralee Mine Dump and Drainage 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:
• Wednesday, July 15, 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 Jonathan Knight or
Robert Stuart, 304-842-1900.
• Thursday, July 16, 2020, Charleston – WV DEP Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation,
601 57th Street, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Contact Michael Pigman or
Jeff Davis, 304-926-0485.