NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 918-0478, Amendment No. 2
In accordance with KRS 350.070 notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for an amendment to an existing surface coal mining and reclamation operation located 0.95 miles west of Meadow Creek in Whitley County. The amendment will add 74.36 acres of surface disturbance making a total area of 145.92 surface acres within the amended permit area.
The proposed amendment area is approximately 0.26 miles northeast from the junction of Springtown Road with KY 3423 and located 0.95 miles west of Meadow Creek.
The proposed permit is located on the Rockholds U.S.G.S. 7 ½-minute quadrangle map. The surface area to be disturbed by the amendment is owned by Gary McKeehan, Glenn Miller, James E. Harris and Jeff Canada. The operation will use the contour and auger methods of mining. The operation will affect an area within 100 feet of Springtown Road. The operation will not involve relocation or closure of the public road.
This is the final advertisement of the application. All comments, objections or requests for a permit conference must be received within thirty (30) days of today’s date. The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Natural Resources, Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965-1229. Written comments, objections or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
An ordinance amending the Whitley County Budget for Fiscal Year 2017- 2018, to include unanticipated receipts increasing/decreasing from various Funds in the amount of $177,942.00 and increasing/decreasing expenditures from the various Funds in the amount of $177,942.00 was passed on 02/20/18. A copy of the Ordinance with full text is available for public inspection at the Office of the County Judge Executive during normal business hours.
Pat White, Jr., County Judge Executive
Pursuant to 405 KAR 8:010, Section 16(5), the following is a summary of permitting decisions made by the Department for Natural Resources, Division of Mine Permits with respect to applications to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations in Whitley County. MOUNTAINSIDE COAL CO INC, 9180465, 1/12/2018.
SECTION 106 – PUBLIC NOTICE
East Kentucky Network, LLC dba Appalachian Wireless is proposing to construct a telecommunications tower located at Approx. 0.70 miles west of intersection of Barton Hollow Rd and Hwy 26, Whitley County, KY, 40701, at Latitude N36° 52’ 25.9774”, Longitude W84° 08’ 41.7248”. The tower is proposed to be a self-support design and 310’ tall. East Kentucky Network seeks comments from all interested persons on the impact of the tower on any districts, sites, buildings, structures, or objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, or culture, that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Specific information about the project, including the historic preservation reviews that East Kentucky Network is conducting pursuant to the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (47 C.F.R. Sections 1.1307(4)) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (36 C.F.R. Part 800) will be made available to interested persons who request the information from the contact below. All questions, comments, and correspondence should be directed to Virginia Janssen at Dynamic Environmental Associates, Inc., 3850 Lake Street, Suite C, Macon, GA 31204, 877-968-4787, Sec106@DynamicEnvironmental.com within 30 days from the date of this publication. Re: 21802003