NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 918-0447, Renewal
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC, 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for renewal of a permit for a surface coal mining and reclamation operation affecting 637.76 acres located 0.5 miles north of Perkins in Whitley County.
The proposed major revision area is approximately 0.9 miles east from the Maple Creek Road (KY HWY 779) junction with Brown Creek Road and located 600 feet southeast of Phoebe Fork.
The proposed operation is located on the Rockholds, KY 7½ minute quadrangle map. The operation will use the contour and auger method of surface mining. The surface area to be disturbed is owned by Johnnie Johnson, Charles Paul, Roger Griffith, Michael W. and Teresa M. Tallent, Jerry Andrew Croley, Edwin Webb, Wilma Corbin, Samuel McFarland, David Boyd, William and Edna Hill, Ray and Geneva Hill, Doris Vanover, Eugene Burgan, Richard Cummings, Rondall Hubbs, Rosetta Fields, Bill Smith, Wilma Corbin, Georgie Terrell, Edwin Webb, James Martin, Rick Thornsberry, Samuel McFarland, Janice Hamm, Verlon Johnson, Dee Woods Heirs c/o Norma Jean Siler and Ella Baker Heirs c/o Donna Mullins.
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 Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s 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, #2 Hudson Hollow, U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
Notice of Bond Release
In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is hereby given that Mountainside Coal Co., Inc., 7692 S. HWY 25W, Williamsburg, KY 40769 has applied for a Phases I Bond Release on Increments 1, 4 and 5 of Permit Number 861-0528. The application covers an area of Approximately 292.9 acres of surface area located approximately twelve (12) miles northeast of the city of Williamsburg, KY and 1 mile east of the confluence of Flat Creek and Meadow Creek in Whitley County. The permit area is approximately 1.16 miles southeast of the intersection of Hwy. 1418 (Flat Creek Road) and Hwy. 779. The latitude is 36º 48’ 52”N and the longitude is 84º 00’ 53”W.
The bond now in effect on Increment 1 is a Letter of Credit for $127,900.00, Increment 4 is a Letter of Credit for $204,400.00 and Increment 5 is a Letter of Credit for $171,300.00.
Reclamation work performed includes: Backfilling, grading, fertilizing, seeding and mulching.
Written comments, objections or requests for a public or informal conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Field Services, #2 Hudson Hollow, Frankfort, KY 40601, by Friday, August 12, 2016.
A public hearing on the application has been scheduled for Tuesday August 15, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY 40965-1229. The hearing will be cancelled if no request for hearing or informal Conference is received by: August 12, 2016.
WHITLEY COUNTY WATER DISTRICT
Due to an Ordinance received from the Whitley County Fiscal Court, there will be a $3.00 E911 Fee added to all active water services for Whitley County Water District.
This fee will go into effect with the first billing following July 1, 2016 and will appear on the August bill.CVRECC-legal-62216