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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. ALDEN RESOURCES LLC, 9185193, 7/14/2017.
Notice of Intention to Mine
Pursuant to Application Number 918-0435 Major Revision #2
In accordance with KRS 350.070, notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC; 332 W. Cumberland Gap Pkwy., Suite 100; Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for a major revision to an existing surface coal mining and reclamation operation located approximately 0.5 miles south west of Hamblin Hollow Road’s intersection with Poplar Creek Road, and approximately 2.5 miles north east of the community of Verne, in Whitley County, Kentucky. The major revision will not add any surface disturbance acreage or underground acreage to the permit area.
The proposed major revision is located on the Saxton U.S.G.S. 7½ minute quadrangle map. The operation will use the Contour and Auger methods of mining. The surface area to be affected by the major revision is owned by Nancy Monhollen, Billy Hall, Adam Hill, Kenneth Monhollen, Katherine Monhollen, Fay Wilson, Emile Patry, Nancy Patry, Diana Horn, and Karen Hamblin. The operation will affect an area within 100 feet of Hamblin Hollow road and Randle Cemetery road. The operation will not involve relocation and/or closure of a public road.
The major revision proposes a land use change to Pastureland from Fish and Wildlife.
The Major Revision application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface 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 Permits; 300 Sower Boulevard, 2nd Floor Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.