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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 918-5171, Renewal
In accordance with the provisions of KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Southfork Coal Co., 2700 Lee Highway, Suite B, Bristol, VA 24202, has applied for a renewal of a permit for an existing underground coal mining operation located 2.8 miles east of Hollyhill in McCreary and Whitley Counties, Kentucky. The operation disturbs 0.0 acres and underlies 1358.5 acres for a total of 1358.5 acres within the permit boundary.
The operation lies on Buck’s Branch approximately 2.1 miles southwest of State Rt. 92 intersection with State Rt. 1898 and 1.7 miles west of the confluence of Bucks Branch and Jellico Creek. The Latitude is 36 degrees, 39 minutes, and 32 seconds, and the Longitude is 84 degrees, 17 minutes, and 37 seconds.
The operation is located on the Hollyhill USGS 7 1/2 Minute Quadrangle Map. The land overlying underground operations areas are owned by the U.S. Forest Service.
The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY 40906. Written comments, objections or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601.
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 918-0493
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that JRL Coal, Inc., 966 Highway 990; Coalgood, KY 40818 has applied for a permit for a surface coal mining and reclamation operation affecting 310.98 acres located 2.1 miles Northwest of Jellico, Tennessee in Whitley County.
The proposed operation is approximately 0.9 miles Northwest from US 25W junction with Kensee Hollow Road and located on Adams Branch. The Latitude is 36° 36’ 57”. The Longitude is 84° 08’ 18”.
The proposed operation is located on the Jellico West and Williamsburg U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps. The operation will use the contour and auger/highwall miner method of surface mining. The surface area is owned by Shirley Davenport and Lorhen Martin.
This is the final advertisement of this application. All comments, objections or request for a permit conference must be received within thirty days of today’s date. The 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, KY 40965. Written comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.