NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
Pursuant to Application No. 918-0492 NW
In accordance with KRS 350.055 notice is hereby given that KLA Mining, Inc., 121 Vermillion Ave Whitesburg, KY 41858, has applied for a permit for a surface coal mining and reclamation operation located 1.0 mile South of Duckrun in Whitley County. The proposed operation will disturb 102.6 surface acres and 0.0 underground acres, and the total area within the permit boundary will be 102.6 acres.
The proposed operation is approximately 0.5 miles eat from intersection of KY 1673 and Kidd Road and located 0.5 miles west of Jacks Creek.
The proposed operation is located on the Hollyhill U.S.G.S 7 1⁄2 minute quadrangle map. The surface area to be disturbed is owned by Paul Wilburn.
This is the final advertisement of this 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 Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Kentucky Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Ave., Middlesboro, KY 40965. Written comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits 300 Sower Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601.
NOTICE OF BOND RELEASE
Permit # 918-0447
In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC, 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, KY 40701, has filed for a Phase I Bond Release on Increment No. 3 of permit number 918-0447 which was last issued on December 18th 2017. The application covers an area of approximately 484.93 surface acres located 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 and located 0.5 miles north of Perkins in Whitley County Kentucky.
The bonds now in effect are as follows:
Increment four (3) is a Surety Bond in the amount of $191,900.00. Approximately 60% of the original bond amount of $191,900.00 is included in this application for release
Reclamation work performed includes: Backfilling, re-grading, topsoil replacement, and drainage control including soil preparation and initial seeding and mulching in accordance with the approved reclamation plan, completed in February 2017.
Written comments, objections, and requests for a public hearing of informal conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Field Services, 300 Sower Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601, by 8/03/2018.
A public hearing on the application has been scheduled for 08/06/2016 at 10:00 am 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 a hearing or informal conference is received by 08/03/2018.
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. CLAY LAUREL MINING INC, 9180498, 5/18/2018; KLA MINING INC, 9180491, 5/30/2018; KOPPER GLO MINING LLC, 9180495, 5/1/2018; KOPPER GLO MINING LLC, 9180496, 5/1/2018; MOUNTAINSIDE COAL CO INC, 9180465, 5/24/2018.
RE: Public Service Commission of Kentucky (CASE NO. 2018-00187)
Public Notice is hereby given that East Kentucky Network, LLC, dba Appalachian Wireless has applied to the Kentucky Public Service Commission to construct a cellular telecommunications tower on a tract of land located on 944 Barton Hollow Road, Rockholds, Whitley County, Kentucky. The proposed tower will be a 300 foot self-supporting tower with attached antennas. If you would like to respond to this notice, please contact the Executive Director, Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Boulevard, PO Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602. Please refer to Case No. 2018-00187.water quality report 2017