Application for Bond Release - Paramont Contura, LLC - PUBLICATION NUMBER: 22DXB06

November 15, 2022


Application for

Bond Release

Under Chapter 10

Title 45.2

Code of Virginia


Paramont Contura, LLC is applying for bond release on Permit No.1802185 located in Dickenson County 5 miles northeast of Coeburn, Virginia off Route 652 on Middle Fork. This permit consists of 7.66 acres. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800.40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the Applicant is requesting that the current total bond amount of $10,500 in the form of insurance surety posted for this permit be released.
This bond release request is based on the following Phase III reclamation:
The haulroad has been constructed to meet VDOT specifications and has been surfaced with limestone gravel. This reclamation was completed by June 2022. The Post-Mining Land Use of Industrial - Gas Well(s) Pipelines(s) has been met.
Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal, or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority, may within 30 days of November 23, 2023 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond release, and may also request, in writing, that the Mined Land Repurposing Program hold an informal conference concerning this application. A copy of the application materials is available electronically for public inspection at

All correspondence concerning this bond release application should be submitted to the Mined Land Repurposing Program (Atten-tion: Permit Section), 3405 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8160. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at


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