PUBLIC NOTICE Environmental Permit Camp Jacob, Incorporated

May 16, 2023


Environmental Permit

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality to limit air pollution emitted by a facility in McClure, Dickenson County, Virginia.

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: May 17, 2023, to June 16, 2023.

PERMIT NAME: Federal Operating Permit issued by DEQ, under the authority of the Air Pollution Control Board.

APPLICANT NAME AND ADDRESS: Dickenson-Russell Contura, LLC; P.O. Box 655, Norton, VA 24273.

FACILITY NAME, ADDRESS AND REGISTRATION NUMBER: McClure River Preparation Plant; 2079 Herndon Road, McClure, VA 24269; Registration No. 10804.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Dickenson-Russell Contura, LLC has applied for the renewal of the Title V operating permit for their McClure River Preparation Plant located at 2079 Herndon Road, McClure, Dickenson County, VA. The facility is classified as a major source of air pollution. The renewal permit will incorporate applicable requirements for the McClure River Preparation Plant and the adjacent Deep Mine 41 operations in a single Title V federal operating permit.

HOW TO COMMENT AND/OR REQUEST A PUBLIC HEARING: DEQ accepts comments and requests for public hearing by hand-delivery, e-mail, fax or postal mail. All comments and requests must be in writing and be received by DEQ during the comment period. Submittals must include the names, mailing addresses and telephone numbers of the commenter/requester and of all persons represented by the commenter/requester. A request for public hearing must also include: 1) The reason why a public hearing is requested. 2) A brief, informal statement regarding the nature and extent of the interest of the requester or of those represented by the requestor, including how and to what extent such interest would be directly and adversely affected by the permit. 3) Specific references, where possible, to terms and conditions of the permit with suggested revisions. Please note this draft permit is being concurrently reviewed as a proposed permit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A public hearing may be held, including another comment period, if public response is significant, based on individual requests for a public hearing, and there are substantial, disputed issues relevant to the permit.

Contact for public comments, document requests and additional information: Tom Derting; DEQ Southwest Regional Office, 355-A Deadmore Street, Abingdon, VA 24210; Phone: (276) 608 8896; E-mail:; Fax: (804) 698-4178.

The public may review the draft permit and application at the DEQ Southwest Regional Office, by appointment, or may request copies of the documents from the contact person listed above.