APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT NO. 12022255/0082225 Met Coal Group PUBLICATION NUMBER: 21HNM05

July 13, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL OF

COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT NO. 12022255/0082225

UNDER CHAPTER 19
TITLE 45.1 OF THE

CODE OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NUMBER:

21HNM05

APPLICATION NUMBER:

1011082
Met Coal Group, LLC of 717 Red Bud Place Corbin, KY 40701 is applying to the Virginia Division of Mined land Reclamation for a Renewal of PERMIT No. 1202255/0082255 in order to continue the operations at the following location.
The permit is located in Dickenson County 1 mile south of Wakenva in Wakenva Branch of McClure Creek within the Nora U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute quadrangle Map. The site can be reached by traveling south on Route 715 from Route 63. The Renewal Map showing the permit area is attached in section 21.2 of the application.
Drainage and wastewater resulting from the permitted operation will be discharged as follows:
Drainage will be received by Wakenva Branch of McClure Creek. One existing sediment control basin is located at the lower limit of the permit and discharges at a single point into Wakenva Branch.
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 July 21, 2021 submit written comments or objections concerning this renewal application, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold an Informal Conference concerning this application. A copy of the application materials and NPDES fact sheet is available electronically for public inspection at

https://dmme.virginia.gov/

DmlrPermits.
All correspondence concerning this renewal application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: 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

DmlrPublicNotice@

dmme.virginia.gov

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