Details for PUBLIC NOTICE
Under Chapter 19
Code of Virginia
PUBLICATION NUMBER: 19DXB06
Dickenson-Russell Contura, LLC is applying for bond reduction on Permit No. 1202179 located in Dicken-son County 5.5 miles south of McClure on Cowan Rose Creek . This permit consists of 109.41 acres bonded under Cost Estimate. 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 $287,900 in the form of insurance surety posted for this permit be reduced by $251,600 .
This bond reduction request is based on the following Phase II reclamation: The areas proposed for bond reduction have been re-claimed and revegetated as of April 2016. The post-mining land uses of Unmanaged Forest/ Undeveloped Land and Industrial - Gas well(s)/ Pipeline(s) have been achieved.
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 October 2, 2019 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, 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 is available electronically for public inspection and at
All correspondence concerning this application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, 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