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PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL OF COAL

SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT UNDER CHAPTER 19, TITLE 45.1

CODE OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NUMBER: 13ADC02

Red River Coal Company, Inc. of P.O. Box 668, Norton, Virginia 24273 is applying to the Virginia Division of Mined Land Reclamation for renewal of NPDES Permit Number 0081187 in order to continue the operations at the following location:

In Wise County approximately 7.6 miles southwest of Pound. The proposed permit area is situated on South Fork Pound River off State Route 627. The 12.66 acre permit area is located on the Flat Gap USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle map.

Drainage and wastewater resulting from the mining operation will pass through approved sediment control structures and be discharged to South Fork Pound River.

A copy of the application materials is available for public inspection and comment at the Wise County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. A copy of the draft NPDES permit and fact sheet are available for public inspection and comment at the Division’s Big Stone Gap office. Any person whose interests are or may be adversely affected by the Renewal application, or an Officer, or Head of any Federal, State, or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of November 26, 2013 submit written comments or objections to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation concerning the renewal application; and may also request, in writing, that the Division hold an Informal Conference concerning the application. A request for an informal conference shall follow the requirements of 4 VAC 25-130-773.13c of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations.

All correspondence concerning the application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation, P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219, Telephone: (276) 523-8202 Attn.: Permit Section. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at dmlrpublicnotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

RED RIVER

COAL COMPANY, INC.

Applicant

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