Under Chapter 19
Code of Virginia
Publication #: 12HGC05
Dickenson-Russell Coal Company, LLC is applying for bond reduction on Permit No. 1401835 located in Dickenson County 1.5 miles northwest of Bucu on Frying Pan Creek . This permit consists of 44.58 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 $473,800 in the form of insurance surety posted for this permit be reduced by $284,280.
This bond reduction request is based on the following Phase I reclamation:
Types of Reclamation Work Performed – Backfilling and regrading is complete
Appropriate Date(s) of Reclamation Work Performed – January 2012
Description of Reclamation Results Achieved – Site has been regraded
Description of the Post-Mining Land Use – Unmanaged Forestry/ Undeveloped Land and Industrial Gas Well(s)/Pipeline(s)
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 (December 27, 2012), submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
All correspondence concerning this bond reduction 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) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.