APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT Red River Coal Company, Inc
COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT
UNDER CHAPTER 19
CODE OF VIRGINIA
APPLICATION NUMBER 1010811
PUBLICATION NUMBER: 20JKC121
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 CSMO Permit Number 1500711/NPDES Permit Number 0080711 in order to continue the operations at the following location:
On Guest River approximately 1.0 mile north of Dixiana in Wise County off Route 620.
The permit area is located on the Flat Gap, VA-KY USGS 7.5- minute quadrangle map.
Drainage and wastewater resulting from the mining operation will be passed through approved sediment control structures and discharge into Guest River.
The permit and outfall locations are shown on the Renewal Map and Surface Water Hydrology Map in Section 21 of the renewal application.
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. A copy of the application materials is available electronically for public inspection at:
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 February 28, 2020 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 an informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at
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