APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF PERMIT NO. 1302348 Coking Coal, LLC

October 14, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL OF

COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES

PERMIT NO. 1302348

UNDER CHAPTER 19
TITLE 45.1 OF THE

CODE OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NUMBER:
21JLM01

APPLICATION NUMBER: 1011063

Coking Coal, LLC of PO Box 196, Norton, VA 24273 is applying to the Virginia Division of Mined land Reclamation for a Renewal of PERMIT No. 1302348, in order to continue the operations at the following location.

The Band Mill Impoundment is located 2 miles North of Dunbar in Band Mill Hollow, Wise County, at coordinates North 3551186.1123, East 10240799.2695. The permit area is 72.28 acres and is contained on the Appalachia and Whitesburg USGS 7.5' quadrangle maps. 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 into Band Mill Hollow of Roaring Fork, via sediment ponds treating surface runoff and mine discharge. The discharge locations may be viewed on the Surface Water Hydrology Map, which is attached in Section 21.2 of the application. The discharge resulting from the permitted operation is existing.

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 November 5, 2021 submit written comments or objections concerning this 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 is available electronically for public inspection at

https://dmme.virginia.gov/

DmlrPermits.

All correspondence concerning this 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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