NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE

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Advertiser: NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE Pursuant to Application No. 867-5312 Renewal 5 In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Sapphire Coal Company, 1073 River-view Street, Grundy, VA 24614, has applied for renewal of a permit for an existing underground coal mining and reclamation operation located 0.5 miles northeast of Hot Spot in Letcher County. The proposed operation will disturb 48.73 surface acres a total area of 48.73 acres within the permit boundary. The operation is approximately 0.5 miles northeast from KY Highway 160’s junction with Johnson Branch Road and located south of Smoot Creek. The operation is located on the Blackey/Roxana U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute quadrangle map. The op-eration will use the underground room and pillar mining method. The surface owners for the permit area is Ken-tucky River Coal Corporation, Sapphire Coal Company, and KYCOGA Company LLC. The application has been fi led for public inspection at the Department for Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Offi ce, 121 Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501-9331. Written comments, objections or requests for a permit conference must be fi led with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. This is the fi nal advertisement of the application. All comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be received within thirty (30) days of today’s date.
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