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NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 867-0530,
Renewal
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Premier Elkhorn Coal LLC, 6920 Highway 610, Jenkins, Kentucky 41537, has applied
for renewal of an existing surface, auger and
underground coal mining and reclamation located
1.2 miles north of Jenkins in Letcher County. The
proposed operation will disturb 590.21 surface
acres and 236.25 acres of auger of which 178.70
acres overlie auger mining in a lower seam making the total area within the permit boundary
647.76 acres.
The permitted operation is approximately 1.6
miles northwest from New US 23’s junction with
Joe Branch County Road and located 0.20 miles
west of Joes Branch.
The proposed operation is located on the Jenkins
East and Jenkins West U.S.G.S 7 1/2 minute
quadrangle map. The operation will use the area,
contour, mountaintop removal and auger methods
of surface mining and the underground method of
mining. The surface area to be disturbed is owned
by Pike-Letcher Land Company, Swan Fork Coal
Company, Inc., Kinship Resources, Inc., and
Oscar Fleming Heirs. The operation will underlie
land owned by Pike-Letcher Land Company and
Swan Fork Coal Company, Inc.
The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation
and Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121
Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501.
Written comments, objections, or requests for a
permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard,
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 898-4562
Renewal #5
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Premier Elkhorn Coal LLC, 6920 HWY
610W, Jenkins, KY 41537, has applied for a
renewal of existing surface/underground coal mining and reclamation operation located 3.7 miles
southwest of Myra in Pike and Letcher Counties.
The operation will disturb 792.52 acres.
The proposed operation is located approximately
0.1 miles west of intersection of Beefhide Creek
and US 23 and located 0.7 miles southwest of
Beefhide Creek.
The operation is located on the Jenkins West
U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle map. The surface
area to be disturbed is owned by Pike Letcher
Land LLC and Marjorie Wright.
The application has been filed for public inspection at the Division for Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121
Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, KY 41501. Written
comments, objections, or requests for a permit
conference must be filed with the Director, Division
of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort,
Kentucky 40601.

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