Whitesburg KY


Pursuant to Application Number 867-5377, Amendment #8

In accordance with KRS 350.070, notice is hereby given that Mark Energy, LLC; 8880 Cedar Springs Lane, Suite 105, Knoxville, TN 37923 has applied for an amendment to an existing underground coal mining and reclamation operation located 3.03 miles southeast of Oven Fork in Letcher County. The amendment will add 13.04 acres of surface disturbance making a total of 178.52 acres within the amended permit boundary.

The proposed amendment area is approximately 2.79 miles southeast from US 119’s junction with KY 806 and located 0.38 miles south of Franks Creek. The latitude is 37°01’10”. The longitude is 82°47’30”.

The proposed amendment is located on the Whitesburg & Flat Gap U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 Minute Quadrangle Maps. The surface area to be disturbed by the amendment is owned by ACIN, LLC. The operation will use the contour and auger method of surface mining.

The amendment application has been filed for public inspection at the Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane, Hazard, Kentucky 41702. Written comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

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