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Pursuant to Application Number 867-0518, Renewal

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that MJK Mining. Incorporated, P. O. Box 3668, Pikeville, Kentucky 41502, has applied for renewal of a permit for a surface coal mining and reclamation operation affecting 223.50 acres located 0.38 miles southwest of Van in Letcher County.

The operation is approximately 0.38 miles southwest from the junction of KY 15 & 160 and located adjacent to Hollybush Branch of Smoot Creek.

The operation is located on the Blackey U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle map. The operation will use the contour, area and auger method of surface mining. The surface area is owned by Lee Etta Cummings, Betty Cummings, Betty Lynn & Glen Hurly, John Cummings, Calvin & Tammy Cummings, Michael & Kendra Cummings, Heather Banks, MJK Mining Inc., Roger & Rosalie Gilliam, Carol Daugherty, Connie Kincer, Stephanie Buchanan, Kentucky River Properties, LLC, Michelle Banks, Orell Whitaker and Michael & Jackie Joseph.

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, KY 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.

This is the final 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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