PERMIT RENEWAL PUBLICATION NO. 004JRJ22 Inmet Mining

September 08, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE

PERMIT RENEWAL

COAL SURFACE MINING PERMIT NO. 1202323

NPDES PERMIT NO. 0082323

APPLICATION NO. 1011284 UNDER CHAPTER 19
TITLE 45.1

CODE OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NO.

004JRJ22

Inmet Mining, LLC of 144 East Marketplace Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37922 is applying to the Virginia Mined Land Repurposing Program for a renewal to Permit No. 1202323, Looney Wilson mine, by Application 1011284. The permit area is approximately 22.05 acres. The operation is located in Wise County on Looney Creek, approximately 3.3 miles West of Appalachia off of Route 160. The Appalachia, Virginia USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle map was used to describe the permit location. Drainage will pass through sediment control structures and be discharged into Looney Creek of Callahan Creek. Discharge locations and the permit area may be viewed on the Renewal Map which is attached in Sections 21.2 and 21.5 of the application. Additional discharge details are available in the NPDES Application attached in Section 5.15 of the application.

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 September 30, 2022 submit written comments or objections concerning this renewal, and may also request, in writing, that Mined Land Reclamation hold an Informal Conference concerning this application.

A copy of the application materials is available electronically for public inspection at

https://www.energy.

virginia.gov/dmlrinquiry/

frmMain.aspx?ctl=4.

All correspondence concerning this renewal application should be submitted to Mined Land Repurposing (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

repurposingpublicnotice@

energy.virginia.gov.

Inmet Mining, LLC

(Applicant)

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