APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL - PUBLICATION NUMBER: 24SRW520 - Red River Coal Company

June 13, 2024

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL OF

COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT NO.1301219

UNDER CHAPTER 19,

TITLE 45.1 OF THE

CODE OF VIRGINIA

APPLICATION NUMBER:

1011613

PUBLICATION NUMBER: 24SRW520

Red River Coal Company, Inc. of P.O. Box 668, Norton, Virginia 24273 is applying to Mine Land Repurposing to renew CSMO Permit Number 1301219/NPDES Permit Number 0081219 in order to continue the operations at the following location: at Dixiana just west of Route 620 and Guest River adjacent to Critical Fork in Wise County, VA and is located on the Flat Gap, VA-KY USGS quadrangle map.

Drainage and wastewater resulting from the mining operation will be discharged through approved sediment control to Critical Fork.

The proposed operation will come within 100 feet of State Route 620.

The permit boundary is shown on the Renewal Map in Section 21.2 of the renewal 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 July 5, 2024 submit written comments or objections concerning this application, and may also request, in writing, that the Mined Land Repurposing Program 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/epinquiry/frmMain.aspx

All correspondence concerning this application should be submitted to the Mined Land Repurposing Program (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 the Division at

repurposingpublicnotice@energy.virginia.gov.

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