PUBLIC NOTICE Application for Bond Reduction J.W. Construction Company, Inc.

April 30, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NUMBER 20DXB05

APPLICATION NUMBER 1010875

J.W. Construction Company, Inc. of P.O. Box 2470, Wise, Virginia 24293 is applying for a Phase I bond reduction on Permit No. 1102236 located 4 miles North of Wise in Wise County, between Pole Bridge Road and Redwine Road. This permit consists of 192.78 acres which are bonded under the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund (Pool Bond) for $480,000 in the form of a letter of credit. As provided by 4VAC25-130-800.40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the Applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $33,100 on increment number 9, consisting of 23.96 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of backfilling & regrading and the following reclamation: Regrading and some revegetation, performed over the two years. Reclamation results have been good for these areas which have a PMLU of Unmanaged Forest.

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 May 22, 2020 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold an Informal Conference concerning this application. A copy of the application materials is available electronically for public inspection at

https://dmme.virginia.gov/

DmlrPermits

All correspondence should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, 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

DmlrPublicNotice@

dmme.virginia.gov

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