PUBLIC NOTICE OF SURFACE MINING BLASTING SCHEDULE

September 10, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

OF SURFACE MINING BLASTING SCHEDULE

In compliance with Section 816.64 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, notice is hereby given that A&G Coal Corporation having been issued Surface Mine Permit No. 1102052, located approximately 0.5 miles south-east of Stonega, Virginia, will be conducting blasting on the area covered by the permit. Blasting will be in accordance with all applicable State and Federal laws and will commence according to the following schedule of dates and times, as approved by the regulatory authority:
TIME PERIOD

October 4, 2020 thru

October 4, 2021

DAYS

Mon. thru Sat. TIMES

Sunrise - Sunset

Access to the blasting area will be controlled to prevent unauthorized entry at least ten (10) minutes prior to any blasting event. A warning signal, indicated by three long blasts on an air horn, will be sounded to clear the area. Then another warning signal indicated by two long blasts on an air horn, two minute delay, then one long horn blast prior to the blasting and an all-clear signal indicated by three short blasts will be audible within a range of one-half mile from the point of the blast in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.
Also, blasting will not be conducted at times other than those announced except in emergency situations where rain, lightning, atmospheric conditions, or operator or public safety requires unscheduled detonation as approved by the regulatory authority.
A&G Coal Corporation
302 South Jefferson Street

Roanoke, VA 24011 (540) 776-7890

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