PUBLIC NOTICE OF SURFACE MINING BLASTING SCHEDULE Permit No. 1102056
PUBLIC NOTICE OF
In compliance with Section 4 VAC 25-130-816.64 in Chapter 19 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, notice is hereby given that True Energy Fuels, LLC having been issued Surface Mine Permit No. 1102056 will be conducting blasting on the area covered by the permit located in Wise County, approximately one mile west of Pound, Virginia on South Fork of Pound River off State Route 671. The permit area is located on the Pound and Flat Gap USGS quadrangle at N. 3,587,500.7010 and E. 10,280,425.1091 (NAD 83). The blasting will comply with applicable state and federal laws. Blasting will be conducted from:
December 28, 2020 -
December 27, 2021
Mon. thru Sat
Sunrise - Sunset
1:00 PM - 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 (3) long blasts on an air horn, will be sounded to clear the area. Then another warning signal indicated by two (2) long blasts on an air horn, a two minute delay, then one (1) long horn blast prior to the blasting and an all-clear signal indicated by three (3) 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.
Blasting will not be conducted at times other than those announced except in emergency situations where weather or public safety requires unscheduled detonation as approved by the regulatory authority.
Anyone owning a dwelling or structure located within one-half mile of the permit boundary desiring to have a pre-blast survey conducted may notify, in writing, the Division of Mined Land Reclamation, P.O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219, Phone (276) 523-8190.
True Energy Fuels, LLC
P.O. BOX 255
Foster, WV 25009
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