PUBLIC NOTICE RENEWAL Red River Coal Company, Inc. PUBLICATION NUMBER: 21JKC518
COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT
UNDER CHAPTER 19
CODE OF VIRGINIA
APPLICATION NUMBER 1011100
PUBLICATION NUMBER: 21JKC518
Red River Coal Company, Inc. of P.O. Box 668, Norton, Virginia 24273 is applying to the Virginia Division of Mined Land Reclamation for renewal of CSMO Permit Number 1601576/NPDES Permit Number 0081576 in order to continue the operations at the following location:
In Wise County on Norton USGS Quadrangle map, 0.3 miles from the Blackwood, Josephine and Laurel Grove communities off of State Highway Route 23/58.
The permit area is located on the Norton, VA-KY USGS quadrangle map.
Drainage and wastewater resulting from the mining operation will be passed through approved sediment control structures and be discharged to Black Creek.
The permit boundary and outfall locations are shown on the Renewal Map and Surface Water Hydrology 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 2, 2021 submit written comments or objections concerning this application, 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
All correspondence concerning this application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (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
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