PUBLIC NOTICE RENEWAL Red River Coal Company, Inc. PUBLICATION NUMBER: 21JKC518

June 10, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

RENEWAL OF

COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES PERMIT

UNDER CHAPTER 19

TITLE 45.1

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

https://dmme.virginia.gov/

DmlrPermits

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

DmlrPublicNotice@

dmme.virginia.gov.

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