APPLICATION FOR NPDES PERMIT Inmet Mining Publication Number 21HLH01

June 24, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

NPDES PERMIT

UNDER CHAPTER 19
TITLE 45.1 OF THE

CODE OF VIRGINIA

NPDES Renewal

Application Number

1011015

Permit 1202315

Publication Number

21HLH01

Inmet Mining, LLC of 144 East Market Place Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37922 is applying to the for a renewal of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. 0082315, the site identified as the Looney Creek Taggart mine, to conduct mining and reclamation operations at the following location: At coordinates North 3,522,674.6573, East 10,212,486.0904 2 miles West of Inman near Route 160. The site is located on the Appalachia quadrangle. The permit has 1 NPDES outfall which would discharge into Looney Creek. The outfall controls surface runoff from the operational area consisting of 9.72 acres. The site and its monitoring points can be identified by viewing the previously approved Renewal Map for Application 1006932 and the completion map for Application 1009500, which are located in Sections 21.2 and 21.5 of the electronic 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 June 25, 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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