APPLICATION FOR PERMIT RENEWAL Paramont Contura PUBLICATION NO. 21 JLB 03

August 19, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

PERMIT RENEWAL

COAL SURFACE MINING PERMIT NO. 1202189

NPDES PERMIT NO. 0082189

APPLICATION NO.

1011086

UNDER CHAPTER 19
TITLE 45.1

CODE OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NO.

21 JLB 03

Paramont Contura, LLC of 5703 Crutchfield Drive, Norton, Virginia 24273 is applying to the Virginia Division of Mined Land Reclamation (VDMLR) for a renewal to Permit No. 1202189, Toms Creek North Deep Mine, by Application 1011086. The permit area is approximately 8.50 acres. The deep mine is located in Wise County on Stonecoal Creek, approximately 1 mile north of Coeburn on Route 652. The Coeburn, Virginia USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle map was used to describe the permit location. Drainage will pass through sediment control structures and be discharged into Toms Creek of the Guest River. Discharge locations and the permit area may be viewed on the Renewal Map which is attached in Section 21.2 of the application. Additional discharge details are available in the NPDES Application attached in Section 5.15 of the 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 September 10, 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.

Paramont Contura, LLC

(Applicant)

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