NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINEPursuant to Application Number 848-5463,Renewal No. 2In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Sequoia Energy, LLC, 302 S Jefferson St-Suite 400, Roanoke, VA 24011 has applied for renewal of a permit for an underground coal mining operation located 0.8 miles northwest of Mary Alice in Harlan County.The proposed operation is approximately 5.0 miles southeast from KY 72 junction with U.S. 421 and located on Little Creek. The latitude is 36°47’49" N. The longitude is 83°20’47" W.The proposed operation is located on the Harlan and Wallins U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute quadrangle maps. The surface area to be disturbed is owned by J.A.D. Coal Company, Inc. and Pocahontas Development Corporation. The operation will underlie land owned by J.A.D. Coal Company, Inc. and Pocahontas Development Corporation.The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY 40965. Written comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, #2 Hudson Hollow Complex, U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, KY 40601.
PUBLIC NOTICEPursuant to 405 KAR 8:010, Section 16(5), the following is a summary of permitting decisions made by the Department for Natural Resources, Division of Mine Permits with respect to applications to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations in Harlan County.HARLAN-CUMBERLANDCOAL COMPANY LLC 8485416 7/22/2014SEQUOIA ENERGY 8485460 7/16/2014