NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINEPursuant to Application Number 848-5415,RenewalIn accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Rex Coal Company, Inc., U.S. 421 at Grays Knob, P. O. Box 269, Grays Knob, Kentucky 40829, has applied for renewal of a permit for an existing underground coal mining and reclamation operation affecting 10.66 surface acres and 1976.63 acres overlying underground mining operations for a total permit area of 1987.29 acres located 0.10 miles north of the community of Clover-Darby in Harlan County.The operation is located approximately 0.10 miles north from the intersection of KY 38 and the county road in Childs Branch and located 0.1 miles north of the confluence of Childs Branch and the Clover Fork of the Cumberland River.The operation is located on the Louellen U.S.G.S. 71/2-minute quadrangle map. The operation will use the underground method of mining. The surface area is owned by D.E. and T.R. Karst, C. and D. Karst, and J.H. and D Karst. The proposed renewal will underlie land owned by D.E. and T.R. Karst, C. and D. Karst, and J.H. and D Karst.The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Natural Resources’ Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965. Written comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, #2 Hudson Hollow, U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.This is the final advertisement of the application. All comments, objections, or requests for a permit conference must be received within thirty (30) days of today's date.