Details for PERMIT RENEWAL Pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation

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PERMIT RENEWAL

Pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act and Clean Streams Law, notice hereby is given that Original Fuels, Inc., P.O. Box 343, Punxsutawney, PA 15767, has made application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for renewing its existing surface coal mine permit and the related NPDES permit. The current permit #33120102 was issued on March 13, 2013 and will expire on March 13, 2018. This renewal does not contain revisions to the existing operation. The receiving streams for this permit area are four unnamed tributaries to Mahoning Creek to Mahoning Creek, Rose Run to Mahoning Creek, to the Allegheny River. The operation is located in Perry Township, Jefferson County and is known as the Powell Mine. The permit area is situated approximately 1 1/2 miles west of Punxsutawney, north and south of Harper Road, north of No. 8 Road, and southeast and southwest of Frostburg Road on the Myra Davis, Frank Powell, Joseph Brentzel and the Lindsey Coal Mining Co. properties.

The Valier, Pa., U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute topographic map contains the area described.

A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection, Knox District Office, White Memorial Building, PO Box 669, Knox, PA 16232.

Written comments, objections, or a request for public hearing or informal conference may be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection, Knox District Office, White Memorial Building, PO Box 669, Knox, PA 16232, within 30 days following the date of the last (i.e. 4th) publication of this notice and must include the person’s name, address, telephone number, and a brief statement as to the nature of the objection(s).

FIKE ASSOCIATES, INC.

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