Claremore Daily Progress

November 23, 2012

Public Notice

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —  

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, NOVEMBER 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2012.

Phoenix Coal Company, Inc., 310 S. Scraper, P.O. Box 498, Vinita, OK 74301 is filing a bond release application on permit no. 06/11-4276, located at the Lipe Mine.  The current bond is $449,800, covering 460.6 acres, located in the N/2 less approximately 3.9 acres, N/2 NE/4 SE/4, NW/4 NW/4 SE/4, NW/4 SW/4 less approximately 2.0 acres, N/2 NE/4 SW/4, SW/4 NE/4 SW/4, E/2 SW/4 SW/4, W/2 SE/4 SW/4 less approximately 4.3 acres, approximately 8.2 acres of W/2 SE/4 SW/4, approximately 0.9 acres of NE/4 SE/4 SW/4, and approximately 5.1 acres of SE/4 NE/4 SW/4 of Section 6 T22N R16E, Rogers County, Oklahoma.  The permit area is located in central Rogers County, 7 miles north and 1 mile west of Claremore, east of State Highway 88, 4 miles south and 4 miles east of Oologah, and can be located on the Oologah and Foyil USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle maps.Phoenix is filing a Phase I or 60 percent bond release application for partial completion of reclamation on the increment.  The amount to be released is $269,880.  The increment has been graded, backfilled, and topsoil replaced in accordance with the approved reclamation plans and meets the approximate original contour standards.  The work was completed by October 2010.

Written comments, objections, and requests for a public hearing or informal conference must be received at the Oklahoma Department of Mines, 2915 N. Classen, Suite 213, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, prior to 30 days after final publication of this notice.