PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, NOVEMBER 22, 29, DECEMBER 6 & 13, 2011.
INTENT TO SURFACE MINE
This notice is to be published in the Claremore Progress newspaper once per week for four consecutive weeks.
Notice is hereby given that Phoenix Coal Company, Inc., P.O. Box 498, Vinita, OK 74301, is making an application to the Oklahoma Department of Mines for permit 08/13-4278 to conduct surface coal mining operations. The permit area includes 255.0 acres located in Section 34, T23N, R16E, and Section 3, T22N, R16E, Rogers County, OK. The permit area is located in central Rogers County, 8 miles north of Claremore, 2 miles east of State Highway 88, east of Round Mound, and can be located on the Foyil USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle map.
Phoenix Coal Company, Inc. is making an application to the Oklahoma Department of Mines for a revision to the mining and reclamation plans of the permit area. Included are designs for an additional permanent sediment pond and relevant diversion berms and changing the land use from pastureland to developed water resource.
A copy of the permit revision application document including sediment pond design information is available for public inspection at the Rogers County Clerk's Office, Claremore, OK. Any person whose interest may be adversely affected may make written comments to the Oklahoma Department of Mines, 2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 213, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Comments, objections, or requests for an informal conference must be submitted to the Department within 30 days following the fourth and final publication of this notice.