CHARLESTON – On August 12, 2014, the Office of Coalfield Community Development received a Community Impact Statement (CIS) regarding the Mine 15, Long Shoul being developed by Coal River Mining, LLC near Washington District in Kanawha County, and near Peytona District in Boone County.
The mine permit number is SMA#S500313. A CIS is required for all new surface mines in West Virginia.
An electronic version of the CIS can be obtained at www.energywv.org/OCCD. A printed copy of the CIS is available by contacting Rachel Lester at 304-957-2000 or by mail:
Office of Coalfield Community Development
West Virginia Division of Energy
Suite 620, Building 6, State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25311
A copy of the CIS may also be obtained at the Kanawha County Public Library, Kanawha County Commission, and the Office of the Kanawha County Clerk. Other copies of the CIS may also be obtained at the Boone County Public Library, Boone County Commission, and the Office of the Boone County Clerk.
(Fred Pace is the Editor for the Coal Valley News. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 304-369-1165, or on Twitter @fcpace62)