Public Hearing on Cumberland Coal Company Expansion

Public Hearing M2002-01
NOTICE IS HEREBY given that in response to public requests, the Division of Water Pollution Control, Mining Section, will hold the following public hearing, pursuant to Rule 1200-4-1-.05(3)(g) of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The hearing will be conducted at:

7:00 p.m., EST, March 26, 2002 - Cumberland County Courthouse
2 North Main Street, Crossville, Tennessee 38555

At the hearing, the Division will receive public comments concerning the
issuance of a National Discharge Pollutant Elimination System (NPDES)
permit to the following applicant:  Cumberland Coal Company, LLC, Turner
Mine 2      NPDES Permit TN0072842

This new underground coal mine and coal preparation plant, located at latitude 35°59’30", longitude 84°45’00", will discharge treated wastewater and storm water into Millstone Branch, Rogers Creek and Island Creek in Cumberland County. The Division advertised its tentative decision to issue this permit in Public Notice M2002-02, dated January 30, 2002.  Interested persons may obtain additional information, a copy of the draft permit, and inspect and copy forms at the Division’s office located at the above letterhead address. Please phone (865) 594-5538 or (888) 891-8332 to schedule an appointment for the review. A copy of the permit application, and draft permit will be available for  review at the hearing.

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