Details for NOTICE OF PROJECT SUBMITTAL FOR APPROVAL OF FEDERAL FUNDS TO RECLAIM ABANDONED MINE LANDS

NOTICE OF PROJECT SUBMITTAL FOR APPROVAL OF FEDERAL FUNDS TO RECLAIM ABANDONED MINE LANDS

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation, Abandoned Mine Land Program is preparing a project for submittal to the U.S. Office of Surface Mining to receive approval to use grant funds to reclaim this project. This site was selected pursuant to the approved Indiana State Abandoned Mine Land Plan, as amended. Sites eligible for reclamation under this program are those that were mined for coal or were disturbed by coal mining prior to August 3, 1977; or were mined for coal or disturbed by coal mining prior to July 26, 1982, and where available reclamation bond is inadequate for reclamation purposes; or were mined for coal or disturbed by coal mining prior to November 5, 1990, and the surety company has become insolvent.

Written comments or requests for additional information should be filed within thirty days of this notice. If sufficient written interest is expressed by residents proximal to the intended reclamation site, a public meeting may be scheduled. Those interested in responding to this notice should address all communication to:

Mark Stacy

Environmental Specialist

Division of Reclamation

14619 West State Road 48

Jasonville IN 47438-7056

Site 2295

This site is located approximately one mile northeast of Boonville in Boon Township, Warrick County, Indiana. It is in the De Gonia Springs USGS 7.5’ Quadrangle in Township 5S, Range 7W, Section 30. This project consists of stabilizing underground mined areas (average 40 ft. deep with an average 7.5 ft. seam) highly susceptible to subsidence within a well-developed area east of Boonville in Warrick County, Indiana consisting of 217,080 sq. ft. utilizing 194 – 6” grout injection holes and 10,000 cubic yards of grout.

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