NOTICE OF PROPOSED DECISION
The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety proposes to Approve Technical Revision Application No. 75 (TR-75) for the Seneca II-W Mine (Permit No. C-1982-057), submitted by Seneca Coal Company, LLC. This revision is required to abate Notice of Violation No. CV 2011-001, and provides design details for the lower portion of 006 Gulch to repair channel damage caused by the Mine Entrance Haul Road landslide.
The Seneca II-W Mine is a surface coal mine located in Routt County, approximately 9 miles south of Hayden, Colorado. Coal interest is Federal, and the surface affected is Federal, state and private land. The permit area encompasses approximately 4,093.00 acres.
This proposed decision is based on a finding that the proposed operation will comply with all requirements of the Colorado Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Act, Section 34 33 101, et seq., C.R.S., and the regulations promulgated thereunder.
Copies of the proposed decision, including stipulations, are on file for public inspection at the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, Room 215, Centennial Building, 1313 Sherman Street, Denver, Colorado 80203. Persons with an interest that may be adversely affected by the proposed decision may request a formal hearing before the Mined Land Reclamation Board on the proposed decision. Such request must be made within ten (10) days of the initial publication of this notice, must be in writing, and must state with reasonable specificity the reasons for the request and the objections to the proposed decision.
Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today
Publication Date: August 7, 2011