Seneca Coal Company, 37796 Routt County Road 53, P.O. Box 670, Hayden, Colorado 81639, has filed with the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, a Technical Revision (No. 75) to the Seneca II-W Mine, Permit C-82-057. This technical revision presents a proposed channel design for a lower portion of 006 Gulch.
The general legal description of the Seneca II-W Permit Area is described as:
T5N, R88W (Mine Area)
Section 9: Portions of SE¼NE¼, NE¼SE¼, and W½NE¼
Section 10: S½S½NW¼, SW¼, SE¼, Portions of S½NE¼
Section 11: Portions of S½S½SW¼
Section 14: Portions of SW¼, NW¼, and S½S½SE¼
Section 15: All
Section 16: Portions of W½NW¼, SE¼NW¼, NE¼SW¼, and SE¼
Section 21: Portions of E½NE¼
Section 22: NW¼, NE¼, N½SE¼ , SW¼SE¼, Portions of N½SW¼, and SW¼SE¼
Section 23: NW¼, SW¼, W½E½, and W½E½E½
(II-W South Expansion Area)
Section 26: W½, W½E½, and Portions of W½E½NE¼ and W½E½SE¼
Section 27: E½
Section 34: NE¼, N½SE¼, and Portions of N½S½SE¼
Section 35: NW¼, W½NE¼, N½SW¼ and Portions of N½S½SW¼,
NW¼SE¼, NW¼SW¼SE¼, NW¼NE¼SE¼, and W½E½NE
T6N, R88W (Tie Across Haul Road)
Section 14: Portions of SE¼, SW¼
Section 23: Portions of N½
Section 24: Portions of NE¼, NW¼
T6N, R87W (Tie Across Haul Road)
Section 17: Portions of SW¼, SE¼, NE¼
Section 18: Portions of SE¼
Section 19: Portions of N½
All west of the 6th Principal Meridian; totaling 4,093.0 acres.
Legal owners of record of the surface of the permit area are:
Babson Farms, Inc.
Boulware, Joe Wood and Jody Boulware Perret
Colorado, State of
Cross Mountain Ranch Limited Partnership
Friederich, George T. and Norine M.
Hayden Public Library
Hockett, Duane and Darrell
Public Service Company of Colorado
Ricks Family Trust
Routt, County of
Salt River Agricultural Improvement and Power District
Sage Creek Holdings LLC
Smith, David L. and Kathleen A.
USA (Bureau of Land Management)
The Seneca II-W Mine is located approximately seven miles south of the Town of Hayden, Colorado. The USGS 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Maps of Hayden Gulch, Hayden, Dunckley, and Mt. Harris, contain the described permit area. No change in land use is associated with this revision.
A copy of the complete technical revision is available for public inspection at the Hayden Public Library, 225 E. Jefferson Avenue, Hayden, Colorado 81639.
Written comments or objections to the application may be submitted within 10 days of publication of the notice to the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203-2273.
Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today
Publication Date: June 26, 2011