Details for PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that E.P. Bender Coal
Notice is hereby given that E.P. Bender Coal Co., Inc., P.O. Box 594, Carrolltown, PA 15722 has requested a Stage II & III bond release for Surface Mine Permit #11010102 - 73 Job, pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act. The site is located south of Hollentown and SR 0253, southwest of T-567 and north of Powell Run on the properties of Fulkerson Trust & First Church of Christ Scientist, Debbie Apple Simpson, and E.P. Bender Coal Co., Inc., in Reade Township, Cambria County. The entire affected area has been backfilled to approximate original contour and is currently supporting an established growth of a mixture of grasses, legumes and trees. A Stage II release is requested on 9.1 acres and a Stage II & III release is requested on 35.0 acres as this area has been seeded for greater than the minimum time period of 5 years. A bond release of $ 35,841 is requested on 72.4 acres. The total bond currently held for this permit is $ 39,480. Written comments, objections, or requests for an informal conference may be submitted to the Bureau of District Mining Operations, 286 Industrial Park Road, Ebensburg, PA 15931-4119 within thirty (30) days following the final (4th) publication of this notice and must include the person's name, address, telephone number, and a brief statement as to the nature of the objection(s).