Details for PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation



Pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act, and the Clean Streams Law, notice is hereby given that Swisher Contracting, Inc., P.O. Box 1223, Clearfield, PA 16830, is requesting Stage l bond release for the Woolridge #3 Operation (SMP #17120103), located in Bradford Township, Clearfield County, north of US Route 322, east of PA Route 970, west of SR1012 (Shiloh Road), and south of Township Road TR317 (Doe Hill Road) as shown on the LeContes Mills, PA U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 Minute Quadrangle map on the properties of Woolridge Coal Company, A. E. Woolridge Estate, Lawrence A. & Nancy J. Graham, & Beth A. Maddas. The receiving streams for the permit area are Valley Fork Run & Roaring Run to Clearfield Creek.

Bond release of $296,138 is requested for this operation. Total bond held is $493,564. The release area has been backfilled and regraded to approximate original contour and planted in grasses & trees.

A copy of the Stage l Completion Report application is on file for public review by appointment only at the Clearfield County Conservation District, 6395 Clearfield Woodland Highway, Suite 2, Clearfield, PA 16830.

Written comments, objections and requests for a public hearing or informal conference may be submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's Moshannon District Office, 186 Enterprise Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866, within 30 days from the date of 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.