Friday, October 31, 2014

DEP Publishes Notice Of Proposed Agreement To Clean Up Parts Of Dunkard Creek

On November 1 the Department of Environmental Protection published notice of a proposed consent order and agreement with Dana Mining and AMD Reclamation, Inc. to collect and treat acid mine drainage discharges from abandoned underground coal mines in the Dunkard Creek Watershed in Greene County.  (PA Bulletin page 6994)
Under the proposed agreement, AMDRI and Dana will continue to collect and treat the Shannopin Mine pool at the Steele Shaft treatment facility.  In addition, they will also capture and collect four additional discharges from the Maiden Mine pool.
Public comments are due on the proposed agreement by December 1.
Copies of the proposed agreement can be reviewed or obtained by contacting Joel Koricich, District Mining Manager, California District Office, 25 Technology Drive, Coal Center, PA 15423. Phone: 724.769.1100, Fax: 724.769.1102 or sending email to:

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