DNR - Site 2303
NOTICE OF PROJECT
SUBMITTAL FOR APPROVAL OF
FEDERAL FUNDS TO RECLAIM ABANDONED MINE LANDS
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation, Abandoned Mine Land Program is preparing a project for submittal to the U.S. Office of Surface Mining to receive approval to use grant funds to reclaim this project. This site was selected pursuant to the approved Indiana State Abandoned Mine Land Plan, as amended. Sites eligible for reclamation under this program are those that were mined for coal or were disturbed by coal mining prior to August 3, 1977; or were mined for coal or disturbed by coal mining prior to July 26, 1982, and where available reclamation bond is inadequate for reclamation purposes; or were mined for coal or disturbed by coal mining prior to November 5, 199, and the surety company has become insolvent.
Written comments or requests for additional information should be filed within thirty days of this notice. If sufficient written interest is expressed by residents proximal to the intended reclamation site, a public meeting may be scheduled. Those interested in responding to this notice should address all communication to:
Division of Reclamation
14619 West State Road 48
Jasonville IN 47468-7056
This site is located approximately six miles south of Dugger in Jefferson Township, Sullivan County, Indiana. It is in the Bucktown USGS 7.5’ Quadrangle and in Township 6N, Range 8W, Section 1. The problem is subsidence located in a field behind a home. Reclamation will involved excavating the subsidence to a stable base and backfilling with aggregate. Disturbed areas will be seeded and mulched.
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