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Pending Permits and Revisions


PENDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS 

OAC 460:20-15-3

On or after 8 months from the date on which a regulatory program is approved by the Secretary, no person shall engage in or carry out on non-Federal or non-Indian lands with the state any surface coal mining and reclamation operations unless that person has first obtained a valid permit issued by the Department under an approved regulatory program....

OAC 460:20-15-6

The Department shall review the application for a permit, revision, or renewal; written comments and objections submitted; and records of any informal conference or hearing held on the application and issue a written decision, within a reasonable time set by the Department, either granting, requiring modification of, or denying the application.

Company
Assigned Number
Mine Name
Approximate Location
Farrell-Cooper Mining Company
4284F
Liberty #8
Sec 28, 33; T10N; R21E; LeFlore County
Farrell-Cooper Mining Company
4294
Pocahontas
Sec 14, 15, 16; T5N; R16E; Pittsburg County
Love, LLC
4292
Shady Point MineSec 24; T8N; R25E; LeFlore County


REVISIONS

Revisions List - Approved and Pending


PENDING REVISIONS

(Please click on the Revision # to see detailed information.)

Company
Permit #
Revision #
Date Submitted
Eastern OK Quarries
11/16-4272
1994
06/08/2017




Farrell-Cooper
14/19-4279
1940
12/04/2013
Farrell-Cooper
12/17-4268
1993
05/22/2017
Farrell-Cooper
14/19-4275F
1996F
06/09/2017




MMHF, Inc.
LE-1857
1983
06/20/2017




Phoenix Coal
13/18-4194
1988
10/04/2016
Phoenix Coal
14/19-4287
1995
06/09/2017



Enforcement Actions Information

Enforcement Action By Inspector 2017

Enforcement Action By Inspector 2016 

Enforcement Action By Inspector 2015

Enforcement Action By Inspector 2014


OAC 460:20-59-4 Notice of Violation

The Director or his authorized representative shall issue a notice of violation if, on the basis of an inspections, he or she finds a violation of the Act, these regulation, or any condition of a permit or exploration approval imposed under the Act or these Regulations, which does not create an imminent danger or harm for which a cessation order must be issued under Section 460:20-59-3.

A notice of violation issued under this Section shall be in writing and signed by the authorized representative who issues it, and shall set forth with reasonable specificity

  1. The nature of the violation;
  2. The remedial action required, which may include interim steps;
  3. A reasonable time for abatement, which may include time for accomplishment of interim steps;
  4. A reasonable description of the portion of the coal exploration or surface coal mining and reclamation operation to which it applies.

OAC 460:20-59-3 Cessation Orders

The Director or his authorized representative shall immediately order a cessation of surface coal mining and reclamation operations or of the relevant portions thereof, if he or she finds, on the basis or any violation of the Act, these Regulations, any applicable program, or any condition of an explorations approval or permit imposed under any such program, the Act, or these Regulations which: Creates an imminent danger to health or safety of the public

Is causing or can reasonably be expected to cause significant, imminent environmental harm to land, air, or water resources.

A cessation order issued under...shall be in writing, signed by the Director or his authorized representative who issues it, and shall set forth with reasonable specificity:

  1. The nature of the condition, practice, or violation;
  2. The remedial action or affirmative obligation required, if any, including interim steps, if appropriate;
  3. The time established for abatement if appropriate;
  4. A reasonable description of the portion of the coal exploration or surface coal mining and reclamation operation to which it applies. The order shall remain in effect until the condition, practice or violation resulting in the issuance of the cessation order has been abated or until vacated, modified, or terminated in writing by the Director or his authorized representative, or until the order expires pursuant to 45 O.S. 981, Section 779 and OAC 460:20-59-7

Coal Inspectable Units List

Contact

State of Oklahoma
Department of Mines
2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 213
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106
Phone: (405) 427-3859
Fax: (405) 424-4932 or (405) 427-9646
mines.ok.gov
   

   

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