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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


REVISIONS

Revisions List - Approved and Pending


PENDING REVISIONS

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

Company
Permit #
Revision #
Date Submitted
Brazil Creek Minerals13/18-4254F2000F11/15/2017




Eastern Oklahoma Quarries11/16-4272200312/18/2017




Farrell-Cooper
14/19-4279
1940
12/04/2013
Farrell-Cooper
12/17-4268
1993
05/22/2017
Farrell-Cooper16/21-4293F2005F01/17/2018




Georges Colliers15/20-4243F1998F09/29/2017




Love Coal18/23-4292200604/13/2018




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




Phoenix Coal17/22-4290200111/20/2017
Phoenix Coal14/19-4287200212/06/2017


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

Coal Combustion By-Products (CCB)

Oklahoma Statutes 

Title 45. Mines and Mining 

Chapter 12 - Operator's Fees and Reports 

§940. Exemptions from Solid Waste Permitting Requirements

A. All fly ash, bottom ash or any other such material produced by coal combustion, power-generating facilities shall be exempt from all solid waste permitting requirements pursuant to Title 27A of the Oklahoma Statutes, provided such as is constructively reutilized, or disposed of in any active or inactive coal mining operation subject to the provisions contained in Title 45 of the Oklahoma Statutes. The disposal of fly ash, bottom ask or any other such material generated by the burning of coal for the purpose of generating electricity by electric utilities and independent power producers in any noncoal mining operation shall be subject to the solid waste permitting requirements in Title 27A of the Oklahoma Statutes.

B. All ash and kiln dust generated by cement-producing entities shall be exempt from all solid waste permitting requirements pursuant to Title 27A of the Oklahoma Statutes, provided such ask or dust is constructively reutilized, or disposed of in any active or inactive coal or noncoal mining operation subject to the provisions contained in Title 45 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Active Flyash Sites

ACTIVE FLYASH PERMITS

Company
Assigned Number
Acres Permitted
Approximate Location
MMHF
LE-1857
333.0
Sec 16, 17, 20, 21; T8N; 24E; LeFlore County
GCI
LE-1515
34.0
Sec 11; T8N; R24E LeFlore County

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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