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Coal/Coal Combustion Forms, Publications, and Enforcement Actions
|COAL MINING PERMIT FORMS|
|PRODUCTION REPORT FORMS|
PENDING PERMITS AND REVISIONS
PENDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS
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....
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
Sec 14, 15, 16; T5N; R16E;
(Please click on the Revision # to see detailed information.)
|Company||Permit #||Revision #||Date Submitted|
|Farrell-Cooper Mining Company||15/20-4274||2017||01/10/2019|
|Eastern Oklahoma Quarries||16/21-4272||2031||09/16/2019|
|Phoenix Coal Company||17/22-4290||2032||09/18/2019|
|Phoenix Coal Company||17/22-4290||2038||03/31/2020|
ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS INFORMATION
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:
The nature of the violation;
The remedial action required, which may include interim steps;
A reasonable time for abatement, which may include time for accomplishment of interim steps;
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:
The nature of the condition, practice, or violation;
The remedial action or affirmative obligation required, if any, including interim steps, if appropriate;
The time established for abatement if appropriate;
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 COMBUSTION BY-PRODUCTS (CCB)
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|