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Public Notice

    
APPLICATION FOR PHASE I BOND RELEASE FOR CRANDALL CANYON
PLATEAU MINING CORPORATION
WILLOW CREEK MINE
PERMIT C/007/0038, LAST RENEWED ON
04/24/2006
CARBON COUNTY, UTAH

	Plateau Mining Corporation, P.O. Box 30, Helper, UT 84525, has
completed Phase I of the approved reclamation plan for the
approximately 32.96 acres of land related to the Crandall Canyon
portion of hte Willow Creek Mine Permit. This Phase I bond release
application is based on completing the demolition, backfilling and
grading and draining control requirements in accordance with the
approved reclamation plan. The inittial reclamation work applicable to
this bond release application was completed in 2003; subsequent
maintenance was completed in 2008.

	In accordance with the requirements of R645-301-880, of the State of
Utah R645-Coal Mining Rules, notice is hereby given to the general
public that Plateau Mining Corporation is applying for partial release
of the performance bond posted for this operation.

	The surety bond posted for the Willow Creek Mine is $2,175,144 of
which $1,251,000 is designated for the Crandall Canyon portion of the
bond.

	Crandall Canyon is located on the Helper, Utah U.S. Geological Survey
7.5 minute quadrangle map. This reclaimed land is located in Crandall
Canyon approximately 5 miles north of Helper, Utah on the following
described lands.

	Section 22: Portions of the	SE1/4, SW1/4, and
		                    			SW1/4, SE1/4.

	Section 27: Portions of the	NE1/4, NW1/4, and
				                     	SW1/4, NW1/4.

	Section 28: Portions of the	NW1/4, SW1/4,
			                     		NW1/4, SW1/4,
				                 			SW1/4, SW1/4.
			                 				NW1/4, SE1/4,
			                 				NE1/4, SE1/4,
			                 				SW1/4, SE1/4, and
			                 				SE1/4, SE1/4.

	The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining will now evaluate the
proposal to determine whether it meets all the criteria of the
Permanent Program Performance Standards according to the requirements
of the Utah Coal Mining Rules.

	Written comments, objections and requests for public hearing or
informal conference on this proposal may be addressed to:

	Utah Coal Program
	Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining
	1594 West North Temple, Suite 1210
	P.O. Box 145801
	Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5801

	Closing date for submission of such comments, objections and requests
for pubic hearing or informal conference on this proposal must be
submitted by Marcfh 23, 2010.
Published in the Sun Advocate February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2010.
    
    

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