Pursuant to Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq., and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) in cooperation with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining, is soliciting public comment on an abandoned mine land reclamation project proposed for Title IV funding during Fiscal Year 2022.
A written description of the Poplar Springs North Abandoned Mine Land Project, developed by ADOL, will be available for public review at the
Library until July 15, 2022.
Upon request made to the person listed under "FOR FURTHER INFORMATION," persons may receive, free of charge, single copies of the written description of the project under consideration. Written comments should be limited to the Poplar Springs North Abandoned Mine Land Project and include sufficient explanation in support of the commenter's recommen- dations. In order to be considered, written comments must be received at the address listed under "FOR FURTHER INFORMATION" on or before July 15, 2022.
Persons wishing to meet with ADOL representatives to discuss the proposed project may request such a meeting by contacting the person listed under "FOR FURTHER INFORMATION." All such meetings are open to the public and, when possible, notices of the meetings are advertised in newspapers of local distribution. A written summary of each public meeting will be made part of the Administrative Record.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, contact: Jeffrey E. Butler, Mining and Reclamation Division, Alabama Department of Labor, 1400 Urban Center Parkway, Suite 200, Vestavia Hills, AL 352042 Telephone (205) 945-8671.