• PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to th...

PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the "Noncoal Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act" and the "Clean Streams Law, notice is hereby given that Graymont (PA), Inc., 375 Graymont Road, Bellefonte, PA 16823 has made application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to revise Gentzel Quarry permit (SMP 1479401) and adjacent Tressler Quarry permit (SMP 14120302). The purpose of the permit revisions is to request permission to mine one additional lift, deepening the ultimate pit floor elevation by 50 feet. No changes to the lateral extent of mining are proposed. The final pit floor elevation being requested is 760' MSL (from the previously approved 810' MSL). The permit areas, located in Spring Township, Centre County, are 257.8 acres and 67.3 acres, respectively, and the site's access drive is located approximately 1,000' west of the intersection of S.R. 64 and Garbrick Road on the south side of S.R.64. The receiving streams for the permit areas are Logan Branch and Nittany Creek to Spring Creek. The Chapter 93 Classification of Logan Branch is Cold Water Fishes, Migratory Fishes (CWF, MF) in the extreme headwaters above Township Road T-371. Below road, stream is classified High Quality (HQ)-CWF, MF. Nittany Creek is classified as CWF, MF. The Mingoville, PA, USGS 7.5 minute topographic map contains the area described. A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the Centre County Soil Conservation District, 414 Holmes Ave., Suite 4, Bellefonte, PA 16823. Written comments, objections, or a request for a public hearing or informal conference may be submitted to DEP's Moshannon District Mining Office, 186 Enterprise Dr., Philipsburg, PA 16866 up to and including March 31, 2019 and must include the person's name, address, telephone number, and a brief statement as to the nature of the complaint.