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MURRAY AMERICAN ENERGY, INC.
FRANKLIN COUNTY COAL COMPANY
FRANKLIN COUNTY MINE
PERMIT NO. 43 REVISION 9, ISSUED DECEMBER 20, 2011
PUBLIC NOTICE OF COMPLETED RECLAMATION
AND REQUEST FOR BOND RELEASE
This publication is to give notice Franklin County Coal Company (FCCC) has filed with the Illinois
Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals, Land Reclamation Division an
application to release bond at the Franklin County Mine in Jefferson County.The map contained in this
notice illustrates the location of the proposed bond release area and its relationship to local features
sufficient to allow local residents to readily identify the proposed bond release area.
FCCC is requesting Phase I release (60%) on 239.2 acres, Phase II release (25%) on 239.2 acres, and
Phase III release (15%) on 0.0 acres. An applicable portion of the existing bond is being requested
for release. The proposed bond release area is within the 685.3 acres represented in Permit 43,
Revision 9.
The amount of surety bond held with the Department for this permit to guarantee performance of the
reclamation plan is $5,735,244.
Phase I and II release is requested on 239.2 acres of limited capability Fish and Wildlife Habitat –
Herbaceous land use. Release area is located in Sections 29, 30, 31, and 32, Township 4 South,
Range 2 East. A portion of the area was affected prior to implementation of the Permanent Program
and the remaining area affected from 1983 – 1991. Phase 1 grading was completed in 2011 and
final permanent seeding in 2012.
Written comments or objections to the proposed bond release and requests for public hearing
pursuant to 62 IL Adm. Code 1800.40(d), may be filed with the Department by any person with a
valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by release of the bond or the responsible
officer or head of any Federal, State, or Local governmental agency which has jurisdiction by law
or special expertise with respect to any environmental, social, or economic impact involved in the
operation or which is authorized to develop and enforce environmental standards with respect to
such operations. All written comments, objections, and requests for public hearing shall be filed
with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals, Land Reclamation
Division, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, Illinois 62702-1271 within thirty (30) days following
the last advertisement of this notice.

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