Wednesday, February 2, 2011

127 people attended Jonesville Coal Mine Meeting

Update: DNR had 127 people sign in for the meeting. Great turnout! 26 people signed in to give oral comments. An additional 10 people gave comments by did not sign up. Only two people spoke in favor of the mining.

January 24, 5:30-8 pm Sutton Elementary School

SUTTON - Informal Conference on a SURFACE COAL MINING PERMIT RENEWAL JONESVILLE UNDERGROUND MINE will be held from 5:30pm to 8pm at the Sutton Elementary School. The Jonesville Coal Mine is located in the Matanuska Valley approximately 11 miles northeast of Palmer and approximately 2 miles northwest of Sutton, near the southeast portion of Wishbone Hill. The informal conference will be held between 5:30pm to 8:00pm on January 24, 2011.The public meeting is open to the general public and any person who is or may be adversely affected by the renewal of the permit may submit a written or oral statement.