The Washington Times-Herald

March 14, 2012

Solar Sources requests release of bond

Washington Times-Herald

WASHINGTON —                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           SOLAR SOURCES, INC. has filed a request with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation, for release of performance bond posted to ensure reclamation of Permit #S-00270-T commonly known as MIDWAY-II MINE, said permit having been approved by the Natural Resources Commission on October 14, 1993. The request involves 322.5 acre(s) of Grading Release (Phase I), 0.0 acre(s) of Revegetation (Phase II), and 0.0 acre(s) of Final  Release (Phase III), contained in Barr Twp. of Daviess County: Parts of Sec.’s 5, 6 & 7 T2N R5W; Parts of Sec. 32, T3N R5W and would be a release of $1,064,250.00 of the total $1,921,465.00 now being held by the Division of Reclamation for the total affected acreage.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

This request is made pursuant to IC 14-34-6-7 and 312 IAC 25-5-16, and is based upon the 2004-2011 completion of grading, revegetation, and productivity testing.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Any person with a valid legal interest, as defined in 312 IAC 25-1-104, and the head of Federal, Indiana or local government entities with jurisdiction over environmental protection standards with respect to the operations may submit written comments, file objections to the release, request an informal conference to discuss the release or request a hearing to determine if the bond should be released. Comments or requests must be submitted no later than 30 days from the last date of publication of this notice to the Indiana Division of Reclamation, R. R. #2 Box 129, Jasonville, Indiana 47438, Attention: Bond Action Section.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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