East Lynn Lake Coal Leases Documents

Legal Land Descriptions for Parcels to be offered for Sale
Parcel Numbers WVES 50560 and WVES 50556


Final Land Use Analysis and Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision

On June 11, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management released the Final Land Use Analysis and Environmental Impact Statement for East Lynn Lake Coal Leases in Wayne Conty, West Virginia.  A protest period closed on July 9, 2012.  Below are links to documents from the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Land Use Analysis. Please note: some of these documents are large files that may require considerable time to download.


Progress Reports, 2005-2008

Federal Register / Vol 70, No 134 / Thursday, June 14, 2008 / Notices
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Land Use Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement; Coal Lease Applications WVES–50556 and WVES–50560, Wayne County, WV  AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management   ACTION: Notice of intent.

Federal Register / Vol 73, No. 116 / Monday, June 16, 2008 / Notices
Notice of Availability of the East Lynn Lake Coal Lease Draft Land Use Analysis and Draft  environmental Impact Statement and Notice of Hearing, Wayne County, West Virginia AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,Interior.  ACTION: Notice of Availability.

Federal Register / Vol 73, No. 125 / Friday, June 27, 2008 / Notices 
EIS Notice of Availability   EIS No. 20080242, Draft EIS, BLM, VA,East Lynn Lake Coal Lease Project, Proposal to Lease Federal Coal that lies under Nine Tracts of Land for Mining, Wayne County, VA,Comment Period Ends: 09/24/2008,Contact: Chris Carusona 414–297–4463  

Federal Register / Vol 73, No. 129 / Thursday, July 3, 2008 / Notices 
Amended Notice   
EIS No. 20080242, Draft EIS, BLM, WV, East Lynn Lake Coal Lease Project, Proposal to Lease Federal Coal that lies Under Nine Tracts of Land for Mining, Wayne County, WV,Comment Period Ends: 09/24/2008,  Contact: Chris Carusona 414

Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices
[ES–030–05–1320–EL, WVES–50556, WVES–50560] Notice of Intent To Prepare a Land Use Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement; Coal Lease Applications WVES–50556 and WVES–50560, Wayne County, WV  AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent.

SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has received two applications to lease a total of 13,089.55 acres of Federal coal at the East Lynn Lake project in Wayne County, West Virginia. The lease applications for mining the federal coal on these were applied under the provisions of 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 3425.1. The BLM will prepare a LUA/EIS prior to holding a competitive Federal coal lease sale. Both applicants are proposing to mine the coal by underground mining methods from existing mines they operate on adjacent private land.