Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Armstrong Coal Company Receives Award for Mine Reclamation from Department for Natural Resources

reclammation 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/28/13) - The Department for Natural Resources presented a 2013 Award for Excellence in Reclamation to Armstrong Coal Company, Inc. for its outstanding reclamation work on permit No. 892–0114. This facility is a 90.5-acre area mining operation located near the community of McHenry in Ohio County.

Portions of the permit area were originally surface mined in 1970 prior to enactment of the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. These previously mined areas had been left in a poorly reclaimed condition which contributed to pollution and heavy sedimentation in the adjacent streams. Reclamation on the site was completed in the spring of 2013, and the area was properly restored to hay land and pasture and is now capable of producing hay and watering opportunities for future livestock.

The inspection staff assigned to this site includes Josh Hankins, Greg Logsdon and Robert Yonts. The site was nominated by Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement Madisonville Regional Office inspection personnel and selected by the Department because of the company’s outstanding reclamation work and its commitment to a healthy environment.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Commonwealth of Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 7943

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 7289

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 30, 2014 6872

One Hospitalized After Officer-Involved…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 5919

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4230

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 3114

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 27, 2014 1768

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 30, 2014 1215

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 858

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs
August 27, 2014 640

Madisonville Fire Department Receives…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 27, 2014 3620

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 2420

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2236

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2177

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 1820

Downtown Trolley to Run on Labor Day

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 7289

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 27, 2014 5919

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4230

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson
August 29, 2014 3578

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 3297

Another Greenville Home Invasion Being…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller, GPD

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06