WallacePancher Group provided environmental services and Section 404, Chapter 105 and SMCRA permitting services as a subconsultant for a new 250+ acre Coal Refuse Disposal Area for Contura Energy, LLC. Located in Franklin Township, Greene County, PA. Agencies involved include Franklin Township officials, Greene County Conservation District, PENNDOT District 12-0, PADEP-CDMO, USACE – Pittsburgh District and USEPA Region III.
WPG conducted stream and wetland delineations, agency coordination, required background and baseline aquatic sampling and assisted in permit preparations. WPG also met with local landowners to discuss mitigation opportunities and investigated, designed and is securing the permits for construction of approximately 0.9-acre compensatory wetland mitigation site and over 19,500 LF of compensatory stream mitigation as a significant part of the project.