PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED DECISION
The Utah State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has
received an application from GENWAL Resources, Inc., c/o UtahAmerican
Energy, Inc., P. O. Box 910 East Carbon, Utah 84520, for a logical
mining unit (LMU) in accordance with 43 CFR 3487. The approval of
this application is proposed to be effective April 7, 2003. Any
entity having a direct interest which is or may be adversely affected
by approval of the proposed LMU has 30 days from the first date of
publication of this notice to make a written request for a public
hearing to the authorized officer; Bureau of Land Management, Utah
State Office, Attention Chief Branch of Minerals, P.O. Box 45155,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84145. Following is the decision that is
Logical Mining Unit Approved
The Crandall Canyon Logical Mining Unit (LMU) application UTU-80659
dated April 7, 2003 is hereby approved effective April 7, 2003. The
BLM has determined that it is in conformance with the approval
criteria as per 43 CFR 3487. This determination is based upon the
1. The LMU recoverable reserves are capable of being developed in an
efficient, economical and orderly manner, as a unit, with due regard
to the conservation of the recoverable coal reserves and other
resources. Approval of the LMU will not affect the recovery,
sequencing or development schedule of the contained Federal coal
reserves with respect to the approved Resource Recovery and Protection
2. All lands in the LMU are operated by and under the effective
control of UtahAmerican Energy, Inc and its wholly owned subsidiary
AMCA Coal Resources, Inc.
3. All lands within the LMU application will be developed and
operated as a single operation which will include multiple portals.
4. All lands within the proposed LMU are contiguous. The BLM has
conducted an in-depth review of the legal land-descriptions for all
lands contained in the Crandall Canyon LMU application which show that
there is at least one point in common on all lands.
5. Mining operations will achieve maximum economic recovery (MER) of
the Federal Coal reserves within the LMU. BLM has approved an MER
determination. This approval is dated March 30, 2010.
6. No Federal coal leases included in this LMU are included in any
other LMU. There are no other active LMU's in the area.
7. The Original LMU application contains 5,194.84 acres and
therefore does not exceed the 25,000-acre limit.
The Crandall Canyon LMU contains 5,194.84 acres and is comprised of
Federal Coal leases UTSL-062648, UTU-54762, UTU-68082, State Coal
Leases ML-21568, ML-21569 and private lands.
Published in the Emery County Progress November 1 and 8, 2011.
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