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Plateau Mining Corporation

   Plateau Mining Corporation
Star Point Mine
Permit C/007/0006, Renewed 01/28/2012
Phase III Bond Release

	Notice is hereby given that Plateau Mining Corporation, P.O. Box 30,
Helper, Utah 84526, has filed an application with the Utah Department
of Natural Resources, Division of Oil, Gas and Mining pursuant to
R645-301-880 for Phase III bond release for the Star Point Mine,
Permit C/007/0006.  The Phase III bond release applies to the entire
permit which includes 87 acres of disturbed and reclaimed land.  This
bond release application is based on meeting the vegetation and water
quality requirements for Phase III reclamation in accordance with the
approved reclamation plan pursuant to the Utah Coal Program

	The reclamation of the Star Point mine began in 2000 and was
completed in 2002.  Phase I bond release was approved in 2004 and
Phase II bond release was approved in 2009. 

	In accordance with the provision of R645-301-880, of the State of
Utah R645 Coal Mining Rules, notice is hereby given that Plateau
Mining Corporation is applying for full release of the performance
bond posted for this property which is $672,000.  

	The permit area is located in Carbon and Emery counties, Utah as

	Township 14 South, Range 7 East, SLB&M
		Section 34:	Lots 3, 4, N1/2SE1/4
	Township 15 South, Range 7 East, SLB&M
		Section 1:	S1/2
		Section 2:	Lots 2 through 7, 10 through 12, SW1/4, W1/2SE1/4,       
		Section 3:	Lots 1, 2, 7 through 10, E1/2SE1/4, E1/2W1/2SE1/4
		Section 10: E1/2E1/2, E1/2, E1/2NW1/4NE1/4
		Section 11: All
		Section 12: All
		Section 13: N1/2
		Section 14: All
		Section 15: E1/2E1/2NE1/4, E1/2E1/2SE1/4
		Section 22: E1/2E1/2NE1/4NE1/4, Parts of E1/2SE1/4SE1/4, 
		Parts of E1/2NE1/4SE1/4, Parts of E1/2E1/2SE1/4E1/4
		Section 23: All
		Section 25: W1/2NW1/4
		Section 26 N1/2
		Section 27: E1/2E1/2NE1/4NE1/4

	Township 15 South, Range 8 East SLB&M
		Section 5:	Lots 4, 5, 12, NW1/4SW1/4
		Section 6:	Lots 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, E1/2SW1/4, SE1/4
		Section 7:	All
		Section 8:	W1/2NW1/4, SW1/4, SE1/4SE1/4, S1/4SW1/4SE1/4
		Section 9:	SW1/4SW1/4, E1/2SW1/4 
		Section 10: SW1/4, W1/2SE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4
		Section 15: N1/2N1/2
		Section 16: All
		Section 17: E1/2, NW1/4, NW1/4SW1/4 North of the Right Fork 
		Miller Creek
		Section 18: N1/2, N1/2SE1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, N1/2NW1/4SW1/4
		Section 20: NE1/4
		Section 21: E1/2NW1/4

	The permit area is shown on the following U.S. Geological Survey
7.5-minute maps; Wattis and Hiawatha.

	The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining will now evaluate the
proposal to determine whether it meets all the criteria of the
Permanent Program Performance Standards according to the requirements
of the Utah Coal Mining Rules.  

	Written comments, objections and requests for informal conferences on
this proposal may be addressed to:

Utah Coal Program
Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining
1594 West North Temple, Suite 1210
P.O. Box 145801
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5801

	Closing date for submission of such comments, objections and requests
for public hearing or informal conference on the proposal must be
submitted by May 16, 2013.
Published in the Emery County Progress March 26, April 2, 9 and 16,

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