Davy Branch mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Davy Branch mine is a proposed coal mine in West Virginia.

Location

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Background

Aracoma Coal Company, LLC submitted a mine application for Davy Branch mine in November 2019.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: Aracoma Coal Company, LLC[2]
  • Parent company: Contura Energy[3]
  • Location: Stollings, Logan County, West Virginia, United States
  • GPS coordinates: 37.79972222, -81.94666667 (exact)[4]
  • Mine status: Proposed
  • Start year: 2019[5]
  • Production: 1.2 mtpa[6]
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Mine type: underground
  • Mining method:
  • Coal type: Bituminous (met coal)
  • "Applications for OMR," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection," accessed July 2020.
  • "Davy Branch Upper Chilton," "DEP Electronic Submission System," accessed July 2020.
  • "Contact Us," "Contura Energy website," accessed July 2020.
  • "Administrative Information," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection," accessed July 2020.
  • "Estimated Timetable for Each Operation Phase," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection," accessed July 2020.
  • "Anticipated Coal Production Information," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection," accessed July 2020.