Details for COTEAU PROPERTIES CO - Ad from 2019-11-21

NOTICE OF FILING FOR A PERMIT TO CONDUCT SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS The Coteau Properties Company, 204 County Road 15, Beulah, ND 58523, as applicant, has filed a complete application for Surface Coal Mining Permit NACT1801, covering all or portions of Sections 12, 13, and 24 of T145N, R88W; Sections 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, and 30 of T145N, R87W, of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Mercer County, North Dakota. The total acreage within the proposed permit area is approximately 5272.14 acres. Permit NACT-1801 consolidates the following five existing Surface Coal Mining Permits at the Freedom Mine: NACT-8102, NACT-8203, NACT-8401, NACT-8503, and NACT-8601. Coal removal is complete within the consolidated permit area and any remaining unmined tracts are permitted for surface disturbance only. The permit area is approximately six miles north of Beulah. The map shows the distance to Beulah, North Dakota, and the outline of the proposed permit area. The owners of the surface and coal in the permit area are as follows: TRACT 1 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 7: Lot 4, SE¼SW¼ less a tract of land in the S½SW¼, described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of said section; thence N 00-58-09 E, 1,302.14 feet on the west line to the northwest corner of Government Lot 4 of said section; thence S 89-23-59 E, 2,629.77 feet on the east-west 1/16 line to the center south 1/16 corner of said section; thence S 00-55-01 W, 1,074.14 feet on the north-south 1/4 line of said section; thence N 90-00-00 W, 608.23 feet; thence S 77-57-20 W, 1,022.51 feet to the south line of said section; thence N 89-16-34 W, 1,026.31 feet on the south line to the southwest corner of said section being the point of beginning. Said tract contains 73.008 acres of land. SURFACE OWNERSHIP:Basin Electric Power Cooperative TRACT 2 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 7: SW¼SE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 3 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 7: SE¼SE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 4 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 8: N½NW¼ less that portion of Sublot One in the NW¼, described as follows: Beginning at the N ¼ corner of said Section, marked by an iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1243; thence N 88-55-31 W, 1,123.43 feet on the north line of said Section to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 00-52-49 W, 110.71 feet to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 31-42-34 E, 764.24 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 44-23-40 E, 118.61 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 37-42-53 E, 161.20 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 20-58-38 E, 370.05 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 21-48-48 E, 416.80 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 89-46-05 E, 228.40 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin bearing RLS# 1242 on the north-south ¼ line of said Section; thence N 00-52-49 E, 1,685.65 feet, on the north-south ¼ line of said Section to the point of beginning, containing 25.6536 acres of land, insofar as that part of lying within the N½NW¼. SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 5 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 8: SW¼, S½NW¼ less that portion of Sublot One in the NW¼, described as follows: Beginning at the N ¼ corner of said Section, marked by an iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1243; thence N 88-55-31 W, 1,123.43 feet on the north line of said Section to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 00-52-49 W, 110.71 feet to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 31-42-34 E, 764.24 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 44-23-40 E, 118.61 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 37-42-53 E, 161.20 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 20-58-38 E, 370.05 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin and cap bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 21-4848 E, 416.80 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin bearing RLS# 1242; thence S 89-46-05 E, 228.40 feet, to a set ¾” iron pin bearing RLS# 1242 on the north-south ¼ line of said Section; thence N 00-52-49 E, 1,685.65 feet, on the north-south ¼ line of said Section to the point of beginning, containing 25.6536 acres of land, insofar as that part of lying within the S½NW¼. SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 6 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 8: SE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 7 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 17: N½NE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 8 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 17: S½NE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 9 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 17: NW¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 10 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 17: SW¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 11 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 17: SE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 12 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 18: NE¼ SURFACE OWNERSHIP:The Coteau Properties Company TRACT 13 Township 145 North, Range 87 West Section 18: Section 18: Lots 1, 2, E½NW¼, less the following tracts of land: A 0.416 acre tract in the NW¼NW¼ described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Section, marked by a 3/4” iron pin and cap bearing RLS #1242; thence S 89-16-34 E, 135.24 feet on the north line of said Section to a 3/4” iron pin and cap bearing RLS #1242; thence S 00-00-00 W, 131.89 feet to a 3/4” iron pin and