Details for Aerial Spraying of Power Line Rights-of-Way, Buchanan County VA.

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Aerial Spraying of Power Line Rights-of-Way, Buchanan County VA. Buchanan Minerals will maintain portions of its power line rights-of-way in Buchanan County, VA with the selective aerial application of an EPA approved herbicide as needed. The work will begin during or after the last week of May 2022 and possibly extending into June. The following power line routes are involved: 1. The spraying will follow Buchanan mine's existing 69 KV power line starting at coordinates (37°12'46.00"N, 81°52'51.51"W) and running North approximately .7 miles, then west for approximately .6 miles to coordinates (37°13'26.15"N, 81°53'18.15"W). The line location is near Lauders Branch, which is close to Whitewood, VA. 2. The spraying will also follow a second 69 KV powerline starting at coordinates (37°13'19.25"N, 81°52'36.05"W) and runs .7 miles Northeast where it crosses Route 635. The line runs north to the right of Route 635 for approximately .5 miles to Route 638. From the intersection of 635 and 638, the line runs approximately .7 miles east to coordinates (37°13'57.88"N, 81°51'4.99"W). This is in the Whitewood, VA area. 3. The spraying will also follow a third Buchanan 69 KV powerline starting at coordinates (37°14'6.59"N, 81°51'19.01"W) running approximately .6 miles Southeast, then South for approximately .3 miles and then for another .5 miles Southeast to coordinates (37°13'0.51"N, 81°50'53.78"W). This is in the Whitewood, VA area. 4. The spraying will also follow a fourth Buchanan 69 KV powerline starting at coordinates (37°12'44.15"N, 81°51'28.96"W) and running Northeast approximately .5 miles, then East approximately .2 miles, then Southeast approximately .6 miles, then East for approximately .6 miles to coordinates (37°12'38.92"N, 81°49'50.77"W). This is in the Whitewood, VA area. 5. The spraying will also follow a fifth Buchanan 69 KV powerline starting on Lauders Branch at coordinates (37°13'22.15"N, 81°52'35.35"W) and running roughly Northwest for a total length of approximately 2.25 miles. It crosses Route 628 twice near the intersection of Route 628 and Route 633 on Horn Mountain. The line also crosses Route 638 near the mouth of Loggy Bottom ending up at coordinates (37°15'1.06"N, 81°53'54.70"W) in the Pilgrims Knob, VA area.

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