Wildcat Branch and Addison Projects

The Forest Service invites public review and comment on potential environmental remediation at Wildcat Branch/Addison Branch mine sites.

The Wildcat Branch-Addison Branch Mine Site is located in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Pulaski County, approximately five miles south of Mount Victory, Kentucky.

The U.S. Forest Service is examining this site to:

  1. evaluate the environmental impacts;
  2.  assess public health risks; and
  3. minimize the impacts associated with historic coal mining activities in this area.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service invites public review and comment on potential environmental remediation at Wildcat Branch/Addison Branch mine sites in Pulaski County, Ky. This action is in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidance under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.                                   

An Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis summarizes possible alternatives to reduce or remove acid mine drainage impacts at the abandoned coal mine locations. This document and other project-related reports are available for review at the Daniel Boone National Forest Supervisor’s Office, London Ranger District office, and online at www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf/. Office addresses can also be found on that web page.

Public comments on the EE/CA will be accepted beginning February 10, 2016 for a period of thirty (30) days. Comments and responses will be summarized and included in open records.

Written comments may be sent to the Daniel Boone National Forest Supervisor’s Office or emailed to:

comments-southern-daniel-boone@fs.fed.us with CERCLA as the subject line.