State regulation of strip mining staff memorandum. by South Dakota. Legislature. State Legislative Research Council.

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LC ClassificationsKFS3255.5 .A25 1970
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Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL5740975M
LC Control Number70634047

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Chapter 3 - Permanent Performance Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Related Activities. Chapter 4 - Permanent Performance Requirements for Special Mining Activities.

This Note discusses recent attempts to regulate strip mining at state, local, and national levels. It concentrates on the scope and validity of strip mining regulations, giving special consideration to strip mining regulation proposals that are now before Congress.

Strip Mining Regulations West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Dan Heyman reports on legislation proposed by the Bush administration that's incensed. Hardrock Mining: State Regulation Summary Various state and federal laws play important roles in the regulation of mining activities.

Mining for hardrock minerals on federal public lands is governed primarily by the General Mining Act of The General Mining Act authorizes a prospector to locate and claim an area believed to contain a valuable mineral deposit, subject to the payment of. coal in his book, Meteorology.

Coal was commonly used in Europe as early as the thirteenth century; however, with the invention of the steam engine, which provided the powerful lifting, drawing, and pumping equip-ment necessary for large-scale mining, coal became a major industry. The earliest known mention of coal in North America is of that on.

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An approach based on the theory of agency and incentive systems is proposed to handle the observed lacunae. Some results of an empirical study of state regulation of strip mining are offered to illustrate the by: 1. skills. Formed from past strip mining, its lakes range from a half-acre to acre Bass Lake.

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See 30 U.S.C. (a)(1) and (7). Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Regulations of executive branch agencies are issued by authority of statutes. Like legislation and the Constitution, regulations are a source of primary law in Washington State.

The WAC codifies the regulations and arranges them by subject or agency. The online version of the WAC is updated twice a month. strip mining definition: 1. a method of obtaining substances such as coal from the ground that involves removing the top.

Learn more. To perform a keyword search of Nebraska laws, enter a search term in the keyword field on the left.

The drop down list provides the ability to limit searches to specific portions of the laws. To browse an individual portion of the laws, use the links at the bottom of the page. To find a specific statute put quotes around the statute number. Mining Board meetings are held to discuss topics related to the Coal Mining Act.

It is the Board's responsibility to ensure the safety of the state coal industry and compliance with the Act. When questions arise regarding a provision(s) of the Act, the Mining Board will. Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining at the summit or summit ridge of a mountain.

Coal seams are extracted from a mountain by removing the land, or overburden, above the method of coal mining is conducted in the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States. Explosives are used to remove up to vertical.

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is the primary regulator of coal mining under SMCRA until a State or Indian Tribe demonstrates that it has developed a regulatory program that meets all of the requirements in the SMCRA and implementing regulations issued by OSMRE (30 CFR Chapter VII).

When a State or Indian Tribe. Mining in the United States has been active since the beginning of colonial times, but became a major industry in the 19th century with a number of new mineral discoveries causing a series of mining rushes.

Inthe value of coal, metals, and industrial minerals mined in the United States was US $ billion.workers were directly employed by the mining industry.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of The widespread degradation of land and water resources caused by strip mining for coal — and the failure of the states to effectively regulate the industry themselves — resulted in the passage of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of or SMCRA.

A standard (or regulation) is a regulatory requirement established and published by the agency to serve as criteria for measuring whether employers are in compliance with the OSH Act laws.

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One way to learn about federal laws and regulations is through the federal agencies charged with enforcing them. Check the list below for links to agency sites on popular legal topics. History of strip mining regulation. Contributor Names Hall, Roger (Interviewee) State laws and the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA).

Contributor: Hall, Roger Date: ; Audio Recording Regulating acid mine drainage. The Politics of Environmental Reform demonstrates how environmental laws affect local governments with Kentucky strip mining as its core example.

Originally published inLandy’s research into environmental legislation in a state whose economy relies on the coal industry can easily be applied to all forms of government shedding light on issues such as policy initiation, federal-state Cited by: 2.

(a) The acquisition and continuance of rights in and to deposits on state land of minerals, which on January 3,were subject to location under the mining laws of the United States, shall be governed by AS File Size: KB.

The Alabama Mine Map Repository for underground mines is located in the office of the Mining and Reclamation Division of the State Department of Labor (ADOL) in Birmingham (see note below). This directory presents a brief description of each of the maps maintained in the Repository as of June 1,File Size: 1MB.

This book/set includes maps showing mined out areas and other land use for the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. Anthracite coal mining region of NE Pennsylvania This research guide focuses on resources, images, and other resources specific to the anthracite mined : Linda Musser. strip mining: see coal mining coal mining, physical extraction of coal resources to yield coal; also, the business of exploring for, developing, mining, and transporting coal in any form.

There were three of the giant machines at issue: The Tiger, The Mountaineer, and The GEM of three were then in the service of the Hanna Coal Company, which byhad been strip mining in Ohio for decades and was then a division of the much larger Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company, later known as “Consol,” itself then owned by Continental Oil.Surface mining, until recent years, concentrated on the recovery of the minerals rather than the recovery of the land.

From to more than billion tons of coal were mined and roughly.

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