Permanent regulatory program of the Surface mining control and reclamation act of 1977

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Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of This is an unofficial compilation of P.L.the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3, Get this from a library. Permanent regulatory program of the Surface mining control and reclamation act of draft regulatory analysis.

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Implementation Stages of SMCRA. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act sets up a two. stage process for the regulation of coal mines in the United. States.

The first stage covers that period of time from. August 3, (the date the act was signed) until the time. when a permanent program Cited by: 1 The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (91 Stat.

) consists of the Act of August 3,and subsequent amenments thereto (30 U.S.C. & following). SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT OF [Public Law 95–87] [As Amended Through P.L.

–94, Enacted Decem ]File Size: KB. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of created a limited initial regulatory program directly administered and enforced by OSMRE. However, Congress intended that this program be only a temporary measure until States adopted regulatory programs consistent with the Act.

its the process of returning land to its original or better conditions after mining is completed. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) create a program for the regulation of surface coal mining. The act set standards that minimize the effects of coal mining on environment.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United created two programs: one for.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act was enacted almost 36 years ago to balance the nation’s need for coal as a source of fuel with the need for national environmental regulation of coal mining.

The Act (known by its acronym, SMCRA) was a lightning rod for controversy from. SUMMARY: The Office of Surface Mining Enforcement and Reclamation Enforcement (OSM) intends to develop the rules for the permanent regulatory program for surface coal mining and reclamation operations, as required by Section (b) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (Pub.L.

91 Stat.30 U.S.C. et seq.). The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands. from the United States Department of Interior and pursuant to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofPLapproval of a permanent state regulatory program, and the Commonwealth has promulgated regulations pursuant to this section.

(2) The Energy and Environment Cabinet is hereby authorized and directed to prepare. § Introduction to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA or Act),2 was implemented by Congress to “protect society and the environment from the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations.” 3 SMCRA represents a comprehensive federal scheme for controllingFile Size: KB.

A bill to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines. The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be used for reclamation of Headquarters: Department of the Interior - South.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for coal mine reclamation of abandoned mine lands. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the U.S.

Department of the. At the federal level, Public Lawthe Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, was designed to bring stringent regulations to all states while at the same time, allowing them to meet the nation’s growing energy needs. Meshing the regulation of land use with the need for affordable fuel is File Size: KB.

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.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) prohibits surface coal mining within the boundaries of any unit of the National Park System.

SMCRA also provides the NPS with authority over permitting decisions regarding external surface coal us surface coal mining operations exist or are proposed near NPS units.

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S. 7 (95th). A bill to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines. Ina database of bills in.

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-The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. -SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

US Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. Mining technique also known as a quarry. Law that created a regulatory program for active mines. US Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of Nonmetallic minerals that are prized for their beauty.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the U.S. It is intended to ensure that coal mining activity is conducted with sufficient protections of the public and the environment, and also provides for the restoration of abandoned mining.

The document also contains the entire text of HR 25, the legislative act that was sent to the President for signing. Please note that on February 5,President Ford sent a message to Congress transmitting a draft of proposed legislation for regulating surface coal mines and reclaiming abandoned coal mine lands.

the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of(P.L.91 Stat. (30 USC §§ et seq.)), pursuant to the Virginia permanent regulatory program, as approved by the United States Secretary of the Interior. € This Chapter is divided into nine Subchapters.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. Regulatory program Author: Kent Allen Halliburton. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

It established permitting guidelines for existing and future coal mines as well as a trust fund to finance the reclamation of abandoned mines. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) stands alone among environmental statutes because of its dual, competing goals: Congress enacted SMCRA to promote coal mining to provide the nation with an important source of fuel, while also minimizing mining.

(c) To meet the requirements of the "Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of ," 91 Stat.30 U.S.C. (2) Issue orders to enforce this chapter and rules adopted under it; (3) Adopt rules for the internal management of the division that do not affect private rights.

InCongress enacted the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. The Act, designed to protect the environment and society from the adverse effects of surface coal mining and to insure uniform minimum nationwide regulatory standards, established a comprehensive regulatory scheme for surface mining and reclamation operations of both federal and non-federal lands within the United Author: Carolyn S.

Bratt.(1) Extension of fee program. Section (b) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (30 U.S.C. (b)) is amended by striking "Septem " and inserting "Septem ". (2) Transfer to fund. Section of such Act (30 U.S.C. ) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection.

§ Purpose and policy of chapter. A. It is the purpose and policy of this chapter to do the following: 1. Provide for the implementation and enforcement, by the Commonwealth, of the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofand the regulations of the United States Secretary of the Interior promulgated thereunder, and amendments thereto, as the same may be or .