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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
chapter
Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining [4 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action:
Promulgation of the Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining
 
General Information
Action Summary The regulation provides for the beneficial development of mineral resources and to minimize the effects of mining on the environment. The regulation is replacing the Minerals Other Than Coal Regulations, 4 VAC 25-30.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 4 VAC 25-31 Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  4 VAC 25 - 30 [REPEALED] Minerals Other than Coal Surface Mining Regulations
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
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Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1130 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 6/11/2001.
1572 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/26/2002.
2084 Final Stage withdrawn on 1/9/2003 before DPB completed its review.
2121 Final Stage withdrawn on 1/15/2003 before DPB completed its review.
2123 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/11/2003.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Conrad Spangler  / Director, Mineral Mining
Address: Fontaine Research Park, 900 Natural Resources Dr.
P.O. Box 3727
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Email Address: cts@mme.state.va.us
Phone: (434)951-6310    FAX: (434)951-6325    TDD: (800)828-1120