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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
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Coal Surface Mining Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 140]
 
Review 962
 
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 6/30/2009
Review Announcement
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Notice of Periodic Review of Regulation

Pursuant to Executive Order 36 (2006), The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is conducting a periodic review and invites public comment on the following regulation:

4VAC 25-140 Coal Surface Mining Regulations

The department will consider whether this existing regulation is essential to protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public. The department welcomes specific comments on the performance and effectiveness of this regulation and also requests suggestions to improve the content and organization of the regulation to make it more understandable and useful.

The comment period for this review begins on July 20, 2009 and ends at 5 p.m. on August 19, 2009. Comments may be submitted to Tabitha Hibbitts Peace, Policy Analyst, DMME Division of Administration, P.O Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219-0900 or email Tabitha.Peace@dmme.virginia.gov .

Regulations may be viewed online at the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall site located at http://www.townhall.state.va.us, or copies will be sent upon request.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 7/20/2009      End Date: 8/19/2009

Comments Received: 3

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf Agency Result Document   (9/4/2009)
Attorney General Certification
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