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Agency
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Board
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
chapter
Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining [4 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action:
Amendments resulting from periodic review to clarify and codify longstanding agency policy
 
General Information
Action Summary As the result of periodic review, the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is amending reclamation requirements for mineral mining to clarify and codify longstanding agency policy. Additionally, the agency is making one minor technical change to its mineral mining safety and health regulations to correct an omission from a recent update.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 4 VAC 25-31 Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  4 VAC 25 - 40 Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [005638]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
No
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 8/27/2018
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8489 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/25/2019.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address: mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this board.