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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
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Regulation Governing Vertical Ventilation Holes and Mining Near Gas and Oil Wells [4 VAC 25 ‑ 101]
Action:
To promulgate the Regulation Governing Vertical Ventilation Holes and Mining Near Gas and Oil Wells
 
General Information
Action Summary To establish guidelines that govern drilling, equipping, and remove methane gas from underground coal mines and the practice of mining near or through vertical ventilation holes or gas wells. This regulation is being developed to replace the existing regulation that is being repealed.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 4 VAC 25-101 Regulation Governing Vertical Ventilation Holes and Mining Near Gas and Oil Wells Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  4 VAC 25 - 100 [REPEALED] Regulations Governing Vertical Ventilation Holes and Mining Near Gas and Oil Wells
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
469 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/06/2000.
871 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/16/2001.
1290 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/18/2001.
 
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.