Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/25/2019
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 4 VAC 25-130, Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins March 18, 2019, and ends on April 8, 2019.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Name: Michael Skiffington, Title: Director of Policy and Planning, Address: 1100 Bank St, 8th Floor, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: 804-692-3212, FAX: 804-692-3237, email address: email@example.com.
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 3/18/2019
begins on the publication date and ends on 4/8/2019
Comments Received: 1
Retain the regulation with no changes
Governor's Office approved retaining the regulation "as is" on 01/07/2022
Attorney General Certification
Governor's Office Review