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Mandate 153

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Coal Mine Permit Boundary Markers & Blasting
Purpose of legislation
Amend the Virginia Coal Mine Safety Act and the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to address safety issues raised after an August 20, 2004 fatal coal mine accident and identified through a review of the Virginia Coal Mine Safety Act.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 3 (2005)
VAC chapters to be amended
4 vac 25 - 130 : Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 1716: Amend requirements for coal mine permit boundary markers and blasting near residences and occupied buildings
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/12/2005
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