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Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining [4 VAC 25 ‑ 40]
Review 797
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/10/2007
Review Announcement
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 25-40 Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining.

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 June 11, 2007 and ends at 5 p.m. on July 2, 2007. Comments may be submitted to David B. Spears, Regulatory Coordinator, Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy, 202 North Ninth Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-3402 or email

Regulations may be viewed online at the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall site located at, or copies will be sent upon request
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/11/2007
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 7/2/2007

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #2478: Technical Corrections and Amendments for Clarity, Consistency and Improved Safety Resulting from Periodic Review
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line