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Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining [4 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
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On this Periodic Review

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 25-31 Reclamation 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 January 19, 2009 and ends at 5 p.m. on February 18, 2009. 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.

CLOSED     Opened on 1/19/2009 and Ended on 2/18/2009

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Regulating and enforcing the reclamation of lands by surface mining Barbara Scheid  2/6/09  11:07 pm

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