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Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

oversight hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session on implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Public Law 98-87), hearings held in Washington, D.C., June 21 and 23, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strip mining -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Reclamation of land -- Government policy -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 638 p. ;
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17800183M

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the U.S. It is intended to ensure that coal mining activity is conducted with sufficient protections of the public and the environment, and also provides for the restoration of abandoned mining. SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT § § Introduction. [1] — Overview of Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. The 95th Congress enacted the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) on August 3, , to strike a balance between the nation’s.

    This paper has two primary purposes. First, to give the latest information as to the current status of western states laws, regulations, agreements, and programs under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA).1 Secondly, this paper will give an overview and analysis of the past, present, and future issues between the western states and the federal . Hamlet J. Barry, III, The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of , in FEDERAL LANDS, LAWS AND POLICIES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: A SHORT COURSE (Natural Res. Law Ctr., Univ. of Colo. Sch. of Law ). Reproduced with permission of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and theCited by:

    cbo estimate of pay-as-you-go effects for s. , a bill to amend the surface mining control and reclamation act of to clarify that uncertified states and indian tribes have the authority to use certain payments for certain noncoal reclamation projects, as reported by the senate committee on energy and natural resources on j (d) The amendments to this section by the first extraordinary session of the Legislature in are effective upon the approval of the corresponding amendments to West Virginia's state program, as that term is defined in the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of , 30 U.S.C. §, by the federal Office of Surface Mining.


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Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, on the implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofRichlands.

Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of oversight hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session on implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (Public Law ), hearings held in.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the Department of Enacted by: the 95th United States Congress. Oklahomas Department of Mines (DOM) carried out the provisions of the act so poorly that the federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) was compelled to take over SMCRA inspection and enforcement.

Other provisions of the act were administered by DOM, which found itself in a condition of “cohabitation” with OSM from –Cited by: 2. Public Law Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of This is an unofficial compilation of P.L.the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3, It includes all revisions to SMCRA through July 6, The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be Headquarters: Department of the Interior.

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The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) prohibits surface coal mining within the boundaries of any unit of the National Park System. SMCRA also provides the NPS with authority over permitting decisions regarding external surface coal us surface coal mining operations exist or are proposed near NPS units.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) was enacted in and was the overriding federal regulation governing mining and reclamation of surface coal mines in the United States of America (USA).

Many of the newest surface mines in the USA, at that time, were in the western portion of the nation. Wyoming surface coal mines numbered Cited by: 1. Implementation of Program Policies for Federal, State, and Indian Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Under Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (2 Vols.) [Various Authors] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Mar 1, H.R. (95th). A bill to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines.

Ina database of. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United created two programs: one for.

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, on the Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofRichlands, Va., September 2, Author: United States.

Congress. Senate. Downloadable. The implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of in coal producing states is guided by a partial preemption policy approach t h a t establishes a balance between federal and state decision‐making authority. The usefulness of this approach is assessed by analyzing state enforcement actions in relation the institutional.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within. “The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of A 30th Anniversary Review” J Mr.

Chairman and Members of the Committee, it is a great honor to appear before you today as a witness for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) on the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of   Virginia Surface Mining & Reclamation Association, Inc., U.S.

(), the Supreme Court of the United States found the SMCRA does not violate the Tenth Amendment to the United States Author: Kent Allen Halliburton.

1 The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (91 Stat. ) consists of the Act of August 3,and subsequent amenments thereto (30 U.S.C. & following). SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT OF [Public Law 95–87] [As Amended Through P.L. –94, Enacted Decem ]File Size: KB.

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of9 St. Mary’s L.J. See also Comment, “A Summary of the Legislative History of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of and the Relevant Legal Periodical Literature,” 81 W. Rev. Citizen Rights under Alabama Surface Mining Laws.

InCongress passed The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act [SMCRA] giving citizens the opportunity to protect their rights and to play a vital role in the implementation and enforcement of mining laws in their communities. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of and the Office of Surface Mining: Moving Targets or Immovable Objects?

(Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute) [Hamlet J. Barry III] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.The U.S.

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of requires ___. mining companies to post bonds to cover restoration of mined areas before permits are granted The dwindling supplies of rare strategic metals such as indium, tantalum, and platinum may be extended if .The federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of not only established national performance standards and permitting procedures for the .