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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Energy
Chapter 130. Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations

4VAC25-130-700.2. Authority and citation to federal law.

These regulations are promulgated pursuant to Chapter 10 (§ 45.2-1000 et seq.) of Title 45.2 of the Code of Virginia (1950) as amended. In order for these regulations to receive approval by the United States Secretary of the Interior as part of the Commonwealth's permanent regulatory program, the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act requires that these regulations be consistent with (as effective as) applicable regulations issued by the Secretary, contained in 30 CFR Chapter VII. The numbering system used for the Virginia regulations corresponds to the numbering system used for the applicable Federal regulations in 30 CFR Chapter VII, except that the numbering for the Virginia regulations contains the prefix "" All references to Sections, Parts, or Subchapters are made to this chapter, unless otherwise noted.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 700.5, eff. December 15, 1981; amended, eff. June 28, 1982, October 28, 1982, December 14, 1982, October 11, 1983, December 27, 1983, May 8, 1984; June 22, 1984; August 2, 1984; October 16, 1985; January 7, 1987; July 22, 1987; November 25, 1987; October 12, 1988; December 26, 1990; July 1, 1991; July 17, 1991; November 20, 1991; July 7, 1992; May 5, 1993; October 19, 1994; Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 5, eff. December 24, 1997; Errata, 14:10 VA.R. 1750-1751 February 2, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 6, eff. January 6, 1999; Volume 16, Issue 15, eff. May 10, 2000; Volume 20, Issue 10, eff. February 25, 2004; Volume 29, Issue 13, eff. March 27, 2013; Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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