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

4VAC25-130-700.3. Effective Date.

(a) The regulations promulgated pursuant to Chapter 19 (§ 45.1-226 et seq.) of Title 45.1 of the Code of Virginia became effective on December 15, 1981, the date on which the Secretary of the Interior approved the Commonwealth's permanent regulatory program.

(b) The regulations in this chapter shall become effective when approved by the Secretary of the Interior, except, for existing operations permitted pursuant to Chapter 19, Title 45.1-

(1) All provisions except for those related to the contents of permit applications of Subchapter VG and the performance standards of Subchapter VK shall apply.

(2) The content of permit application requirements and the performance standards of the regulations approved on December 15, 1981, shall be complied with.

(3) All provisions of this chapter shall apply when the existing permit is significantly revised or renewed.

Statutory Authority

§§ 45.1-161.3 and 45.1-230 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 700.3, 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.

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