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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
10/21/2020

4VAC25-130-790.11. Service of Notice.

(a) Notice to the Director. Service of notice given to the Director of an alleged violation or of an alleged failure of the Director to per form any act or duty under the Act which is not discretionary with the Director shall be accomplished by registered or certified mail addressed to the Director, Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy, 202 North Ninth Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219. A copy of such notice shall be mailed to the Director, Division of Mined Land Reclamation, P.O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219.

(b) Notice to the Secretary of the Interior. Service of notice given to the Secretary of the Interior shall be accomplished by registered or certified mail addressed to the United States Secretary of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Main Interior Building, Washington, D. C. 20240.

(c) Notice to alleged violator. Service of notice given to an alleged violator of the provisions of the Act or of any regulation in this chapter or of any permit or order issued pursuant thereto, shall be accomplished by registered or certified mail addressed to, or personal service upon, the permittee or managing agent of the coal surface mining operation alleged to be in violation. Where the alleged violator is a corporation, a copy of the notice will be sent by certified or registered mail to the registered agent of such corporation. Where the alleged violator is a government instrumentality or agency, the notice shall be sent by certified or registered mail to the head of such government instrumentality or agency.

(d) Notice served in accordance with the provisions of this Part shall be deemed given on the postmark date, if served by mail, or on the date of receipt, if personally served.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 790.11, 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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