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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

4VAC25-130-801.11. Participation in the pool bond fund.

(a) Participation in the Pool Bond Fund shall be at the option of any applicant for a permit under the Act and the regulations promulgated thereunder who can demonstrate to the division's satisfaction at least a consecutive three-year history of compliance under the Act or any other comparable State or Federal Act.

(b) All participants in the Pool Bond Fund shall:

(1) Pay all entrance fees to the Pool Bond Fund as required by 4VAC25-130-801.12(a); and

(2) Comply with the applicable parts of § 45.2-1016 of the Code of Virginia.

(c) Commencement of participation in the Pool Bond Fund shall constitute an irrevocable commitment by the permittee to participate therein as to the applicable permit and for the duration of the coal surface mining operations covered thereunder.

(d) All fees and taxes are nonrefundable.

(e) The division shall, as provided by § 45.2-1048 of the Code of Virginia, utilize those monies from the interest accrued to the fund which are required to properly administer the Pool Bond Fund. These monies shall be used to support one position for administration of the Pool Bond Fund; however, if it is apparent that such position is insufficient to ensure proper administration of the Pool Bond Fund, the division may upon proof of need, and upon concurrence with the Pool Bond Fund Advisory Board obtain additional assistance.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 801.4, 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; Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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