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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
7/6/2020

4VAC25-130-816.152. Existing Roads.

Where existing roads that are to be used meet the performance standards of 4VAC25-130-816.150 and 4VAC25-130-816.151 or it can be demonstrated that reconstruction to meet the design standards of 4VAC25-130-816.150 and 4VAC25-130-816.151 would result in greater environmental harm, the division may waive the design requirements of those sections; however, such roads are to be constructed and maintained to control or prevent erosion. Review will place emphasis on stabilization and the water control system.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 816.152, 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 12, Issue 02, eff. November 15, 1995.

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