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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Energy
Chapter 31. Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining
5/25/2022

4VAC25-31-180. Impoundments.

The design data and construction plans and specifications for impoundments meeting the criteria set forth in Chapter 13 ( § 45.2-1300 et seq.) of Title 45.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be submitted to the director prior to initiation of construction activities. Such a plan shall be certified as prepared by, or under the supervision of, a registered professional engineer and shall include:

1. Design and construction specifications;

2. Examination and monitoring;

3. Emergency procedures; and

4. Closure and abandonment plans.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. September 11, 2003; amended, Virginia Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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