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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

4VAC25-31-370. Slopes.

A. The grade of completed slopes shall be as described in the mineral mining plan. Long uninterrupted slopes shall be provided with drainage control structures, such as terraces, berms, and waterways, to minimize erosion due to surface run-off.

B. Slopes shall be stabilized, protected with a permanent vegetative or riprap covering, and shall not be eroded.

C. Constructed cut or fill slopes shall not extend closer than 25 feet to any property boundary without the written permission of the adjoining property owner and the approval of the director.

Statutory Authority

§§ 45.1-161.3 and 45.1-180.3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. September 11, 2003.

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