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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Energy
Chapter 40. Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining
6/18/2024

4VAC25-40-270. Refuse piles, water and silt retaining dams.

A. Refuse piles, water and silt retaining dams that meet the size criteria of § 45.2-1302 of the Code of Virginia shall be designed, constructed, maintained, inspected and abandoned in accordance with Chapter 13 (§ 45.2-1300 et seq.) of Title 45.2 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Water and silt retaining dams that do not meet the size criteria of § 45.2-1301 of the Code of Virginia shall be designed, constructed and abandoned in accordance with the Minerals Other Than Coal Surface Mining Law ( § 45.2-1200 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

C. Refuse shall be placed only in locations approved by the director.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-05-1.2 § 2.18, eff. July 19, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1998; Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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