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Chapter 16. Permits for Certain Mining Operations; Reclamation of LandRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 45.1-180
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Definitions
    § 45.1-180.1
    Repealed
    § 45.1-180.2
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Legislative findings; declaration of policy
    § 45.1-180.3
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Authority of Director; enforcement of chapter by injunction
    § 45.1-180.4
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Exemption for restricted mining
  • Article 2. Regulation of Mining ActivityRead all
  • § 45.1-181
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Permit required; fee; renewal fee; application; furnishing copy of map, etc., to landowner; approval by Department
    § 45.1-182
    Repealed
    § 45.1-182.1
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Operations plan; reclamation; policy of Director
    § 45.1-183
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Bond of operator
    § 45.1-184
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Review of operations plan and reclamation provision by Director; issuance of permit
    § 45.1-184.1
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Application for permit; adjoining landowners; local official
    § 45.1-184.2
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Succession of one operator by another at uncompleted project
    § 45.1-185
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Additional bond to be posted annually; release of previous bond; report of reclamation work
    § 45.1-186
    Repealed
    § 45.1-186.1
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Notice of noncompliance served on operator
    § 45.1-186.2
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Collection of debts
    § 45.1-186.3
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Commonwealth to have lien for reclamation work
    § 45.1-186.4
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Perfection of lien; waiver of lien
    § 45.1-186.5
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Recordation and indexing of lien; notice
    § 45.1-186.6
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Priority of lien
    § 45.1-186.7
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Hearing to determine amount of lien
    § 45.1-186.8
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Satisfaction of lien
    § 45.1-187
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Additional bond to cover amended estimate of land to be disturbed
    § 45.1-188
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Interference with reclamation unlawful; other mining operations on land
    § 45.1-189
    Repealed
    § 45.1-190
    Repealed
    § 45.1-191
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Penalty for violation of chapter, etc.
    § 45.1-192
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Assistance of federal, state and local agencies
    § 45.1-193
    Repealed
    § 45.1-193.1
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Injunction prohibiting mining operation
    § 45.1-194
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Appeals from decisions of the Department
    § 45.1-195
    Repealed
    § 45.1-197
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Local standards and regulations; waiver of application of chapter; review for strict compliance with chapter
    § 45.1-197.1
    Repealed
    § 45.1-197.2
    Repealed
  • Article 3. Orphaned LandsRead all
  • § 45.1-197.3
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Definition
    § 45.1-197.4
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Survey; priorities for reclamation
    § 45.1-197.5
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Agreements with owners or lessees; reclamation by Director
    § 45.1-197.6
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Contracts for reclamation
    § 45.1-197.7
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Acceptance of federal funds, gifts, etc.
  • Article 4. Minerals Reclamation FundRead all
  • § 45.1-197.8
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Creation of Fund
    § 45.1-197.9
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Membership in Fund; payments required
    § 45.1-197.10
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Release of bonds and other securities
    § 45.1-197.11
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Return of member payments
    § 45.1-197.12
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Revocation of permits; reclamation work
    § 45.1-197.13
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Collection of debt where cost of reclamation exceeds member's forfeited payments, etc.
    § 45.1-197.14
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Decreases in size of Fund
    § 45.1-197.15
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Order of return of payments
    § 45.1-197.16
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Discontinuance of Fund
    § 45.1-197.17
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Construction of article; Fund used solely for reclamation
    § 45.1-197.18
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Reclamation funding