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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
1/20/2019

Chapter 19. Virginia Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1979Read Chapter

§ 45.1-270.7
Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Committee continued as Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board
  • Article 2. Regulation of Mining ActivityRead all
  • § 45.1-233
    Coal exploration operations
    § 45.1-234
    Permits required; certain operations conducted pending initial administrative decision; time for application and action of Director thereon; term; transfer, etc.
    § 45.1-235
    Form and contents of permit application; fee
    § 45.1-236
    Operations and reclamation plans
    § 45.1-237
    Revision of permits
    § 45.1-238
    Approval or denial of permit
    § 45.1-239
    Public participation in process of issuing or revising permits
    § 45.1-240
    Decision of Director upon permit application; hearing; appeal
    § 45.1-241
    Performance bonds
    § 45.1-242
    Performance standards
    § 45.1-243
    Surface effects of underground coal mining operations
    § 45.1-244
    Inspections and monitoring
    § 45.1-245
    Enforcement of chapter generally
    § 45.1-246
    Civil and criminal penalties
    § 45.1-246.1
    Citizen suits; rights of citizens to accompany inspectors
    § 45.1-247
    Forfeiture or release of performance bond
    § 45.1-248
    Performance of reclamation operations by Director
    § 45.1-249
    Administrative review of notice or order issued under § 45.1-245
    § 45.1-250
    Hearings
    § 45.1-251
    Judicial review of final order or decision or of decision under § 45.1-263
    § 45.1-252
    Designating areas unsuitable for coal surface mining
  • Article 4. Abandoned Mine ReclamationRead all
  • § 45.1-260
    State Reclamation Program
    § 45.1-261
    Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund
    § 45.1-261.1
    Operators may perform reclamation; bidding; conditions; adjustment of required bonds; regulations
    § 45.1-262
    Eligible lands and water; priorities for expenditures
    § 45.1-263
    Right of entry, acquisition, disposition and reclamation of land adversely affected by past coal mining practices
    § 45.1-264
    Commonwealth to have lien for reclamation work
    § 45.1-265
    Perfection of lien; waiver of lien
    § 45.1-266
    Recordation and indexing of lien; notice
    § 45.1-267
    Priority of lien
    § 45.1-268
    Hearing to determine amount of lien
    § 45.1-269
    Satisfaction of lien
    § 45.1-270
    Miscellaneous powers of Director