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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 19. Virginia Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1979

§ 45.1-253. Certain mining operations exempt from this chapter.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any of the following activities:

1. The extraction of coal by a landowner for his own noncommercial use from land owned or leased by him; and

2. The extraction of coal as an incidental part of federal, state or local government-financed highway or other construction under regulations established by the Director.

1979, c. 290; 1984, c. 590; 1988, c. 295.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.