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Chapter 12. Permits for Certain Mining Operations; Reclamation of LandRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 45.2-1200
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Definitions
    § 45.2-1201
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Construction of chapter
    § 45.2-1202
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Authority of Director; enforcement of chapter by injunction
    § 45.2-1203
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Exemption for restricted mining
  • Article 2. Regulation of Mining ActivityRead all
  • § 45.2-1204
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Permit Fee Fund
    § 45.2-1205
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Permit required; fee; renewal fee; application; furnishing copy of map, etc., to landowner; approval by Department
    § 45.2-1206
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Operations plan; reclamation; policy of Director
    § 45.2-1207
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Special Reclamation Fund
    § 45.2-1208
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Bond of operator
    § 45.2-1209
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Review of operations plan and reclamation provision by Director; issuance of permit
    § 45.2-1210
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Application for permit; adjoining landowners; local official
    § 45.2-1211
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Succession of one operator by another at uncompleted project
    § 45.2-1212
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Additional bond to be posted annually; release of previous bond; report of reclamation work
    § 45.2-1213
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Notice of noncompliance served on operator
    § 45.2-1214
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Collection of debts
    § 45.2-1215
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Commonwealth to have lien for reclamation work
    § 45.2-1216
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Perfection of lien; waiver of lien
    § 45.2-1217
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Recordation and indexing of lien; notice
    § 45.2-1218
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Priority of lien
    § 45.2-1219
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Hearing to determine amount of lien
    § 45.2-1220
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Satisfaction of lien
    § 45.2-1221
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Additional bond to cover amended estimate of land to be disturbed
    § 45.2-1222
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Interference with reclamation unlawful; other mining operations on land
    § 45.2-1223
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Penalty for violation of chapter, etc.
    § 45.2-1224
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Assistance of federal, state, and local agencies
    § 45.2-1225
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Injunction prohibiting mining operation
    § 45.2-1226
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Appeals from decisions of the Department
    § 45.2-1227
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Local standards and regulations; waiver of application of chapter; review for strict compliance with chapter
  • Article 3. Orphaned LandsRead all
  • § 45.2-1228
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Orphaned Lands Reclamation Fund
    § 45.2-1229
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Survey; priorities for reclamation
    § 45.2-1230
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Agreements with owners or lessees; reclamation by Director
    § 45.2-1231
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Contracts for reclamation
    § 45.2-1232
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Acceptance of federal funds, gifts, etc.
  • Article 4. Minerals Reclamation FundRead all
  • § 45.2-1233
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Definition
    § 45.2-1234
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Minerals Reclamation Fund
    § 45.2-1235
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Membership in Fund; payments required
    § 45.2-1236
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Release of bonds and other securities
    § 45.2-1237
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Return of member payments
    § 45.2-1238
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Revocation of permits; reclamation work
    § 45.2-1239
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Collection of debt where cost of reclamation exceeds member's forfeited payments, etc.
    § 45.2-1240
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Decreases in size of Fund
    § 45.2-1241
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Order of return of payments
    § 45.2-1242
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Discontinuance of Fund
    § 45.2-1243
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Construction of article; Fund used solely for reclamation