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Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on S. 961, a bill to amend the Surface Mining Act of 1977 to reauthorize and reform the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program, and for other purposes; S. 1701, a bill to amend the Surface Mining Act of 1977 to improve the reclamation of abandoned mines, September 27, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abandoned Mine Lands Program (U.S.),
  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-256
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15587809M
    ISBN 100160756375
    OCLC/WorldCa64281570

    Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced. A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to make modifications to the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and for other purposes. th Congress To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to allow the Secretary of the Interior to delegate certain emergency reclamation activities to the States and Tribes, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Matthew Cartwright — D — PA. amendment. SUMMARY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are approving an amendment to the Pennsylvania regulatory program (Pennsylvania program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA or the Act). This amendment revises the Pennsylvania program to further define.


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Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Call or. To amend section of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, on S.

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Panel I. Rep. Matt Cartwright. A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to transfer certain funds to the United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes.

Providing for Consideration Of The Bill (H.R. ) to Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to Stop the Ongoing Waste by the Department of the Interior of Taxpayer Resources and Implement the Final Rule on Excess Spoil, Mining Waste, and Buffers for Perennial and Intermittent Streams, and for Other Purposes; Providing for Consideration of.

This is an unofficial compilation of P.L.the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3, It includes all. A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to clarify that uncertified states and Indian tribes have the authroity to use certain payments for certain noncoal reclamation projects.

Octo Cost Estimate. It is the intent of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of that the States be responsible for regulating surface coal mining and undertaking reclamation of abandoned mines.

However, the States have found it difficult to meet the law's timetable for developing programs, because the Department of the Interior was late in issuing program.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) was the first comprehensive federal statute to regulate the surface impacts of coal mining on a national scale. Prior tothirty-eight states regulated the surface effects of coal mining.

The drive for national legislation began in   Community Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) to revise the abandoned mine land reclamation program which restores land and.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

created an Abandoned Mine Land. To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to allow the Secretary of the Interior to delegate certain emergency reclamation activities to the States and Tribes, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1) All Actions (8) Cosponsors (28). The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of Hamlet J. Barry, III Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act on August 3, Since then the act has remained virtually unchanged. The one serious attempt to amend the act itself— Senate Bill — has been tabled by Interior Cominitte Chairman Udall, and appears to.

A bill to amend titles II, V, and VII of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to make the mining of coal without a permit a criminal offense, and for other purposes. Introduced in the House of Representatives, One Hundredth First Congress, First Session, Ma ".

Shown Here: Introduced in House (09/09/) Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups.

Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. (Mooney), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to ensure transparency in the development of environmental regulations, and for other purposes. “Supporting Transparent Regulatory and Environmental Actions in Mining Act (STREAM Act).”.

Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of hearing before the Committee on "Printed for the use of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources." Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche.

Shipping list no.: P. Also available via Internet from the GPO Access web Contributor: United States. An Act To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (Public Law ) to raise certain authorized funding levels contained therein, and for other purposes.

Be it eTiacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled^ That section SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT § § Introduction. [1] — Overview of Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. The 95th Congress enacted the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) on August 3,to strike a balance between the nation’s.

(d) The amendments to this section by the first extraordinary session of the Legislature in are effective upon the approval of the corresponding amendments to West Virginia's state program, as that term is defined in the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of30 U.S.C.

§, by the federal Office of Surface Mining. A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to make modifications to the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and for other purposes.

Close Posted by 3 minutes ago. TENTH AMENDMENT CHALLENGES TO THE SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES ON INDIRECT REGULATION OF THE STATES.

INTRODUcTION. The cost of imported oil and gas has increased substantially over the past decade.' To decrease the country's reliance on. On Wednesday, J at a.m., in Room Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills.

H.R. (Rep. Scott), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to include certain retirees in the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan. (Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act); H.R.

(Rep. LaHood), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to authorize partnerships between States and nongovernmental entities for the purpose of reclaiming and restoring land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining activities before August 3,and for other.

This web page contains Public Lawthe Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3,and all revisions through Decem The text has been proofed against the original printed version of the Law (typographical errors in the Law were removed).

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) (AML) fund was created to pay to mine cleanup left behind prior to It was amended in to help reclaim mines abandoned after the AML fund is financed by: cents per ton of surface mined coal, 15 cents per ton of coal mined underground, and 10 cents per ton of lignite.

Official Short: Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of Long Title: To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to make certain technical corrections. Sponsors: Mr. Enzi, Mr.

Barrasso, Mr. Tester, and Mr. Baucus. jurisdiction such lands will be affected by surface mining and to permit participation and authorize cooperation and coordination with the federal government in initial regulatory programs under the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofPublic LawTi USC Sec.

et seq. The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be used for reclamation.

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofPublic Law P.L. as amended, the Department shall provide by rule for the accumulation of interest on the amount secured by the. -The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.-SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for.

tenth amendment, mining, surface, environment, energy independence, preemption, separation of powers Recommended Citation Lawrence H. Kaplan, Tenth Amendment Challenges to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of The Implications of National League of Cities on Indirect Regulation of the States, 49 F ordham L.

R ev. Enforce the state program, approved pursuant to Section of the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofPublic Law30 U.S.C. § b. The commission shall make every effort to obtain full reimbursement from the Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement for the costs of performing its.

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of9 St. Mary’s L.J. See also Comment, “A Summary of the Legislative History of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of and the Relevant Legal Periodical Literature,” 81. The Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) 1.

was adopted because the states had inade-* Assistant Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of Environ-mental Resources. B.S.,University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; J.D.,Univer-sity of Michigan. To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to provide funds to States and Indian Tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, di-versification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal min.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of were signed into law as part of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act ofon Decem Public Law The amendments revised Title IV of SMCRA to make significant changes to the reclamation fee and the AML program.

To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to transfer certain funds to the United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1.

SHORT TITLE.to amend the surface mining control and reclamation act of to clarify that uncertified states and indian tribes have the authority to use certain payments for certain noncoal reclamation projects. july 9, Section of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (30 U.S.C.

) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(i) Grants. The Secretary shall make grants to the Navajo, Hopi, Northern Cheyenne, and Crow tribes to assist such tribes in developing regulations and programs for regulating surface coal.