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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Global

    2019. 12. 25.· The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. [1] SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for coal mine reclamation of

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Energy and

    2016. 5. 26.· Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. A coal mine outside of Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) prohibits surface coal mining within the boundaries of any unit of the National Park System.

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

    2019. 9. 27.· Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (30 U.S.C. 1201-1328; 91 Stat. 445) -- Approved August 3, 1977, Public Law 95-87, as amended by Public Laws 95-240 (92 Stat. 107,109), approved March 7, 1978;95-343 (92 Stat. 473), approved August 11, 1978; 95-617 (92 Stat. 3166), approved November 9, 1978; 96-511 (94 Stat. 2826), approved December 11, 1980; 96-517 (94 Stat.

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA, US)

    Originally passed in 1977, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA; PL 95-87; 30 USC ch. 25; SMCRA) regulates strip or surface coal mining permits and coal mining area reclamations in the US. The Act is administered by the US Department of the Interior. SMCRA was a response to rapid expansion of surface coal mining in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the effort to create a national,

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  • SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT OF

    2019. 9. 19.· It is the purpose of this Act to (a) establish a nationwide program to protect society and the environment from the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations; (b) assure that the rights of surface landowners and other persons with a legal interest in the land or appurtenances thereto are fully protected from such operations; (c) assure that surface mining operations are not conducted where

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  • THE SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT

    2016. 3. 31.· the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) to provide minimum levels of protection concerning public health, safety, and the environment and balance this with the need for a viable U.S. coal supply. Beginning in May of 1994, OSM has taken an active role in encouraging and promoting technological advances, research, and

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) by

    Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Regulatory Program SMCRA Purpose "An Act to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (1977)

    2020. 10. 16.· Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (1977) Joseph P. Tomain. T he Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) (P.L. 95-87, 91 Stat 445) is one of the most comprehensive federal regulations on land use. Congress passed the SMCRA, which was signed by President Jimmy Carter, to "assure that the coal supply essential to the Nation's

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  • THE SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT

    2016. 3. 31.· decade. The U.S. DOI, Office of Surface Mining (OSM) was created in 1977 as part of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) to provide minimum levels of protection concerning public health, safety, and the environment and balance this with the need for a viable U.S. coal supply. Beginning in May of 1994, OSM has taken an

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 :

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (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 reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

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  • Reformism: The Surface Mining Control and

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

    2016. 9. 15.· The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.SMCRA created two programs: one for

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA)

    Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Regulatory Program SMCRA Purpose "An Act to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of

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  • 40 years of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) was enacted in 1977 and was the overriding federal regulation governing mining and reclamation of surface coal mines in the United States of America (USA). Many of the newest surface mines in the USA, at that time, were in the western portion of the nation. Wyoming surface coal mines numbered approximately 20 and were located

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  • The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

    2020. 10. 13.· Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act on August 3, 1977. Since then the act has remained virtually unchanged. The one serious attempt to amend the act itself— Senate Bill 1403— has been tabled by Interior Cominitte Chairman Udall, and appears to be dead for the timebeing. It is possible ,however, that

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  • Back in the Spotlight: The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

    2015. 7. 8.· SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT 395 § 10.01 § 10.01. 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, 1977, to strike a balance between the nation’s

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  • The Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

    2020. 12. 15.· The Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) states that coal mining companies must restore most surface mine land by grading and planting it.

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