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Comparative State strip mining and reclamation laws.

Ohio Legislative Service Commission

Comparative State strip mining and reclamation laws.

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Published in Columbus .
Written in English

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  • Ohio.
    • Subjects:
    • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.,
    • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- Ohio.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementResearch staff: Herbert J. Shubick.
      ContributionsShubick, Herbert J
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK5574 .A3 no. 67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p.
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5966256M
      LC Control Number65064103
      OCLC/WorldCa951291

      The wild, scenic terrain is wit acres designated, at the state's behest, as unsuitable for surface coal mining in by the Obama administration's Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation, the agency responsible for regulating coal mining in the state. The Harrold case dealt with the deductibility of a partnership's reclamation costs under the West Virginia strip-mining law. At the end of , the year in question, the partnership estimated and accrued on its books as a liability the sum of $31, as the cost of backfilling the strip-mined area, which we found to be "in accord with sound.


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Comparative State strip mining and reclamation laws. by Ohio Legislative Service Commission Download PDF EPUB FB2

Congressman Morris (“Mo”) Udall, tireless champion of the federal strip mining laws, passed away on Decem This foreword, which first appeared in the edition of this book, is included in its entirety as a tribute to Mo and to his extraordinary efforts to protect the public and the environment from the ravages of strip mining.

Strip Mining: KentuckyBegins To Close the Reclamation Gap Strip mining for coal creates such a blot on any landscape that it is hard to take the unemotional view. But it is worth making an attempt to do just that, since the controversy over the control of strip mining has recently taken on sharpened economic and polit-ical : John Walsh.

Comparative state strip mining and reclamation laws / (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Legislative Service Commission, ), by Herbert J. Shubick and Ohio. General Assembly. Legislative Service Commission (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). @article{osti_, title = {Enforcement of strip mining laws}, author = {Fritsch, A J and Morgan, M L and Yanik, G G and Conry, T J and Taylor, D E}, abstractNote = {Coal strip mining has affected Appalachian life, peace of mind, livelihood, and environment, but not to the extent that citizens are helpless; they can act.

This report is meant to inspire citizens to employ proper methods to. State laws and the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Comparative State strip mining and reclamation laws.

book (SMCRA). Octo Strip-Mine Reclamation Laws and Regional Cost Implications. Since most surface-mined land has undergone at least partial reclamation, depending on the state where mining took place.

The goal of reclamation of mined land, as understood in the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofis that the land must be returned to "the uses which the land was capable of supporting prior to any mining."6 The major question to be answered in this essay is whether reclamation has been successful in the county.

Reclamation Costs of strip-mined land in Western North Dakota Duane E. Gronhovd and Donald F. Scott Reclamation of strip-mined land in North Dakota is an important part of the mining process under present state law. Mining cannot be undertaken unless reclamation can be successfully completed.

Operators of Montana strip mines must each year secure a permit from the Montana Department of State Lands under the Montana Strip Mining and Reclamation Act (Section et seg^., R.C.M. The Act also pro- vides that land which cannot be reclaimed to specified criteria cannot be mined.

Earlier today, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection was tweeting about how this is the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of DEP even included a link to the remarks at the signing ceremony. Not long after those tweets, though, the Citizens Coal Council issued a press release to mark the anniversary.

US mining law may originate from federal, state, and local laws, including constitutions, statutes, administrative regulations or ordinances, and judicial and administrative body common law. Determining which level of Government has jurisdiction over mining.

University of Baltimore Law Forum by an authorized editor of [email protected] of Baltimore School of Law. For more information, please [email protected] Recommended Citation Meister, Lawrence M. () "Strip Mining in Maryland and the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act,"University of Baltimore Law Forum: Vol.

Strip mining, removal of soil and rock (overburden) above a layer or seam (particularly coal), followed by the removal of the exposed mineral. The common strip-mining techniques are classified as area mining or contour mining on the basis of the deposit geometry and type. The cycle of operations for both techniques consists of vegetation clearing, soil removal, drilling and blasting of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: California surface mining and reclamation policies and procedures. Sacramento: California Dept. of Conservation, State Mining and Geology Board, Office of Mine Reclamation, Division of Mines and Geology, [].

History of strip mining regulation. Contributor Names Hall, Roger (Interviewee) - Strip mining--Law and legistlation State laws and the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of. State witnesses have contended that provisions of the Federal Strip Mining Control and Reclamation Act are uni reasonable and infringe on states’ rights.

Justice Department Tape. Land disturbance because of coal mining is classified into two groups: (1) land disturbed by surface mining (strip-mining and open-pit mining) and (2) land disturbed by underground mining. The changes in the environment effected by the coal industry are so profound that often no natural recovery of disturbed landscapes can occur.

Reclamation processes. As part of the life cycle of a surface coal mine, completed mine areas must undergo mining ends, operators must restore the land to its approximate original contour (AOC) or leave the land graded and suitable for a “higher and better” post-mining land use (PMLU) that has been approved as part of the original mining permit application.

According to The Strip Mining Handbook () by Mark Squillace, “The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act grants affected citizens the broadest rights to participate in administrative and judicial proceedings ever granted in a federal environmental statute.”.

Since sometime after August 3,the State of Ohio will not issue a permit for strip mining within the boundaries of any National Forest unless the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement ("OSM") previously has determined that the permit applicant possesses "valid existing rights" to strip mine on that property.

Montana Law Review Volume 32 Issue 1Winter Article 4 Strip-Mining Reclamation Requirements in Montana—A Critique Sandra Muckelston Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons This Comment is brought to you for free and open access by The Scholarly Forum @ Montana Law.

Mining Laws Anthracite. Anthracite Coal Mine Act (PDF) Weighing and Record of Coal Mined, Etc. (PDF) Bituminous. Bituminous Safety Laws - effective (PDF) Chapter Underground Coal Mine Safety Regulations (PDF) Chapter Requirements for AED's (PDF) Chapter Maintenance of Incombustible Content of Rock Dust (PDF).

However, environmental groups monitoring the law said that, through loopholes and lax enforcement, more than 6, strip mines had been abandoned without reclamation or penalty assessments since reclamation amendments to the mining law were enacted in (Oberbergamt Bonn, ).

Ina new law required all good topsoil with a depth of more than 20 inches to be separated and spread over the banks, and prohibited placing toxic material on the surface (Reichswirtsch. Minister, ). Surface mining: Interior and state management of regulatory grants: report to the Chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives.

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[Congressman Morris (“Mo”) Udall, tireless champion of the federal strip mining laws, passed away on Decem This foreword, which first appeared in the edition of this book, is included in its entirety as a tribute to Mo and to his extraordinary efforts to protect the public and the environment from the ravages of strip mining.].

When a provision of the West Virginia Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act,22A et seq., is inconsistent with federal requirements in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, 30 U.S.C. § et seq., the state act must be read in a way.

Strip Mining. Strip mining in Kentucky and elsewhere had gone on for decades before Harry Caudill arrived on the scene, but after World War II the technology had moved well beyond the “pick-and-shovel” stage.

In eastern Kentucky especially, the practice of “shoot and shove” contour strip mining was notorious. Miners gouged into hillsides with mechanized shovels and dozers, establishing. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. California surface mining and reclamation policies and procedures: with the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of Illinois' amended strip mine act is one of the toughest state reclamation laws on the books.

But to the supporters of the SMCRA, even the toughest state laws had not been tough enough, leaving Congress to do what coal state legislators — vulnerable to. "American Mining Law" is the subject of this treatise which introduces the different systems of mining jurisprudence in force at various periods in the countries from which the United States acquired its.

public domain. This comparative view of mining law, foreign as well as state, will at least be of historical. In August ofthe U.S.

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement suspended a study that it funded through the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine to. The proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, held Junein Gillette, WY are presetned.

The proceedings covered such topics as wetlands and streambed reclamation; use of amendments and forest reclamation; crop production on reclaimed mine lands; selenium mining, reclamation, and environmental impacts; reclamation methods and technology in.

As large-scale strip mining ensued there from the early s through the s, a substantial land area near Paradise, Kentucky – encompassing some thousands of acres – would be stripped. In those days, especially during the s and most of the s, strip mine regulation and land reclamation, then governed by state laws, were minimal at best.

Early attempts to regulate strip-mining on the state level were largely unsuccessful due to lax enforcement. The Appalachian Group to Save the Land and the People was founded in to stop surface mining.

InCongress held the first hearings on strip mining. Ken Hechler introduced the first strip-mining abolition bill in Congress in Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels.

to agree to the conference report on h.r. 2, the bill to establish an office of strip mining reclamation and enforcement in the department of the interior. Montana Law Review Volume 43 Issue 2Summer Article 6 July Constitutional Challenges to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Peter F.

Habein University of Montana School of Law Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons. Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of | | Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement—Historically, surface mining for coal has earned a bad reputation. Prior to federal and state laws, particularly the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act inmining companies had little regulation and owners often strip-mined an area, turning the soil horizons upside.

Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining at the summit or summit ridge of a mountain. Coal seams are extracted from a mountain by removing the land, or overburden, above the method of coal mining is conducted in the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States.

Explosives are used to remove up to vertical. Obama Ends Year War of Strip-Mining in 24 States: Mountaintop Removal Loses Its Groove. Yeah, I’ve been wanting to wake up to that headline for years, too.

Instead, I .Problems and Solutions. Pennsylvania coal has been mined since the ’ under-regulated mining left open pits, coal refuse, spoil piles, acid mine drainage, open shafts, erosion, clogged streams, undermined areas with subsidence potential, underground fires and damaged buildings throughout the nation.

States began promulgating reclamation laws as early as the ’s.