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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) SMARA Statutes and Regulations Ongoing Rulemaking Under this Act, Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. and its regulations at 14 California Code of Regulations Section 3500 et seq., the Board provides a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy to assure that adverse environmental impacts are minimized and

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Environmental management regulations on mining

environmental management regulations in the mining sector in Tanzania. This briefing will focus on 1. The importance of the environmental management regulations 2. The role that the National Environmental Management Council (the NEMC) plays in promoting the enforcement of the environmental management regulations and safety in mining 3. The

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Trump's EPA revives controversial Alaska mining project

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revived a controversial proposed Alaska mining project previously blocked by Obama administration regulators. The EPA and a mining firm on Friday

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Surface Coal Mining Activities under Clean Water US EPA

On July 31, 2012, the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia set aside the EPA's July 21, 2011 Final Guidance on Improving EPA Review of Appalachian Surface Coal Mining Operations Under the Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and the Environmental

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Battle Over NEPA Puts U.S. Companies in an Awkward Position

The recent proposal to revamp NEPA puts more pressure on U.S. companies to justify their ties with fossil fuel and mining stakeholders. the new National Environmental Policy Act

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Ghana Mining & Environmental Law & Regulations MineHutte

Mining and prospecting operations require an environmental permit (EP) from the EPA under the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1994 (EPA Act) and the Environmental Assessment Regulations 1999 (EA Reg.) (s. 2(j), EPA Act s. 1, EA Reg.).

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Environmental Impacts of Mining A Study of Mining

3.2.3. Weaknesses in the Mining Environmental Policies and Enforcement. A study by on the assessment of legal framework for corporate environmental behaviour and perceptions of residents in mining communities in Ghana found a number of weaknesses in the mineral and mining environmental policies. These included, but not limited to the following

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Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977Wikipedia

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. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the Department of the Interior, to promulgate

New Mexico Environment Department

NMED works with all types of businesses in New Mexico to issue permits and licenses for complying with state and federal regulations. We assist businesses to

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Republicans Move to Block Rule on Coal Mining Near Streams

Feb 02, 2017 · Republicans on Thursday took one of their first steps to officially dismantle Obama-era environmental regulations by easing restrictions on coal mining, bolstering an

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Mining 2020 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

South Africa Mining 2020. The ICLG to Mining Laws and RegulationsSouth Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulationsincluding the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation

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Coal Mining Effluent Guidelines Effluent Guidelines US EPA

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Colombia Mining & Environmental Law & Regulations

COLOMBIA ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION GENERAL The geography of Colombia is characterized by its six main natural regions or zones each with their own unique characteristics, namely, the Andes mountain range region, the Pacific coastal region, the Caribbean coastal region, the Llanos, the Amazon Rainforest region and the insular area.

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Noise Environment Protection Authority Victoria

EPA sets rules and guidance to help prevent noise pollution. We investigate commercial and industrial noise. To complain about commercial or industrial noise, call our 24-hour pollution hotline on 1300 372 842. Read next. Noise publications . Residential noise . Environment Protection (Residential Noise) Regulations 2018. Business and industry

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Trump signs order at the EPA to dismantle environmental

Mar 28, 2017 · The email arrived at lunchtime Tuesday from a top aide to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. "Our Big Day Today" read the

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE)

The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.

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Superfund Cleanup Policies and Guidance Enforcement US EPA

Materials found in this area address Superfund enforcement topics. For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage.. To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings below.

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(PDF) CONSTRUCTION RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES

The Act 490 mandates the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Ghana to regulate the environment and ensure the implementation of government policies on the environment.

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A running list of how President Trump is changing

May 03, 2019 · A running list of how President Trump is changing environmental policy The Trump administration has promised vast changes to U.S. science and environmental policy—and we're tracking them here

Statutes and Regulations

Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) SMARA Statutes and Regulations Ongoing Rulemaking Under this Act, Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. and its regulations at 14 California Code of Regulations Section 3500 et seq., the Board provides a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy to assure that adverse environmental impacts are minimized and

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EPA Policies Creating Appalachian Mining Jobs

May 04, 2011 · SO, EPA's continued protection of human health and clean water is driving production away from surface mining and towards underground mining, which employs far more people. Ergo (and this is the really important part) 2) EPA's mining policies are creating mining jobs in Central Appalachia that otherwise would not have existed.

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Mining (except Oil and Gas) Sector (NAICS 212) US EPA

Mining is part of the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21) sector. This sector includes metal mining and nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying. The term mining is used in the broad sense to include quarrying, well operations, beneficiating (e.g., crushing, screening, washing

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Diamond Mining and Environmental Policy and Regulations

There are mining laws and policies in Sierra Leone governing diamond mining regulations but, they seem ineffective and inefficient due to endemic greedy and blemish implementation. Since 1930 to present day, from independence to military coups and democracies, mining policies have been enacted for implementation.

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Identifying and Clarifying Environmental Policy Best

However, despite the extensive proliferation of policies and programs aimed at addressing the adverse environmental impact of mining, limited attention has so far been paid to identifying what

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WelcomeKentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Our mission is to provide regulatory guidance, environmental awareness and implement an energy strategy that will bring economic benefits to the Commonwealth while protecting the environment and improving the quality of life for Kentucky businesses, workers and the public in general.

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Regulatory Information by Topic Water US EPA

Under SDWA, EPA sets standards for drinking water quality and oversees the states, localities, and water suppliers who implement those standards. Read more here About the Safe Drinking Water Act. Laws and Regulations. Current Drinking Water Regulations contaminants EPA regulates in drinking water, such as arsenic, lead, and microbials.

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Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule TheHill

President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule. The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect

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DEQ Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) recently began operating a mobile ambient monitoring station in James Town. Dec. 19, 2019. Wyoming DEQ announces placement of mobile air m The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality recently began operating a mobile ambient monitoring station near Boulder. Dec. 19, 2019

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Environmental ProtectionKentucky Energy and Environment

Mining Regulations and Statutes Surface Mining Information System Mine Permits and Mine Reclamation and Enforcement Regulations and Statutes Environmental Program Support. The Division of Environmental Program Support conducts laboratory testing and analysis of environmental samples for DEP and other state agencies.

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Federal policy on environmental regulations, 2017-2020

Trump administration on environmental regulations Trump administration proposes rule to replace Clean Power Plan (August 2018) On August 21, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposal for the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which, if adopted, would replace the Clean Power Plan, a regulation adopted during the Obama administration whose enforcement was

Mining 2020 Laws and Regulations Australia ICLG

The ICLG to Mining Laws and RegulationsAustralia covers common issues in mining laws and regulationsincluding the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiationin 28 jurisdictions.

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WV Department of Environmental Protection

Open Burning Regulations. Air Monitoring Data. Permit Application Forms. Policies. See More. Land. REAP. Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation. Division of Mining and Reclamation. Office of Environmental Remediation. Office of Oil and Gas. Office of Special Reclamation. See More. Water and Waste. Water and Waste Home . 303(d) List . Water Withdrawal Guidance Tool. Permitting. Water

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Sierra Leone Mining & Environmental Law & Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency Act 2008 (EPAA) is the main legislation in Sierra Leone which regulates the protection of the environment and the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process. In terms of the mining industry, the EIA process is further regulated by the Environmental and Social Regulations for the Minerals Sector 2012 (ESRMS).

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Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule TheHill

President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule. The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect

EPA Policies Creating Appalachian Mining Jobs

May 04, 2011 · SO, EPA's continued protection of human health and clean water is driving production away from surface mining and towards underground mining, which employs far more people. Ergo (and this is the really important part) 2) EPA's mining policies are creating mining jobs in Central Appalachia that otherwise would not have existed.

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EPA scuttles rule on mining cleanup funding TheHill

The Trump administration said Friday it will not issue a regulation to ensure that hard-rock mining companies can pay for the costs to clean up their mines when they're finished.

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Alaska business, environmental groups split over Pres

Jan 10, 2020 · The National Environmental Policy Act requires federal agencies to assess the environmental and social impacts of proposed actions and hear public input before making decisions.

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Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines US EPA

EPA promulgated the Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines and Standards (40 CFR Part 436) in 1975, and amended the regulation in 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979.The regulation covers wastewater discharges from mine drainage, mineral processing operations and stormwater runoff.

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Trump to roll back Obama's climate Washington Post

Feb 20, 2017 · A second order will instruct the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to revamp a 2015 rule, known as the Waters of the United States rule, that applies to

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Environmental Issues With Mining Mining Environmental

Small and large mining operations across the globe, both surface mining and underground mining, have contributed heavily to environmental issues. What Is Mining. Mining refers to the extraction of metals and minerals from the Earth. The most common types of mining include coal mining, gold mining, uranium mining, and silver mining. What Causes

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