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Stream Protection Rule - Wikipedia

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Stream Protection Rule - Office of Surface Mining

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

Trump Signs Repeal Of Obama Coal Mining Regulations | The ...

The Obama administration Thursday unveiled new standards meant to better protect streams in Appalachia from the controversial mountaintop removal coal mining process. The proposed rule…

Respirable Dust Rule: A Historic Step Forward in the ...

Feb 02, 2017· Watch video· Trump has characterized the so-called Stream Protection Rule as "excessive," while Republican lawmakers echo mining industry warnings that the edict could strand billions of dollars of coal in the ...

Obama unveils new coal mining rules | TheHill

EPA promulgated the Coal Mining Effluent Guidelines and Standards (40 CFR Part 434) in 1975, and amended the regulation in 1976, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1985 and 2002.The regulation covers wastewater discharges from mine drainage, coal storage facilities, and coal preparation plants.

Obama unveils new coal mining rules | TheHill

Dec 19, 2016· Obama rushes out 11th-hour regulations targeting beleaguered coal industry ... determine whether any pollution was caused by coal mining. "The responsible rule released today represents a modern ...

Chapter 1513: COAL SURFACE MINING - Ohio Laws and Rules

18 Coal rules are revised and 1 new coal rule is created. All of the amendments and the new rule took effect 6/28/2018, except for rule 1501:13-3-03, which took effect 8/9/2018. To see the current effective rule, click on each rule below.

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Alabama utilities and coal industry groups say they are still assessing potential implications of a new rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding emissions from coal ...

Republicans Move to Block Rule on Coal Mining Near Streams ...

The Department of Interior's Stream Protection Rule, which was signed during the final month of the Obama administration, "addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water ...

Coal Mining Point Source Category; Amendments to Effluent ...

MSHA's final rule to lower miners' exposure to respirable coal mine dust is a historic step forward in the effort to end black lung disease. The rule reduces overall dust standards in coal mines, improves the dust sampling technology and methodology, and expands the medical surveillance program to improve early detection of the disease.

Mining related codes and regulations - dep.wv.gov

Chapter 1513: COAL SURFACE MINING. 1513.01 Coal surface mining definitions. As used in this chapter: ... and conditions for the use of diesel equipment in an underground coal mine. The chief, by rule, may designate as unsuitable for coal mining natural areas maintained on the registry of natural areas of the department of natural resources ...

Congress Set To Overturn Obama-Era Surface Mining Regulations

The Stream Protection Rule covered waterways near surface coal mining operations in order to avoid pollution of rivers and streams, and also called for the restoration of streams that had been damaged by dangerous, heavy metals like mercury and arsenic.

Senate Votes to Reverse Obama-Era Coal Rule, Sends to ...

Feb 06, 2017· Environmental groups have alleged that the 1983 rule is an outright prohibition on the disposal of excess spoil that buries streambeds, which could severely limit coal mining …

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands - The ...

Marietta Republican Rep. Bill Johnson - who introduced the measure - said the stream protection rule was "designed for one purpose--to regulate the coal mining industry out of business.

Obama rushes out 11th-hour regulations targeting coal mining

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 ...

Coal mining - Wikipedia

Aug 06, 2017· The coal industry sued, protested and lobbied to block a rule increasing royalties for mining coal on federal land. Then President Trump was elected, and the rule was suspended.

Alabama utilities, coal industry prep for new EPA rule ...

Today's rule establishes effluent limitations and performance standards for the Western Alkaline Coal Mining Subcategory applicable to alkaline mine drainage from reclamation areas, brushing and grubbing areas, topsoil stockpiling areas, and regraded areas at western coal mining operations.

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This joint resolution nullifies the Stream Protection Rule finalized by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on December 20, 2016. The rule addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining …

Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule | TheHill

Mining related codes and regulations Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act (WV Code § 22-3) (updated 07-11-2018) WV Coal Surface Mining Rule (38 CSR 2) (updated 07-02-2018) (This rule denotes all changes approved by the WV Legislature and are still pending action from OSM.) ...

Trump Signs Measure Blocking Obama-Era Rule to Protect ...

The National Mining Association, an industry trade group, says the stream-protection rule would put more than half the nation's untapped coal reserves off-limits to future mining — further ...

Utah Labor Commission coal mine safety and rules

The coal industry countered that the rule could have reduced the number of direct mining jobs by 30 percent and made 60 percent of its existing reservoirs uneconomic to produce.

House GOP dismantles Obama regulation protecting streams ...

The Obama administration Thursday unveiled new standards meant to better protect streams in Appalachia from the controversial mountaintop removal coal mining process. The proposed rule…

DMME - Laws and Regulations

The 2008 Buffer Zone Rule explicitly allowed operators to place excess spoil from mining operations in streams, which environmental groups argued was prohibited in the 1983 rule.

Stream Protection: Senate Repeals Rule, Coal ... - Fortune

Feb 01, 2017· The rule maintains a long-established 100-foot buffer zone that blocks coal mining near streams, but imposes stricter guidelines for exceptions to the 100-foot rule.

Congress overturns rule that blocked coal mines from ...

Trump signs repeal of Obama-era coal mining 'stream protection rule'

Why Trump just killed a rule restricting coal companies ...

Laws and Regulations. Public. Public Participation Guidelines ... Coal Mining . Coal Mine Reclamation Laws ... Rules and Regulations Governing the Installation and Use of Automated Temporary Roof Support System - Virginia Administrative Code - Title 4 - Agency 25 - Chapter 60 ...

H.J.Res.38 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): Disapproving the ...

Feb 16, 2017· Republicans and some Democrats argued that the rule could eliminate thousands of coal-related jobs. They said the rule also ignored dozens of existing federal, state and local regulations.

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