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Implementation of SMCRA

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 20, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources.

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

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement -- Management.,
    • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Reclamation of land -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5362 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1466115M
      ISBN 100160396042
      LC Control Number93125720
      OCLC/WorldCa27417523

      The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of created a framework for a national regulatory program to prevent significant environmental damage from surface coal mining. The actual planning and direct implementation of solid waste programs under RCRA subtitle D, however, remains a state and local function, and the act authorizes States to devise programs to deal with State-specific conditions and needs. That is, EPA has no role in the planning and direct implementation of solid waste programs under RCRA subtitle D.

      The policy implementation framework developed for the book provides the lens through which to compare environmental laws. Federalism and Environmental Policy goes beyond the contents of policy to explore the complex web of federal-state working relationships and their effect on the implementation of policy. It is unique in how it portrays the. Citizen Rights under Alabama Surface Mining Laws. In , Congress passed The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act [SMCRA] giving citizens the opportunity to protect their rights and to play a vital role in the implementation and enforcement of mining laws in their communities.

      IMPLEMENTATION: STRATEGIES AND STOR A FRAMEWORK FOR LOOKING AT ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN STATE AGENC CONCLUSIONS ABOUT IMPLEMENTAT STUDY DESIGN AND RATION PLAN FOR THE B NOTES 40 2 Implementing the Safe Drinking Water Act: An Implementation Story of Two Programs 44Cited by: 4. Implementation of DOG M's and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ's) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) C. Innovations V. Success in achieving the purposes of SMCRA as determined by measuring and reporting end results A. Offsite impacts 1. Sites where DOGM had not forfeited reclamation performance bonds 2.


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Implementation of SMCRA by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Implementation of SMCRA: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofhearing held in Washington, DC, Febru Public Law Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of This is an unofficial compilation of P.L.

the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3, It includes all revisions to SMCRA Implementation of SMCRA book July 6, Users of this compilation should be aware that there are slight variations.

Given this tense environment, it is amazing to me that the authors of the SMCRA had the foresight Implementation of SMCRA book see so far into the future and give us such a coherent framework in a very complex document.

I can say that now, having witnessed three decades of SMCRA's development. Implementation of SMCRA. SMCRA leveled the playing field in a number of ways. Major litigation concerning SMCRA, particularly the opinions by Judge Flannery discussed briefly in Part V of this outline. The Background and History of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of was the first comprehensive federal statute to regulate the surfaceCited by:   Compliance with SMCRA's mining and reclamation standards require mandated state and federal inspections, yet between andas the number of.

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of ; Long title: 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 abandoned mines, and for other purposes.

Acronyms (colloquial) SMCRA: Enacted byEnacted by: the 95th United States Congress. The commitment of both OSM and the states to SMCRA’s goals and to its implementation has diminished since the s. 22 As this report documents, the enforcement capabilities of the states and OSM have deteriorated over the past 10 years, and OSM’s published data clearly show that the.

This paper explores how policy structure, institutions, and political climate impact the ability of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) to ensure the reclamation of surface coal mines.

We conduct a policy review that traces the impacts of the three parts of SMCRA; Reclamation Standards, Reclamation Bonding Requirements, and the Abandoned Mine Land : Ryan M.

Yonk, Josh T. Smith, Arthur R. Wardle. SMCRA may refer to: Service Members Civil Relief Act, a United States federal law; Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ofa United States federal law; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title SMCRA.

If an internal. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) prohibits surface coal mining within the boundaries of any unit of the National Park System.

SMCRA also provides the NPS with authority over permitting decisions regarding external surface coal us surface coal mining operations exist or are proposed near NPS units.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) stands alone among environmental statutes because of its dual, competing goals: Congress enacted SMCRA to promote coal mining to provide the nation with an important source of fuel, while also minimizing mining's environmental impacts.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) created the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in the Department of the Interior. SMCRA provides authority to OSM to oversee the implementation of and provide Federal funding for the State regulatory programs that have been approved by.

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International Technical Support Organization IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 1 November The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) created the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) in the Department of the Interior.

SMCRA provides authority to OSMRE to oversee the implementation of and provide federal funding for the state regulatory programs and abandoned mine land programs that have been. CWA AND SMCRA IN BRAGG V. ROBERTSON and the West Virginia Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act,4 the state statue that authorizes the implementation of SMCRA in West Virginia.

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@article{osti_, title = {Acid mine drainage: Common law, SMCRA, and the Clean Water Act}, author = {Henrich, C}, abstractNote = {Acid mine drainage is a major problem related to coal mining which, if unabated, can severely damage the aquatic environment.

Damage resulting from acid mine drainage was first addressed by common law and riparian principles. Originally passed inthe Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA; PL ; 30 USC ch.

25; SMCRA) regulates strip or surface coal mining permits and coal mining area reclamations in the Act is administered by the US Department of the Interior. This paper has two primary purposes. First, to give the latest information as to the current status of western states laws, regulations, agreements, and programs under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA).1 Secondly, this paper will give an overview and analysis of the past, present, and future issues between the western states and the federal government, concerning.

Environmental Regulation of Coal Mining, SMCRA's Second Decade Carl E. Zipper Richard Roth regulatory program implementing SMCRA was initiated in This book looks at the first ten years of SMCRA, seeking to draw lessons being an OSMRE report.

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 reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the Department of the Interior, to .(1) Against the State of West Virginia or any other governmental instrumentality or agency thereof, to the extent permitted by the West Virginia Constitution and by law, which is alleged to be in violation of the provisions of this article or any rule, order or permit issued pursuant thereto, or against any other person who is alleged to be in.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 coal mine reclamation of abandoned mine lands. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the U.S. Department of the.