30 U.S. Code § 1202 - Statement of purpose

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It is the purpose of this chapter 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 reclamation as required by this chapter is not feasible;
(d) assure that surface coal mining operations are so conducted as to protect the environment;
(e) assure that adequate procedures are undertaken to reclaim surface areas as contemporaneously as possible with the surface coal mining operations;
(f) assure that the coal supply essential to the Nation’s energy requirements, and to its economic and social well-being is provided and strike a balance between protection of the environment and agricultural productivity and the Nation’s need for coal as an essential source of energy;
(g) assist the States in developing and implementing a program to achieve the purposes of this chapter;
(h) promote the reclamation of mined areas left without adequate reclamation prior to August 3, 1977, and which continue, in their unreclaimed condition, to substantially degrade the quality of the environment, prevent or damage the beneficial use of land or water resources, or endanger the health or safety of the public;
(i) assure that appropriate procedures are provided for the public participation in the development, revision, and enforcement of regulations, standards, reclamation plans, or programs established by the Secretary or any State under this chapter;
(j) provide a means for development of the data and analyses necessary to establish effective and reasonable regulation of surface mining operations for other minerals;
(k) encourage the full utilization of coal resources through the development and application of underground extraction technologies;
(l) stimulate, sponsor, provide for and/or supplement present programs for the conduct of research investigations, experiments, and demonstrations, in the exploration, extraction, processing, development, and production of minerals and the training of mineral engineers and scientists in the field of mining, minerals resources, and technology, and the establishment of an appropriate research and training center in various States; and
(m) wherever necessary, exercise the full reach of Federal constitutional powers to insure the protection of the public interest through effective control of surface coal mining operations.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–87, title I, § 102,Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 448.)

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25 CFR - Indians

25 CFR Part 200 - TERMS AND CONDITIONS: COAL LEASES

30 CFR - Mineral Resources

30 CFR Part 301 - PROCEDURES UNDER SURFACE MINING CONTROL AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1977

30 CFR Part 700 - GENERAL

30 CFR Part 701 - PERMANENT REGULATORY PROGRAM

30 CFR Part 702 - EXEMPTION FOR COAL EXTRACTION INCIDENTAL TO THE EXTRACTION OF OTHER MINERALS

30 CFR Part 705 - RESTRICTION ON FINANCIAL INTERESTS OF STATE EMPLOYEES

30 CFR Part 706 - RESTRICTION ON FINANCIAL INTERESTS OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

30 CFR Part 707 - EXEMPTION FOR COAL EXTRACTION INCIDENT TO GOVERNMENT-FINANCED HIGHWAY OR OTHER CONSTRUCTION

30 CFR Part 710 - INITIAL REGULATORY PROGRAM

30 CFR Part 715 - GENERAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

30 CFR Part 716 - SPECIAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

30 CFR Part 717 - UNDERGROUND MINING GENERAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

30 CFR Part 723 - CIVIL PENALTIES

30 CFR Part 724 - INDIVIDUAL CIVIL PENALTIES

30 CFR Part 731 - SUBMISSION OF STATE PROGRAMS

30 CFR Part 732 - PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF STATE PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS

30 CFR Part 736 - FEDERAL PROGRAM FOR A STATE

30 CFR Part 740 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION OPERATIONS ON FEDERAL LANDS

30 CFR Part 745 - STATE-FEDERAL COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

30 CFR Part 746 - REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINING PLANS

30 CFR Part 750 - REQUIREMENTS FOR SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION OPERATIONS ON INDIAN LANDS

30 CFR Part 755 - TRIBAL-FEDERAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS

30 CFR Part 756 - INDIAN TRIBE ABANDONED MINE LAND RECLAMATION PROGRAMS

30 CFR Part 762 - CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATING AREAS AS UNSUITABLE FOR SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS

30 CFR Part 764 - STATE PROCESSES FOR DESIGNATING AREAS UNSUITABLE FOR SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS

30 CFR Part 769 - PETITION PROCESS FOR DESIGNATION OF FEDERAL LANDS AS UNSUITABLE FOR ALL OR CERTAIN TYPES OF SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS AND FOR TERMINATION OF PREVIOUS DESIGNATIONS

30 CFR Part 772 - REQUIREMENTS FOR COAL EXPLORATION

30 CFR Part 773 - REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS AND PERMIT PROCESSING

30 CFR Part 774 - REVISION; RENEWAL; TRANSFER, ASSIGNMENT, OR SALE OF PERMIT RIGHTS; POST-PERMIT ISSUANCE REQUIREMENTS; AND OTHER ACTIONS BASED ON OWNERSHIP, CONTROL, AND VIOLATION INFORMATION

30 CFR Part 775 - ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF DECISIONS

30 CFR Part 777 - GENERAL CONTENT REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMIT APPLICATIONS

30 CFR Part 778 - PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR LEGAL, FINANCIAL, COMPLIANCE, AND RELATED INFORMATION

30 CFR Part 779 - SURFACE MINING PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES

30 CFR Part 780 - SURFACE MINING PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR RECLAMATION AND OPERATION PLAN

30 CFR Part 783 - UNDERGROUND MINING PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES

30 CFR Part 784 - UNDERGROUND MINING PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR RECLAMATION AND OPERATION PLAN

30 CFR Part 785 - REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS FOR SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF MINING

30 CFR Part 795 - PERMANENT REGULATORY PROGRAM—SMALL OPERATOR ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

30 CFR Part 800 - BOND AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION OPERATIONS UNDER REGULATORY PROGRAMS

30 CFR Part 810 - PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—GENERAL PROVISIONS

30 CFR Part 815 - PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—COAL EXPLORATION

30 CFR Part 816 - PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—SURFACE MINING ACTIVITIES

30 CFR Part 817 - PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—UNDERGROUND MINING ACTIVITIES

30 CFR Part 819 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS-AUGER MINING

30 CFR Part 820 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—ANTHRACITE MINES IN PENNSYLVANIA

30 CFR Part 822 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—OPERATIONS IN ALLUVIAL VALLEY FLOORS

30 CFR Part 823 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—OPERATIONS ON PRIME FARMLAND

30 CFR Part 824 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL

30 CFR Part 825 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—SPECIAL BITUMINOUS COAL MINES IN WYOMING

30 CFR Part 827 - PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—COAL PREPARATION PLANTS NOT LOCATED WITHIN THE PERMIT AREA OF A MINE

30 CFR Part 828 - SPECIAL PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS—IN SITU PROCESSING

30 CFR Part 840 - STATE REGULATORY AUTHORITY: INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT

30 CFR Part 842 - FEDERAL INSPECTIONS AND MONITORING

30 CFR Part 843 - FEDERAL ENFORCEMENT

30 CFR Part 845 - CIVIL PENALTIES

30 CFR Part 846 - INDIVIDUAL CIVIL PENALTIES

30 CFR Part 850 - PERMANENT REGULATORY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS—STANDARDS FOR CERTIFICATION OF BLASTERS

30 CFR Part 865 - PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEES

30 CFR Part 870 - ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION FUND—FEE COLLECTION AND COAL PRODUCTION REPORTING

30 CFR Part 872 - MONEYS AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES

30 CFR Part 873 - FUTURE RECLAMATION SET-ASIDE PROGRAM

30 CFR Part 874 - GENERAL RECLAMATION REQUIREMENTS

30 CFR Part 875 - CERTIFICATION AND NONCOAL RECLAMATION

30 CFR Part 876 - ACID MINE DRAINAGE TREATMENT AND ABATEMENT PROGRAM

30 CFR Part 879 - ACQUISITION, MANAGEMENT, AND DISPOSITION OF LANDS AND WATER

30 CFR Part 881 - SUBSIDENCE AND STRIP MINE REHABILITATION, APPALACHIA

30 CFR Part 882 - RECLAMATION ON PRIVATE LAND

30 CFR Part 884 - STATE RECLAMATION PLANS

30 CFR Part 885 - GRANTS FOR CERTIFIED STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES

30 CFR Part 886 - RECLAMATION GRANTS FOR UNCERTIFIED STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES

30 CFR Part 887 - SUBSIDENCE INSURANCE PROGRAM GRANTS

30 CFR Part 900 - INTRODUCTION

30 CFR Part 901 - ALABAMA

30 CFR Part 902 - ALASKA

30 CFR Part 903 - ARIZONA

30 CFR Part 904 - ARKANSAS

30 CFR Part 905 - CALIFORNIA

30 CFR Part 906 - COLORADO

30 CFR Part 910 - GEORGIA

30 CFR Part 912 - IDAHO

30 CFR Part 913 - ILLINOIS

30 CFR Part 914 - INDIANA

30 CFR Part 915 - IOWA

30 CFR Part 916 - KANSAS

30 CFR Part 917 - KENTUCKY

30 CFR Part 918 - LOUISIANA

30 CFR Part 920 - MARYLAND

30 CFR Part 921 - MASSACHUSETTS

30 CFR Part 922 - MICHIGAN

30 CFR Part 924 - MISSISSIPPI

30 CFR Part 925 - MISSOURI

30 CFR Part 926 - MONTANA

30 CFR Part 931 - NEW MEXICO

30 CFR Part 933 - NORTH CAROLINA

30 CFR Part 934 - NORTH DAKOTA

30 CFR Part 935 - OHIO

30 CFR Part 936 - OKLAHOMA

30 CFR Part 937 - OREGON

30 CFR Part 938 - PENNSYLVANIA

30 CFR Part 939 - RHODE ISLAND

30 CFR Part 941 - SOUTH DAKOTA

30 CFR Part 942 - TENNESSEE

30 CFR Part 943 - TEXAS

30 CFR Part 944 - UTAH

30 CFR Part 946 - VIRGINIA

30 CFR Part 947 - WASHINGTON

30 CFR Part 948 - WEST VIRGINIA

30 CFR Part 950 - WYOMING

30 CFR Part 955 - CERTIFICATION OF BLASTERS IN FEDERAL PROGRAM STATES AND ON INDIAN LANDS

43 CFR - Public Lands: Interior

43 CFR Part 3420 - COMPETITIVE LEASING

43 CFR Part 3430 - NONCOMPETITIVE LEASES

43 CFR Part 3450 - MANAGEMENT OF EXISTING LEASES

43 CFR Part 3460 - ENVIRONMENT

43 CFR Part 3470 - COAL MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS AND LIMITATIONS

 

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