30 CFR § 735.1 - Scope.

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§ 735.1 Scope.

This part sets forth policies and procedures for grants to States to -

(a) Develop State programs for the regulation and control of surface coal mining and reclamation operations;

(b) Administer and enforce State programs for the regulation and control of surface coal mining and reclamation operations; and

(c) Administer cooperative agreements for State regulation of surface coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands.

(d) Fund the Small Operator Assistance Program established under section 507(c) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1201) and described in part 795 of this chapter.

[42 FR 62706, Dec. 13, 1977. Redesignated at 44 FR 15312, Mar. 13, 1979 and amended at 47 FR 38491, Aug. 31, 1982]