Surface mining activities

Surface mining activities means those surface coal mining and reclamation operations incident to the extraction of coal from the earth by removing the materials over a coal seam, before recovering the coal, by auger coal mining, or by recovery of coal from a deposit that is not in its original geologic location.


30 CFR § 701.5

Scoping language

As used in this chapter, the following terms have the specified meanings, except where otherwise indicated:

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