REGULATION, LEGISLATION AND TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF THE MINING AND RECLAMATION ADVISORY BOARD
LAND AND WATER RESEARCH BUILDING
SEPTEMBER 26, 1996
Review and discussion of the Comprehensive Plan for Mining Reclamation especially
focusing on the goals, principles, and plan elements. (Plan handed out at July 18 MRAB
Shade Township Areas Unsuitable for Mining Petition: Review and discussion of the
Technical Study and DEP recommendation.
Review and discussion of Regulatory Basics Initiative draft proposed rulemakings:
a. Areas Unsuitable for Mining, Chapter 86.
b. Small Operator Assistance Program, Chapter 86.
c. Bonding, Civil Penalties, and Areas Unsuitable for Mining, Chapter 86.
d. Coal Mine Permitting and Performance Standards, Chapters 86-90.
Review of revised draft of final rulemaking for Postmining Discharges and Licensing and