Surface mining in Washington
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Surface mining in Washington some regulatory responsibilities of various federal, state, and local government agencies

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources in [Olympia, Wash.] .
Written in English


  • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State)

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Statementcompiled by David K. Norman.
SeriesOpen file report -- 92-5, Open file report (Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources) -- 92-5.
ContributionsNorman, David K., Washington (State). Dept. of Natural Resources.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL14474340M

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Surface mining reclamation account. Exclusive authority to regulate reclamation — Department may delegate enforcement authority to counties, cities, towns — Other laws not affected. Surface mining of coal — Preemption of chapter by federal laws, programs. Investigations, research, etc. — Dissemination of information.   This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today. Topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment. The Surface Mine Reclamation Program (SMRP) is part of the Washington Geological Survey within the Washington Department of Natural Resources. The program was created in after the legislature created the Surface Mining Act. The SMRP makes sure that all lands and waters within the state are protected and reclaimed after mining is complete. Clark County invites residents to participate in a facilitated forum for discussion of local surface mining operations. A public meeting of the Surface Mining Advisory Committee will be held pm, Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the sixth-floor hearing room of the Public Service Center, Franklin St. This forum is part of a series of meetings regarding quarries in Clark.

  MINING ‑- SURFACE ‑- CITES AND TOWNS ‑- LICENSES ‑- REGULATION OF SURFACE MINING IN SHORELINE AREAS. If a surface mining operation for which a state permit has been issued under chap Laws of , constitutes a "development" as defined in § 3 of the shoreline management act of (RCW ) and is inconsistent with the properly formulated . Mining of coal and metallic minerals in Washington began in the mid to late s. Coal production in Washington hit a high in with an estimated total production of 6,, short tons, yet production ceased in Surface mining comprises different practices À strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop-removal mining À and accounts for more than 80% of ore mined each year (Ramani, ). Surface mining. Any miner or permit holder conducting surface mining within the state of Washington without a valid reclamation permit shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor. Surface mining outside of the permitted area shall constitute illegal mining without a valid reclamation permit.

The Surety shall not be liable for surface mining performed on the Premises after a date sixty days after the Surety mails a cancellation notice to the Principal and the Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, Washington. is a platform for academics to share research papers. A regulatory guide specific to surface mining, titled " Surface Mining in Washington: Regulatory Responsibilities of Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies " is available from DNR, Division of Geology and Earth Resources and regional offices. Additional literature and guides to . SME Mining Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. In book: SME Mining Engineering Handbook, Edition: 3, Chapter: , Publisher: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), pp