Coal Mining (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa


   
Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Coal Mining (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Soil Conservation Division, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/cool-ice/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=iowacode&ga=83&input=207



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/minesAndMinerals/coalRegulatory.asp


Summary

These sections describe procedures for coal exploration and extraction, as well as permitting requirements relating to surface and underground coal mining. These sections also address land conservation and reclamation procedures following mining. All applications for coal mining operations must address the probable on- and off-site hydrologic consequences of the mining and reclamation operations.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Todd Coffelt
Department Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Division Mines and Minerals Bureau




Phone 515-281-6147


Email minesAndMinerals@iowaAgriculture.gov
Website http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/minesAndMinerals.asp
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 207




Authority 2: Iowa Rules 27.40



















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