Coal Mining (Iowa)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Iowa|
|Name||Coal Mining (Iowa)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Soil Conservation Division, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship|
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.
|Contact Name||Todd Coffelt|
|Department||Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship|
|Division||Mines and Minerals Bureau|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Iowa Code 207|
|Authority 2:||Iowa Rules 27.40|