Groundwater Protection Rules Coal Mining Operations (West Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place West Virginia


   
Applies to States or Provinces West Virginia
Name Groundwater Protection Rules Coal Mining Operations (West Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection - Division of Mining and Reclamation
Primary Website http://www.dep.wv.gov/dmr/codes/Documents/38-02F.pdf



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.dep.wv.gov/dmr/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.dep.wv.gov/dmr/Narrativeguidanceinformation/Pages/default.aspx


Summary

These rules establish a series of practices for the protection of groundwater which are to be followed by any person who conducts coal mining operations subject to the provisions of West Virginia Groundwater Protection Act and subject to regulation under the West Virginia Coal Mining and Reclamation Act and/or under West Virginia Water Pollution Control Act as it relates to coal mining operations.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Tom Clarke, Mining Director
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Division of Mining and Reclamation
Address 601 57Th Street, SE

Place Charleston, West Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 25304
Phone 304-926-0499 Ext.1447


Email Thomas.L.Clarke@Wv.Gov
Website http://www.dep.wv.gov/dmr/Pages/default.aspx
     
     

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

Authority 1: W. Va. Code 22-12-5




Authority 2: W. Va. Code 22-3




Authority 3: W.Va. Code 22-11


















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