Surface Coal Mining Law (Missouri)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Missouri|
|Name||Surface Coal Mining Law (Missouri)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Missouri Department of Natural Resources|
This law aims to provide for the regulation of coal mining in order to minimize or prevent its adverse effects, protect the environment to the extent possible, protect landowner rights, and prohibit coal mining in locations where reclamation is not feasible. The law aims to strike a balance between protection of the environment and agricultural productivity and the need for coal as an energy source. This law addresses the powers of the Land Reclamation Commission, permitting procedures for surface coal mining, reclamation plan requirements, and fees.
|Department||Missouri Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Land Reclamation Program|
|Address||P.O. Box 176|
|Place||Jefferson City, Missouri|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Mo. Rev. Stat. 444.800 through 444.970|
|Authority 2:||Code of State Regulations 10-40|