Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation (Indiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Indiana|
|Name||Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation (Indiana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation|
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources implements and enforces the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, as well as a statewide program to protect society and the environment from the adverse effects of mining operations, and regulates coal mining operations to protect the environment, the rights of surface landowners, and to assure that reclamation is feasible. This legislation authorizing DNR contains information about exploration activities, coal mining permits, operations, and reclamation requirements.
|Contact Name||Marcia Petty (Assistant Director)|
|Department||Department of Natural Resources|
|Address||402 W. Washington Street|
|Address 2||RM W291|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Ind. Code 14-34; 312 Indiana Administrative Code 25|