Texas Uranium Exploration, Surface Mining, and Reclamation Act (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Texas|
|Name||Texas Uranium Exploration, Surface Mining, and Reclamation Act (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines|
|Program Administrator||Railroad Commission of Texas|
| Last Substantive Modification
The Railroad Commission of Texas is the regulatory authority for uranium surface mining. Law authorizes the Commission to assure that reclamation of mining sites is possible, to protect land owners and the environment through regulation and permitting, and to ensure that mining is operated within the rules and regulations to prevent unreasonable degradation of land and water resources.
|Department||Railroad Commission of Texas|
|Address||1701 N. Congress|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 12967|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tex. Nat. Res. Code 131|