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Department of Energy
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Department of Energy
chapter
Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 130]
Action:
Regulatory action to reflect agency name change and recodification of Title 45.1
 
General Information
Action Summary This exempt action reflects the recent name change of the agency from the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to the Department of Energy. The action also reflects the recent recodification of Titles 45.1 and 67 into the new Title 45.2 of the Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 4 VAC 25-130 Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  4 VAC 25 - 101 Regulation Governing Vertical Ventilation Holes and Mining Near Gas and Oil Wells Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 11 Public Participation Guidelines Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 110 Rules and Regulations Governing Blasting in Surface Mining Operations Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 125 Regulations Governing Coal Stockpiles and Bulk Storage and Handling Facilities Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 145 Regulations on the Eligibility of Certain Mining Operators to Perform Reclamation Projects Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 150 Gas and Oil Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 160 Virginia Gas and Oil Board Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 165 Regulations Governing the Use of Arbitration to Resolve Coalbed Methane Gas Ownership Disputes Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 170 Geothermal Energy Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 20 Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 31 Reclamation Regulations for Mineral Mining Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 35 Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 40 Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 70 Rules and Regulations Governing Disruption of Communications in Mines Amend Existing Regulation
  4 VAC 25 - 90 Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of Diesel Powered Equipment in Underground Coal Mines Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [6960]
Associated Mandates Agency name change and recodification of Titles 45.1 and 67 of the Code of Virginia
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9528 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/31/2022.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address: mike.skiffington@energy.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this board.