Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 130]
Regulatory action to reflect agency name change and recodification of Title 45.1
Action 5889 / Stage 9528
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 2/8/2022  1:35 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 1/3/2022   (modified 1/4/2022)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/10/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/12/2022    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 1/13/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/13/2022   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 1/4/2022
Review Completed: 1/10/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 1/10/2022
Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Commerce and Trade Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/13/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/13/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/14/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 3/16/2022
Effective Date 3/31/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5889:
Regulatory action to reflect agency name change and recodification of Title 45.1
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (9528) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/31/2022.
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