Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 130]
Amend requirements for coal mine permit boundary markers and blasting near residences and occupied buildings
Action 1716
General Information
Action Summary Requires coal mine permit boundary markers located on steep slopes above private dewllings or occupied buildings to be made of or marked with fluorescent or reflective paint. Requires persons conducting blasting operations on coal mines within 1,000 feet of a dwelling or occupied building to conduct seismic monitoring of the blasting.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Coal Mine Permit Boundary Markers & Blasting
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3120 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
3570 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/03/2006.
3702 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/26/2006.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Phone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this board.