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Department of Energy
Guidance Document Information
Title DMLR Guidance Memorandum 17-07 Impoundments - Underground Mining
Document ID DMLR-G-17-07
Summary This memo to permittees is aimed at reducing the risk of failures of impoundments into underground mine works and subsequent catastrophic discharges to surface waters. Permittees are advised to determine if proposed underground mine works have the potential to affect proposed or existing impoundments. It also states that DMLR will review each proposed operation to determine whether it may increase the risk of failure of nearby impoundments.
Effective Date 10/16/2007
pdf View document text     Posted On 12/11/2007                 Document on Town Hall
Explanation or Citations 4VAC25-130-780.25, 784.16, 784.25, 816.49, 817.41, 817.49, 817.81, and 817.84.

This document applies to the following chapters
[4 VAC 25-130] Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations

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