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Title Aquatic Species-Specific Protective Measures Guide to Permitted Coal Mining Activities in Virginia
Document ID DMLR-G-26-09A
Summary This Guide, developed by the Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy, Division of Mined Land Reclamation (DMLR), with input from the U.S. Office of Surface Mining (OSM), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), provides measures that coal mining permit applicants may follow to reduce the potential for coal mining activities to: • adversely affect State and federally listed, proposed, or candidate aquatic species, or • adversely modify federally designated or proposed critical aquatic habitat in the coal mining region of southwestern Virginia.
Effective Date 2/17/2009
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Explanation or Citations Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

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

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