House Bill 86

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Title AN ACT relating to surface mining.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 471
Sponsors J. Wayne, R. Smart, T. Burch, J. Crenshaw, K. Flood, D. Graham, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, D. Owens, T. Riner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 350.450 to require coal mine permittees for all types of mining practices to dispose of remaining overburden in the mined area, areas under the abandoned mine land program, or areas approved by the cabinet; require use of lifts and compacted fills; prohibit disposal of overburden in streams; amend KRS 350.440 to prohibit disposal of spoil or overburden in intermittent, perennial, and ephemeral streams or any other waters of the Commonwealth; prescribe areas where spoil may be disposed; amend KRS 350.410 to make internal reference corrections and specify that restoration to approximate original contour includes configuration and elevation of the area prior to mining and require disposal of remaining overburden in the mined area, areas under the abandoned mine land program, or areas approved by the cabinet and the use of lifts and compacted fills; prohibit deposition of overburden in streams.
Index Headings of Original Version Energy - Coal mining, overburden disposal, requirements and prohibitions for
Environment and Conservation - Coal mining, overburden disposal in streams, prohibitions against
Fuel - Disposal of overburden, streams, requirements and prohibitions for
Minerals and Mining - Coal mining, overburden disposal in streams, prohibitions against
Surface Mining - Coal mining, overburden disposal in streams, prohibitions against
Coal - Disposal of overburden, streams, requirements and prohibitions for

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01/08/13
  • introduced in House
01/09/13
  • to Natural Resources & Environment (H)


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