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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2019-00693


CCR details

Tracking Number 2019-00693
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 400 Department of Natural Resources
Agency 407 Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
CCR Number 2 CCR 407-2
CCR Title REGULATIONS FOR COAL MINING

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 11/22/2019
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2019-00693.pdf
Statutory Authority Title 34, Article 33 of the Colorado Revised Statutes of 1973 (House Bill No. 1223)
Description of Subjects/Issues These proposed revisions are requested for various reasons. Several of the rule changes are in response to letters (732 letters) received from OSM under 30 CFR 732.17(c) where they have determined State rule amendments are needed to remain consistent with the Federal counterparts. Some amendments are requested to satisfy outstanding Colorado program conditions. Revegetation, topsoil and land use revisions are requested in response to Federal rule changes in 2006. Lastly, a number of editorial and administrative corrections are being requested. topics subject to these rule changes include;Lands Unsuitable, Subsidence, Valid Existing Rights, Thick and/or Thin Overburden, Ownership and Control, Roads, Revegetation, Topsoil, and Land Use, Blasting, and Coal Exploration
Purpose/Objective of Rule The Coal rule changes are in response to Federal 732 letters to the Colorado State Coal Program from the Office of Surface Mining Regulation and Enforcement (OSMRE). Colorado Rulemaking package, CO-040-FOR, was submitted to OSMRE October 1, 2014. OSMRE approved the final submittal on August 29, 2019. The rule changes address minor corrections and updates as required by the U.S. Office of Surface Mining and Enforcement.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2019-00693.pdf
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 02/19/2020
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location 1313 Sherman street, Room 318, Denver, CO 80203
Contact Name Janet Binns
Contact Title Environmental Protection Specialist III
Contact Telephone 30386635678107
Contact email janet.binns@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules
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AGO requested date

Termination information

Date 05/20/2020
Reason These rule were resubmitted as tracking number 2020-00116. The Division is completing the rule making process using the 2020-00116 tracking number.