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EPA Smart Sectors: Mining

What is in this chart? This chart shows total air emissions, as reported annually to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) between 1998 and 2018, by establishments classified into NAICS 2121 (coal mining). Total air emissions for this sector decreased from 2.17 million pounds in 1998 to 4,000 pounds in 2018.

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Coal Mining - Requirement Sheets - ia

Advanced First Aid - WV Reciprocity. Surface Blaster - Division of Mineral Mining to Division of Mines Reciprocal Requirements. Automatic Elevator Operator. Surface Blaster - WV Reciprocity. Board of Coal Mining Examiners Instructor. Surface Electrical Repairman. Chief Electrician (Surface and Underground) Surface Electrical Repairman ...

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Training & Education | Mine Safety and Health ...

Training requirements are governed by sections of the federal code - 30 CFR Part 48 and Part 46.Part 48 covers all underground mining and surface mining of coal and some metals, like gold.

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Public Notification: Coal Mining Permits

Public Notification: Coal Mining Permits. The regulations governing the application, transfer, renewal, or revision of mining permits, 25 Pa. Code § 86.31 (Coal Mining: General), require that applicants and permit holders submit a notification to a newspaper of general circulation in the locality of the proposed or existing mining activities.These requirements are meant to provide proper ...

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Underground Coal Mines - US EPA

located at the mine for which methods are defined in the rule. Owners and operators are required to collect emission data; calculate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; and follow the specified procedures for quality assurance, missing data, recordkeeping, and reporting per the requirements of 40 CFR Part 98 Subpart FF – Underground Coal Mines.

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IA DEPARTMENT OF MINES, MINERALS & ENERGY …

05/01/2018 INTRODUCTION Article 3 of the Coal Mine Safety Laws of ia establishes requirements for certification of coal mineworkers. The certification requirements are included in section 45.1-161.24 through 45.1-161.41 in which the Board of Coal Mining Examiners is …

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Annual Coal Reports - U.S. Energy Information ...

Oct 05, 2020· The average number of employees at U.S. coal mines decreased by 779 from the 2018 level to 52,804 employees. U.S. coal mining productivity, as measured by average production per employee hour, decreased 4.7% from the 2018 level to 5.9 short tons per employee hour. U.S. coal consumption decreased 14.8% from the 2018 level to 586.5 MMst.

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PERMITTING HANDBOOK

Sep 25, 2018· The West ia Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act 22-3 and the West ia Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations 38CSR2 are available for you to read or print directly from the Internet. Additional laws and regulations associated to mining and reclamation can be referenced in the Important Links section of the Handbook.

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Reclamation of Coal Mining Operations: Select Issues and ...

Nov 17, 2020· reclamation of coal mining sites on federal, nonfederal, and tribal lands in the United States. In addition to the requirements in SMCRA, coal mining operations may be subject to additional state and federal laws, such as permitting under the Clean Water Act. All coal mining operations

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What Are the Qualifications to Be a Coal Miner? | Work ...

Aug 28, 2020· While certification rules may vary between states, the basic requirements typically are the same. For example, all coal miners must complete …

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Federal Register :: Agency Information Collection ...

Aug 21, 2018· Aug 21, 2018· In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection for bond and insurance requirements for surface coal mining and reclamation operations under regulatory programs.

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State Plans Coal-Mining Rules Changes – Oklahoma Energy Today

Jan 14, 2018· Jan 14, 2018· January 14, 2018 The Oklahoma Department of Mines plans a public hearing this week on proposed 2018 regulatory amendments focusing on training and safety requirements of underground coal mining. The hearing will be held Jan. 17 at two sites: at 2 p.m. at the ODM Offices, 2915 N. Classen Blvd in Oklahoma City and at 6 p.m. at the ODM office ...

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What Are the Qualifications to Be a Coal Miner? | Work ...

Aug 28, 2020· Working as a coal miner is a difficult and dangerous job. While safety standards continue to improve year on year, there were more than 400 fatalities between 2008 and 2018, according to Mining Technology magazine. Regardless of the inherent risks, many workers are still attracted to the profession because it can be quite lucrative.

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22 -1 3, 3a and 34, 12, 22 13(g), 22 23(i), and 22

2.7. 2.6 Act means the West ia Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act, W. Va. Code §22-3-1, et seq. 2.8.2.7 Active Surface Mining Operation means, for the purpose of permit renewal as provided in subsection 3.27 of this rule, an operation where a Phase I bond reduction has not been approved.

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Regulations | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

MSHA is responsible for enforcing the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) as amended by the MINER Act of 2006. The Mine Act gives the Secretary of Labor authority to develop, promulgate, and revise health or safety standards for the protection of …

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Mines Legislation (Resources Safety) Amendment Bill 2018 ...

The Mining Safety and Health Legislation (Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis and Other Matters) Amendment Regulation 2016 commenced on 1 January 2017 in response to the re-identification of CWP in the Queensland coal industry.

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Coal Mine Fatality - On February 6, 2018, a 52-year-old ...

contains minimum safety requirements. Additional support may be required when roof or rib fractures, or other abnormalities are detected. This is the first fatality reported in calendar year 2018 in the coal mining industry and it is classified as Fall of Face/Rib/Highwall. As of this date in 2017, there were two

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ARTICLE 3. SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION …

(u) "Surface mine", "surface-mining" or "surface-mining operations" means: (1) Activities conducted on the surface of lands for the removal of coal, or, subject to the requirements of section fourteen of this article, surface operations and surface impacts incident to an underground coal mine, including the drainage and discharge from the mine.

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Reclamation of Coal Mining Operations: Select Issues and ...

Nov 17, 2020· Nov 17, 2020· reclamation of coal mining sites on federal, nonfederal, and tribal lands in the United States. In addition to the requirements in SMCRA, coal mining operations may be subject to additional state and federal laws, such as permitting under the Clean Water Act. All coal mining …

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Federal Register :: Agency Information Collection ...

Oct 15, 2018· Oct 15, 2018· Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 740—General Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal Lands. OMB Control Number: 1029-0027. Abstract: Section 523 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 requires that a Federal lands program be established to govern surface coal mining and reclamation ...

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