Regulation of surface mining on Indian lands
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Regulation of surface mining on Indian lands oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, March 19, 1984. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Indians of North America -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

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Paginationiii, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17665751M

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  The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.. SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the Department of the Interior, to . Structure of Minerals and Mining Sector Role of Mining Sector in Indian Economy Legislative Framework for Mining Sector Initiatives/New Development for Mining Sector Mineral Administration Mineral Regulation Taxation and Royalties File Size: 1MB. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.. SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for coal mine reclamation of abandoned mine lands. SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the U.S. Department of the. , concerning 2urface exploration, mining, and reclamation of public lands (43 CFR 23) and Indian lands (25 CFR ).._ GAO's review was limited to the administration of the regulations for coal resources. GAO also considered whether , __.

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be used for reclamation of Headquarters: Department of the Interior - South . A substantial amount of mining in the US occurs on federal lands where the federal Government owns both the surface and mineral estates. Federal law primarily governs mineral ownership, operations, and environmental compliance, with state and local Governments having concurrent or independent authority over certain aspects of federal land.   In the northern territories sub-surface lands include hard-rock minerals, precious gems and coal. The rights to these materials are administered through the Nunavut Mining Regulation, the Northwest Territories Mining Regulations and the Territorial Coal Regulations. There is a distinction between sub-surface minerals and surface mineral. Surface Exploration, Mining, and Reclamation of Lands 25 CFR ; Oil and Gas, Geothermal, and Solid Minerals Agreements 25 CFR Part Ti entitled Indians has many key regulations such as, Allotment of Indian Lands: 25 U.S.C. Ti Ch. 9, Sec. to ;.