surface mining and reclamation act of 1975 smara

Jun 06, 2009 The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Pub. Resources Code, 2710 et seq. SMARA ) includes provisions applicable to idle mines. These provisions, never a centerpiece of SMARA practice or compliance, have gained new attention from local lead agencies and operators as some mines scale back activity in response to current economic ...

  • White Paper The Idle Mine Issue Mining

    White Paper The Idle Mine Issue Mining

    Jun 06, 2009 The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Pub. Resources Code, 2710 et seq. SMARA ) includes provisions applicable to idle mines. These provisions, never a centerpiece of SMARA practice or compliance, have gained new attention from local lead agencies and operators as some mines scale back activity in response to current economic ...

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  • Surface Mining and Reclamation Act SMARA WRA Inc

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act SMARA WRA Inc

    Dec 03, 2015 Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) From initial project planning and due diligence to final site reclamation, WRA can assist you with the full spectrum of environmental compliance per regulatory and SMARA requirements. WRAs expertise in environmental policy and compliance makes us ideally suited to assist quarry and mine operators ...

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  • Position Duty Statement Form

    Position Duty Statement Form

    administration of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA). The incumbent will perform activities associated with the regulatory oversight of surface mining operations both independently as well as in a team environment. The incumbent is expected to review, amongst other documents, reclamation plans

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  • View Document California Code of Regulations

    View Document California Code of Regulations

    For purposes of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 and regulations adopted pursuant thereto, a substantial deviation shall be defined as a change or expansion to a surface mining operation that substantially affects the completion of the previously approved reclamation plan, or that changes the end use of the approved plan to the ...

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  • 411 Mineral Resources

    411 Mineral Resources

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 SMARA was enacted to address the need for a continuing supply of mineral resources, and to prevent or minimize the negative impacts of surface mining to public health, property and the environment. The OMR and SMGB are jointly charged with ensuring the proper administration of SMARA requirements.

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  • MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    Reclamation Act of 1975 ,SMARA). The provisions of SMARA are made part of the Development CodeCounty by reference with the same force and effect as if the provisions were specifically and fully contained in the Development Code except that when the

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  • Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) SMARA Statutes and R egulations (PDF) Ongoing Rulemaking Under this Act, Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. and its regulations at 14 California Code of Regulations Section 3500 et seq., the Board provides a

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  • California Reclamation Bond Surety One Inc

    California Reclamation Bond Surety One Inc

    Apr 27, 2013 A California reclamation bond is a type of financial assurance required by the California Department of Conservation, Office of Mine Reclamation under the SMARA. SMARA is an acronym for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975. SMARA was enacted by the California Legislature in part to address to prevent or minimize the negative impacts of surface mining to public health ...

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  • SMARA Imperial County Planning amp Development Services

    SMARA Imperial County Planning amp Development Services

    SMARA is an acronym for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975. SMARA was enacted by the California Legislature to address the need for a continuing supply of mineral resources, and to prevent or minimize the negative impacts of surface mining to public health, property and the environment.

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  • SURFACE MINING amp RECLAMATION ACT SMARA

    SURFACE MINING amp RECLAMATION ACT SMARA

    SURFACE MINING amp RECLAMATION ACT (SMARA) by. Jim Pompy. Office of Mine Reclamation. SMARA INTENT It is the intent of the Legislature to create and maintain an effective and comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with regulation of

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  • State Mining and Reclamation Act SMARA

    State Mining and Reclamation Act SMARA

    State Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Adopted in 1975 and amended in 1991 to require all mines obtain an approved reclamation plan. Numerous modifications and clarifications have been made to SMARA and mining law, in general, via additions to the California Code of Regulations (CCR) and the Public Resources Code (PRC).

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  • SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

    SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

    SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS Revised January 2000 Special Publication 51, California Surface Mining and Reclamation Policies and Procedures (Third Revision) which has been prepared by the State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) in cooperation with the Office of Mine Reclamation and the California Geological Survey.

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  • Regulation Of Surface Water Discharges From

    Regulation Of Surface Water Discharges From

    California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), each adopted in 1975. SMARA refers to these mines as Historic Abandoned Mines. Prior to this time period, reclamation of mines, including addressing water quality issues, was very limited if it occurred at all. A recent mining operation that was properly permitted

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  • White Paper The Idle Mine Issue Mining

    White Paper The Idle Mine Issue Mining

    Jun 06, 2009 The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Pub. Resources Code, 2710 et seq. SMARA ) includes provisions applicable to idle mines. These provisions, never a centerpiece of SMARA practice or compliance, have gained new attention from local lead agencies and operators as some mines scale back activity in response to current economic ...

    read more
  • Chapter 856 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

    Chapter 856 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

    SMARA means the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 and subsequent amendments, Public Resources Code Section 2710 et seq. Staff means the staff of the community development department. State Board means the State Mining and Geology Board in the Department of Conservation, State of California.

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  • SMARA Sespe Consulting

    SMARA Sespe Consulting

    SMARA Surface Mining and Reclamation Act Sespe staff has many years of experience working for the mining and construction materials industries. With experience working for multinational companies as well as local family-owned facilities, Sespe has developed an extensive understanding of the processes and equipment used at mining and construction materials facilities, as well as their

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  • MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    Reclamation Act of 1975 ,SMARA). The provisions of SMARA are made part of the Development CodeCounty by reference with the same force and effect as if the provisions were specifically and fully contained in the Development Code except that when the

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  • Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) SMARA Statutes and R egulations (PDF) Ongoing Rulemaking Under this Act, Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. and its regulations at 14 California Code of Regulations Section 3500 et seq., the Board provides a

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  • PEOPLE DEPT OF CONSERVATION v California Mining

    PEOPLE DEPT OF CONSERVATION v California Mining

    Aug 08, 2005 SMARA, enacted in 1975 (Stats.1975, ch. 1131, 11, p. 2793), requires that California surface miners provide reclamation plans for their mining operations and financial assurances to implement those plans. ( 2770, subd. (a).)

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  • SMARA Archives Remy Moose Manley

    SMARA Archives Remy Moose Manley

    In a partially published opinion, the Fifth District Court of Appeal clarified an issue regarding appeals under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) and upheld the countys choice of mitigation for loss of farmland. Friends of the Kings River v. County of

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  • Surface Mining Sutter County CA

    Surface Mining Sutter County CA

    Surface Mining. Planning Services acts as the lead agency for administering the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) which provides regulation for extracting and reclamation of mineral resources within the County. This includes oversight of existing mining operations, permitting of new mines and reclamation of mine sites.

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  • Initial Study Summary Environmental Checklist

    Initial Study Summary Environmental Checklist

    In 1980, the County certified the Quarry as vested, and approved the current Reclamation Plan as required by the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, or the Act). Current mining activities cover an area of about 19.0 acres (Figure 2). Regulatory Setting and Vested Rights.

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  • SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

    SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

    SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS Revised January 2000 Special Publication 51, California Surface Mining and Reclamation Policies and Procedures (Third Revision) which has been prepared by the State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) in cooperation with the Office of Mine Reclamation and the California Geological Survey.

    read more
  • Regulation Of Surface Water Discharges From

    Regulation Of Surface Water Discharges From

    California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), each adopted in 1975. SMARA refers to these mines as Historic Abandoned Mines. Prior to this time period, reclamation of mines, including addressing water quality issues, was very limited if it occurred at all. A recent mining operation that was properly permitted

    read more
  • Chapter 2 State Requirements Caltrans

    Chapter 2 State Requirements Caltrans

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Purpose The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) was enacted in 1975 to provide a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy to regulate surface mining operations and ensure adverse environmental effects are minimized and mined lands are reclaimed to a usable condition. The SMARA also ...

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  • X Mineral Resources

    X Mineral Resources

    The primary state law concerning conservation and development of mineral resources is the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) of 1975, as amended. SMARA is found in the California Public Resources Code (PRC), Division 2, Chapter 9, Sections 2710, et. seq. SMARA was enacted in 1975 to limit new development in areas with ...

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  • Implementation of the Surface Mining and

    Implementation of the Surface Mining and

    SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT (SMARA) REGULATION OF MINING OPERATIONS IN CALIFORNIA November 17, 1989 State Capitol, Room 127 Sacramento, California 0365-A . ... have taken place subsequent to the passage of the act in 1975. So

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  • 411 MINERAL RESOURCES

    411 MINERAL RESOURCES

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA), as codified in the California Public Resources Code (Section 2710 et seq.), provides a comprehensive surface mining andreclamation policy for the regulation of surface mining operations to ensure that adverse environmental impacts are minimized and

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  • Chapter 856 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

    Chapter 856 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

    SMARA means the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 and subsequent amendments, Public Resources Code Section 2710 et seq. Staff means the staff of the community development department. State Board means the State Mining and Geology Board in the Department of Conservation, State of California.

    read more
  • MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA), California Public Resource Code, Division 2, Chapter 9 Section 2710 et, seq. The intent of the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act is to create and maintain an effective and comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with regulation of surface mining operations.

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  • Memorandum of Understanding

    Memorandum of Understanding

    The OMR administers the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA Public Res. Code, Division 2, Chapter 9, 2710 et seq.) Within OMR, the Abandoned Mine . Lands Program (AMLP) helps public agencies remediate legacy abandoned mine . features that pose a significant public safety or environmental contamination risk.

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  • Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Germany Mining Laws And Regulations Handbook

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) SMARA Statutes and R egulations (PDF) Ongoing Rulemaking Under this Act, Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. and its regulations at 14 California Code of Regulations Section 3500 et seq., the Board provides a

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  • 410 Mineral Resources SoCalGas

    410 Mineral Resources SoCalGas

    classifies the regional significance of mineral resources in accordance with the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) of 1975 and assists the CGS in the designation of lands containing significant aggregate resources. Mineral Resource Zones (MRZs) have been designated to indicate the significance of mineral deposits.

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  • Surface Mining Sutter County CA

    Surface Mining Sutter County CA

    Surface Mining. Planning Services acts as the lead agency for administering the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) which provides regulation for extracting and reclamation of mineral resources within the County. This includes oversight of existing mining operations, permitting of new mines and reclamation of mine sites.

    read more
  • Initial Study Summary Environmental Checklist

    Initial Study Summary Environmental Checklist

    In 1980, the County certified the Quarry as vested, and approved the current Reclamation Plan as required by the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, or the Act). Current mining activities cover an area of about 19.0 acres (Figure 2). Regulatory Setting and Vested Rights.

    read more
  • 510 MINERAL RESOURCES

    510 MINERAL RESOURCES

    Surface Mining and Reclamation Act The regulatory setting regarding mineral resources consists of the California Geological Survey Mineral Resources Project , as auth orized under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA ) (California Public Resources Code Sections 2710 et seq. ), including designation of Mineral Resource Zones.

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