SMARA Legislation: SB 854

2018-6-29 · On June 27, 2018, Governor Brown approved changes to the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (Pub. Resources Code § 2710, et seq ["SMARA"]) relating to how certain mine-related information is submitted, maintained, and made available to the public. The changes are part of the Brown administration''s ongoing effort to digitize state records ...

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PART 33 – SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

This Part supplements and should be reviewed in conjunction with the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Section 2710 et seq. of the Public Resources Code) hereinafter referred to as "SMARA," which contains additional information and requirements applicable to surface mining operation and reclamation.

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SMARA

Congress has tried to clean up the mining industry through passage of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1977 and the Superfund law in 1986 (requiring cleanup of toxic sites, including mines, after they have been abandoned), but enforcement of these laws has been spotty at best.

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OSMRE Laws, Regulations, and Guidance

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) P.L. 95-87, Enacted August 3, 1977 "An Act to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines, and for other purposes."

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Overview & Need for Surface Mining and Reclamation Act ...

2019-12-20 · •Changes to Surface Mining and Reclamation Act –AB 1142 (Gray) –SB 209 (Pavley) 2 . Catalyst for 2016 Mining Law Changes ... improving local SMARA implementation •Establishment of fee adjustments and penalties to cover program costs •Clarification on when exemptions to SMARA are

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Land Logistics SMARA Brochure Surface Mining Permit …

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT (SMARA) SERVICES SMARA is an acronym for theSurface Miningand ReclamationAct of 1975 (Public Re- sources Code [PRC] §2710 et seq.). SMARA was enacted by the State Legislature to address the need for a continuing supply of mineral resources, and to prevent or minimize

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Surface Mining Reclamation Act

2017-10-18 · The changes to the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) enacted in Assembly Bill 1142 (Gray) and Senate Bill 209 (Pavley) require conforming changes to the SMARA regulations and other regulatory actions. The State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) has been working on these regulations for the past

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Laws and Regulations

The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code, Sections 2710-2796) provides a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with the regulation of surface mining operations to assure that adverse environmental impacts are …

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act

SMARA - Surface Mining and Reclamation Act. Looking for abbreviations of SMARA? It is Surface Mining and Reclamation Act. Surface Mining and Reclamation Act listed as SMARA. Surface Mining and Reclamation Act - How is Surface Mining and Reclamation Act abbreviated?

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Program

The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code, Sections 2710-2796) provides a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with the regulation of surface mining operations to assure that adverse environmental impacts are …

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Archives | …

2013-10-23 · Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Final Rule Impacts to Mining Industry Featured in Fall Issue of Conveyor Magazine. December 3, 2015 March 22, 2017.

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Surface Mining & Reclamation Act (SMARA) Documents ...

2002-8-5 · Surface Mining & Reclamation Act (SMARA) Documents Policies, Reports & Recommendations. Amendment 3 - August 5, 2002 (PDF) Final Supplemental Program EIR for Gravel Extraction on the Lower Mad River (PDF 9MB) Humboldt County SMARA Ordinance No. 2117 (PDF)

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(PDF) Legal Analysis of the Surface Mining Control and ...

6 Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, Hearings on S. 7 Befor e the Subcomm. on Public Lands and Resources of the S. Comm. on Ener gy and Natural Resources, 95th Cong. 1-12

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Public Law 95-87

2012-8-3 · This is an unofficial compilation of P.L. 95-87, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), passed August 3, 1977. It includes all revisions to SMCRA through July 6, 2012.

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SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT AND …

2013-4-4 · OFFICE OF MINE RECLAMATION SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 As amended by: Senate Bill 1300, Nejedly - 1980 Statutes Assembly Bill 110, Areias - 1984 Statutes Senate Bill 593, Royce - 1985 Statutes Senate Bill 1261, Seymour - 1986 Statutes Assembly Bill 747, Sher - 1987 Statutes Assembly Bill 3551, Sher - 1990 Statutes

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MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN CONDITIONAL USE …

2018-5-16 · Section 3500 et seq. – the statutes and state regulations collectively known as the Surface Mining and are 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 ...

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Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 An ...

2020-1-20 · Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 An unofficial OSM compilation of P.L. 95-87 and all revisions through December 31, 1993. PREFACE This document contain s Public Law 95-87, the S urface Mining Control and Recl amation

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Mining (SMARA) | Sierra County, CA

Surface Mining. The Planning Department implements the local Surface Mining and Reclamation Act Program (SMARA). The department processes mining reclamation plans, inspects the mining operation, and enforces compliance with state regulations and local ordinances. You may also read Part 33 Surface Mining and Reclamation of the county ordinance ...

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A. GENERAL INFORMATION

2021-3-5 · The Division of Mine Reclamation (DMR) supports this mission by administering the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA). Mining in the creates jobs and produces valuable minerals that are used throughout the State for construction projects,roadways, and many products produced with these minerals.

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SURFACE MINE INSPECTION GUIDELINE

2017-11-16 · surface mine inspections, the requirements of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act, and the Reclamation Standards contained in the California Code of Regulations. This Guideline is intended for use by Department and Board staffs in carrying out their lead agency responsibilities under Public Resources Code (PRC) §2774(b) of the Surface ...

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Bill to reform Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SB 209 ...

2015-3-12 · Prior to the adoption of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) in 1975, mining in California, like all other states in the nation, was regulated by the federal 1872 Mining Act. Prior to the adoption of the California SMARA and its later amendments, there were no requirements that mines be reclaimed.

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) | WRA, Inc.

2015-12-3 · 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. WRA''s expertise in environmental policy and compliance makes us ideally suited to assist quarry and mine …

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40 years of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation …

2018-5-17 · Abstract The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) was enacted in 1977 and was the overriding federal regulation governing mining and reclamation of surface coal mines in the United States of America (USA). Many of the newest surface mines in the USA, at that time, were in the western portion of the nation. Wyoming surface coal mines

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A Vested Rights Determination Under SMARA Regarding ...

2006-12-20 · The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, held that a vested rights determination under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act ("SMARA") regarding surface mining operations in the diminishing asset context is subject to the procedural due process requirements for reasonable notice and …

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SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

2013-5-9 · SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 As amended by: Senate Bill 1300, Nejedly - 1980 Statutes Senate Bill 614, Craven et al - 1995 Statutes Assembly Bill 110, Areias - 1984 Statutes Assembly Bill 1373, Olberg - 1996 Statutes

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SURFACE MINING & RECLAMATION ACT (SMARA)

2017-4-17 · 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 surface mining operations so as to assure that: ...

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Implementation of the Surface Mining and Reclamation …

2020-10-13 · surface mining and reclamation act (smara) regulation of mining operations in california november 17, 1989 state capitol, room 127 sacramento, california 0365-a . interim hearing implementation of the surface mining and reclamation act (smara) ...

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SMARA

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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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Program

2021-8-21 · The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code Section 2710 et. seq.) declared that the extraction of minerals is essential to the continued economic well-being of the State and to the needs of the society, and that the reclamation of mined lands is necessary to prevent or minimize adverse effects on the environment and to protect the public health and safety ...

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 As amended by: Senate Bill 1300, Nejedly - 1980 Statutes Senate Bill 614, Craven et al - 1995 Statutes Assembly Bill 110, Areias - 1984 Statutes Assembly Bill 1373, Olberg - 1996 Statutes

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Compliance ...

The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) was enacted in 1975 by the California Legislature to address the State''s need for a continuous supply of mineral resources and to prevent or minimize the negative impacts of surface mining on public health, property, and …

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