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§ 30.102. Owners backfilling and restoring

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 52 P.S. Mines and Mining

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 52 P.S. Mines and Mining (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Surface Mine Land Acquisition and Reclamation Law
52 P.S. § 30.102
§ 30.102. Owners backfilling and restoring
Prior to acquiring any land affected by unreclaimed surface mines, the Secretary of Environmental Resources shall extend to the owners thereof an opportunity to backfill, plant and do other acts of restoration thereon to the same extent and within the same time limits as prescribed by the act of May 31, 1945 (P.L. 1198, No. 418),1 known as the “Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act,” and if the owners agree to do so and, weather permitting, start such restoration within a period of thirty days, the land shall not be acquired by the Commonwealth.

Credits

1965, July 19, P.L. 216, No. 117, § 2. Amended 1980, Dec. 12, P.L. 1171, No. 215, § 2, effective in 60 days.

Footnotes

52 P.S. § 1396.1 et seq.
52 P.S. § 30.102, PA ST 52 P.S. § 30.102
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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