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§ 681.1. Purpose of act

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 9. Anthracite Strip Mining and Conservation Act
52 P.S. § 681.1
§ 681.1. Purpose of act
This act is an exercise of the police power to provide for the improvement and conservation of lands affected by the mining of anthracite coal by the open pit or strip mining method; to prevent the combustion of such coal and the pollution of rivers and streams and improve the use and enjoyment of such lands; to preserve the value of such lands for taxation to decrease and prevent soil erosion and aid in the protection of game and wild life; and generally to provide for the public safety, health and general welfare.


1947, June 27, P.L. 1095, § 1.
52 P.S. § 681.1, PA ST 52 P.S. § 681.1
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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