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§ 30.65a. Suspension of implementation of certain provisions

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 2. Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (Refs & Annos)
52 P.S. § 30.65a
§ 30.65a. Suspension of implementation of certain provisions
In order to maintain primary jurisdiction over surface coal mining in Pennsylvania, the department shall suspend implementation of any provision of this act found to be inconsistent with Federal law by the Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior under section 505 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-87, 30 U.S.C. § 1201 et seq.) or the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under section 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (62 Stat. 1155, 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq.). To maintain primary jurisdiction over coal mining operations the department shall develop a regulatory program and program amendments under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act that are consistent with the requirements of section 301(p) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the State remining regulations for surface mining activities.

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1968, Sept. 24, P.L. 1040, No. 318, § 15.1, added 1994, Dec. 7, P.L. 792, No. 114, § 6, effective in 60 days.
52 P.S. § 30.65a, PA ST 52 P.S. § 30.65a
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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