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This service presents location, status, and other information regarding mining operations regulated under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) in California.... MAP; HTML ArcGIS GeoServices REST API GeoJSON CSV OGC WFS KML ZIP CGS Mineral Hazards: Indoor Radon Potential Zones ...

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Bill Text - AB-442 Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of ...

(1) The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 prohibits a person, with exceptions, from conducting surface mining operations unless, among other things, a permit is obtained from, a specified reclamation plan is submitted to and approved by, and financial assurances for reclamation have been approved by the lead agency for the operation of the surface mining …

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SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT AND …

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 Policy and Regulation | NPS | Alameda County

The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) (Public Resources Code, Sections 2710-2796) provide a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with the regulation of surface mining operations to ensure that adverse environmental impacts are minimized and mined lands are reclaimed to a usable condition.

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Bill Text - AB-2246 Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of ...

Feb 13, 2020· (1) The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 prohibits a person, with exceptions, from conducting surface mining operations unless, among other things, a permit is obtained from, a specified reclamation plan is submitted to and approved by, and financial assurances for reclamation have been approved by the lead agency for the operation of the …

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SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

cited as the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975. § 2711. (a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares 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

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Implementation of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act ...

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 we're just starting to see, really, the fruits of whatever

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5.12.1.1 Mineral Resources

As required by the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA), CGS defines several geographic areas that collectively cover a single mineral classification study area as Production-Consumption Regions (P-C Regions). The CGS identifies Mineral Resource Zones (MRZs) for each P-C

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Statutes and Regulations

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 comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy to assure that adverse environmental …

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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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NORTH COAST DISTRICT OFFICE MAILING ADDRESS: E …

surface mining and reclamation ordinance to bring it into compliance with the state Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) as required by the state Mining and Geology Board. Summary of Staff Recommendation: The majority of the proposed changes to the surface mining and reclamation ordinance in the

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EZOP Planning Checklist INTERIM MANAGEMENT PLAN ...

California's Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) requires that within 90 days of a surface mining operation becoming idle, the operator shall submit an Interim Management Plan (IMP) to the County for review and approval. The principles of an IMP are as follows: 1.

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Surface Mining and Reclamation - County of San Bernardino

California's Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 [pdf] ("SMARA", Public Resources Code Section 2710 et seq. and California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Section 3500 et seq.) requires that every surface mining operation subject to SMARA have an approved permit, reclamation plan and adequate ...

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act

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 minimized and mined lands are reclaimed to a usable condition.

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FINANCIAL ASSURANCE GUIDELINES

Sections 2770 and 2773.1 of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code Section 2710 et seq.) require surface mining operators to obtain lead agency (city, county, or State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB)) approved financial assurances for reclamation. SMARA was amended in 1992 by the enactment of

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Surface Mining & Reclamation Act - Tehama County

SMARA . 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 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 …

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3.7 Mineral Resources - Placer County, California

California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 The principal legislation addressing mineral resources in California is the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) (Public Resources Code Sections 2710–2719), which was enacted in response to land use conflicts between urban growth and essential mineral production. The

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) Program

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 …

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. STATE OF CALIFORNIA-THE RESOURCES AGENCY ' · …

automatically incorporate by reference future changes of the State Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) of 1975 and its regulations into the County's General Plan/LCP without certification of an LCP amendment by the Commission as required by Section 30514(a) of the Coastal Act. The suggested

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Action Item 11663 - Reintroduction of Ordinance 555.20 ...

The State of California enacted the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act ("SMARA") in 1975 to address the need for a continuing supply of mineral resources, to prevent or minimize the negative impacts of surface mining and to ensure mined …

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Chapter 17.102 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

Chapter 17.102 SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION 17.102.010 Incorporation of SMARA and State Regulations. The provisions of the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (P.R.C. Sec. 2710 et seq.), P.R.C. Section 2207, and Title 14, Division 8, Section 3500 et seq. of the California Code of Regulations implementing the Act, hereinafter referred to as the …

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California Department of Conservation

Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 2710) of Division 2 of the Public Resources Code), unless the operation is identified in the list published pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 2717 of the Public Resources Code.

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COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE

for mineral extraction and processing facilities based on the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) of 1975 classification. Site is classified by the State Geologist as Mineral Resource Zone-2 (MRZ-2) which is an area where adequate information indicates that

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Law section - California

CHAPTER 9. Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 [2710 - 2796.5] ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1131. )

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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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STATE OF CAUFORNIA -THE RESOURCES AGENCY …

County's surface mining and reclamation ordinance to bring it into compliance with the state Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) as required by the state Mining and Geology Board. (See Exhibit 1 for the complete text of the Zoning Regulations amendment as proposed by the County.

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RECLAMATION PLAN MODIFICATION

the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) was passed in 1975. This Act required all miners, including those with vested rights, to prepare "Reclamation Plans" intended to ensure that the property, once mining had concluded, is restored to a useful alternative purpose. Inland Valley Materials original reclamation plan, RP 78-

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) - Planning and ...

Surface Mining Regulations. County of Santa Clara Planning and Development Department is the lead agency for the Surface Mine and Reclamation Act for all quarries located within the unincorporated portion of Santa Clara County. Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of …

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SMARA | Imperial County Planning & 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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4.17 Mineral Resources

Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 The SMARA (California Public Resources Code, Chapter 9, Division 2, Section 2710 et seq.) requires the State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) to adopt state policies for the reclamation

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North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

state Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA) in regards to Reclamation Plan approval or amendment. Reclamation Plan approvals or amendments are authorized by the lead agency, in this circumstance the lead agency is the County of Sonoma." Response 1: The language in condition 13.12 of Section 13 of the Draft Order has been revised and

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Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) | Inyo County ...

Under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 ("SMARA", Public Resources Code, Section 2710 et seq.), counties and incorporated cities were given the responsibility (lead agency status) to issue a Mining Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and/or approve a Reclamation Plan for surface mining operations within their jurisdictions.

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