Coal Mining (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Coal Mining (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Soil Conservation Division, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


These sections describe procedures for coal exploration and extraction, as well as permitting requirements relating to surface and underground coal mining. These sections also address land conservation and reclamation procedures following mining. All applications for coal mining operations must address the probable on- and off-site hydrologic consequences of the mining and reclamation operations.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Todd Coffelt
Department Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Division Mines and Minerals Bureau

Phone 515-281-6147


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 207

Authority 2: Iowa Rules 27.40