Montana Coal Mining Code (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Montana

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

Program Administrator Montana Department of Labor and Industry
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Department of Labor and Industry is authorized to adopt rules pertaining to safety standards for all coal mines in the state. The Code requires coal mine operators to make an accurate map or plan of each mine, which must be provided to the Department and updated on the basis of semiannual surveys. The Code lists other duties of the mine operator, including reporting of the amount of coal produced, providing and maintaining airways, and giving notice of certain occurrences, injuries, and fatalities. Part 4 of the Code lists rules for coal mine inspections, investigations, and compliance.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Diana Ferriter, Administrator
Department Montana Department of Labor and Industry
Division Employment Relations Division
Address P.O. Box 8011
Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59604
Phone (406) 444-6543


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

Authority 1: 50-73 MCA

Authority 2: ARM 24.30.1302