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Texas Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act (Texas)
DSIRE/LstUpdt August 21, 2014  +
EZFeed/Relevant Yes  +
Incentive/Active true  +
Incentive/AddlPlaceSelector State-Level  +
Incentive/AddlPlaceStateLevel Texas  +
Incentive/ApplDsc Commercial  + , Construction  + , Fed. Government  + , Industrial  + , Investor-Owned Utility  + , Local Government  + , Municipal/Public Utility  + , Rural Electric Cooperative  + , Tribal Government  + , Utility  +
Incentive/AuthCode Tex. Nat. Res. Code 134  +
Incentive/AuthLink  +
Incentive/ContAddr 1701 N. Congress  +
Incentive/ContAddr2 P.O. Box 12967  +
Incentive/ContDept Railroad Commission of Texas  +
Incentive/ContPlace Austin, Texas  +
Incentive/ContWebsite  +
Incentive/ContZip 78711-2967  +
Incentive/DsireLstSubModSummaryUpdt August 21, 2014  +
Incentive/ImplSector State/Province  +
Incentive/Name Texas Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act (Texas)  +
Incentive/PolicyType Other Policy  +
Incentive/ProgAdmin Railroad Commission of Texas  +
Incentive/Summary The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates …
The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates all surface mining activities for the extraction of coal. The Commission acts with the authority of the Texas Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act, which establishes that the state of Texas has exclusive jurisdiction over the regulation of surface coal mining and reclamation operations in the state, in accordance with the federal Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act. The Act establishes that the extraction of coal by responsible mining operations is an essential and beneficial economic activity, provides for the reclamation of land used for mining operations, seeks to strike a balance between environmental protection and agricultural productivity and the state's need for coal as an essential source of energy, provides for the rights of surface landowners, and aims to assure that surface coal mining operations are conducted in a manner that will prevent the unreasonable degradation of land and water resources.
e degradation of land and water resources.  +
Incentive/TechDsc Coal with CCS +
Incentive/Type Environmental Regulations + , Siting and Permitting +
Incentive/UserSource  +
Incentive/Website  +
OpenEI/PageDescription Texas Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act (Texas): energy incentive program.  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Energy Incentives  + , Texas  + , Environmental Regulations  + , Siting and Permitting  + , Railroad Commission of Texas  +
Place Texas: Energy Resources +
Categories Incentive with Contacts , Incentive with Authorities , EZFeed Policies
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04:35:23, 13 February 2015  +
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