Strip Mine Law (Missouri)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Missouri

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

Program Administrator Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


This law authorizes the Land Reclamation Commission of the Department of Natural Resources to adopt and promulgate rules and regulations pertaining to strip mining of coal and reclamation, review all proposals, plans, and specifications for mining operations, and oversee land reclamation practices. Additional details, as well as permitting procedures, can be found in the text of the law.

Policy Contact

Department Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Division Land Reclamation Program
Address P.O. Box 176
Place Jefferson City, Missouri
Zip/Postal Code 65102
Phone 800-361-4827
Phone 2 573-751-4041

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

Authority 1: Mo. Rev. Stat. 444.500 through 444.755

Authority 2: Code of State Regulations 10-40