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Coal and mineral exploration

Exploration Authorities. Companies or individuals wishing to explore for coal or minerals in NSW must first obtain an authority under the Mining Act 1992. Exploration authorities include the following: These authorities are approved and regulated by NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Division of Resources and Geoscience.

Initial and later development plan guide for Coal mining ...

Resource map and section requirements: ... the impact of mining coal or oil shale or production of petroleum on the other, ... map or sufficiently detailed mine plan(s).Identify the type of activities to be undertaken including for example, mining method, seams to be mined.

Coal Mining in Indonesia

Sources: Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) & Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. During the 2000s commodities boom the coal mining industry was very lucrative as coal prices were comfortably high. Hence, many Indonesian companies and wealthy families decided to acquire coal mining concessions on Sumatra or Kalimantan in the late ...

GUIDELINES FOR THE INTEGRATED PLANNING AND …

The mine planning and design process for any new coal mining operation commences with the identification and analysis of specific market needs and requirements. These needs and requirements may be the result of increased export capacities, additional power station

4 Coal Mining and Processing | Coal: Research and ...

Although the United States has the vast coal resource described in the previous chapter, perhaps as much as 4 trillion tons, the key issue for policy makers is the amount of coal that is economically recoverable.This is not a fixed quantity, but depends on the geological resource, the market price, and the cost of mining. The particular characteristics of the coal mining industry create unique ...

Alberta Coal Mining Wastewater Guidelines

Alberta Coal Mining Wastewater Guidelines . March . 2014. Effective . March 29, 2014, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has taken over jurisdictional responsibility for water and the environment with respect to energy resource activities in Alberta from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource …

Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining & Utilization ...

Water resources are required at every stage of coal development, from mining to its final conversion to useful energy. Even with a high degree of recycling, 1 ton of coal equivalent, as coal-fuel delivered, requires 1-2 tons of water under conditions encountered in the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Some studies have ...

West ia Compensatory Mitigation Guidance under ...

 · April 16, 2008 . West ia Compensatory Mitigation Guidance under Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act for Coal Mining Activities. A Guidance Document for the Division of Mining …

Ironbark Coal Mine Project

Natural Resources and Mines, 2016 (v1.02) and addresses, the following: • relevant legislative requirements for development plans • minerals that the Applicants will have the right to mine • maps and figures of the resource and mining proposals • states inter-relationship between multiple resources e.g. coal and coal seam gas

Complying with your resource authority | Business Queensland

 · The ML (coal) holder is responsible for negotiating with the petroleum resource authority to develop a mutually beneficial joint development plan. The JDP must identify the holders under the plan, set out an overview of activities and location of activities proposed to be carried out in the overlapping area by the holders and supply other ...

Coal Mining and Local Environment: A Study in Talcher ...

 · Study of Hota and Behra 14 also suggested that there is need to reinvest some part of resource rents in regeneration of natural capital of the region, but the results of their study also show that rural s in the mining area experience both positive and negative outcomes from the coal mining activities.

Coal, Metallic and Mineral Resources | WA

Mining of coal and metallic minerals in Washington began in the mid to late 1800s. Coal production in Washington hit a high in 2003 with an estimated total production of 6,232,000 short tons, yet production ceased in 2006. Metals mining during the same general time period occurred on both sides of the Cascade divide, but was largely concentrated in the northeastern portion of

General Permit For Coal Mining, Processing, and Associated ...

5) New or expanded coal mining and/or processing operations that propose to discharge within five (5) miles upstream of any existing domestic water supply intake as listed in 401 KAR 10:026, Section 5 Table B; or 6) Coal mining and processing activities that Division of Water (DOW) has determined would be

Public Notification: Coal Mining Permits

Public Notification: Coal Mining Permits. The regulations governing the application, transfer, renewal, or revision of mining permits, 25 Pa. Code § 86.31 (Coal Mining: General), require that applicants and permit holders submit a notification to a newspaper of general circulation in the locality of the proposed or existing mining activities.These requirements are meant to provide proper ...

OSMRE Regulating Coal Mines

Title V of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Protecting the Environment. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) balances the need to protect the environment from the adverse effects of surface coal mining with the Nation''s need for coal as an essential energy source. It ensures that coal mining operations are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner and ...

Mining Laws And Regulations 2021

 · The Coal Authority, established under the Coal Industry Act 1994, is an executive, non-departmental public body whose responsibilities include, amongst others, the licensing of coal mining operations, the administering of coal mining subsidence damage claims, and bearing the liability for contaminated mine water caused by historic coal workings.

Mining & exploration | Department of Resources

Email: [email protected] . Coal Assessment Hub The Coal Assessment Hub and administers all coal mining permits. These include mining leases, mineral development licences, exploration permits and prospecting permits. Building E, 25 Yeppoon Road Parkhurst QLD 4702 PO Box 3679, Red Hill QLD 4701 Phone: (07) 4936 0169 Fax: (07) 4936 0375

Agency Information Collection Activities; General ...

 · The information is needed to assist the regulatory authority to determine the eligibility of an applicant to conduct coal mining on Federal lands. Title of Collection: General Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal Lands. OMB Control Number: 1029-0027. Form Number: None.

Vietnam coal resources & coal demand

 · Quang Ninh coal basin is the m ost important area for coal mining, where h as almost all currently coal mines and coal preparation plants. Quang Ninh basin is located in the northeast part of the country, it occupies an area of about 5900 km2 of which 2800 km2 …

ARTICLE 3. SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT. …

(u) "Surface mine", "surface-mining" or "surface-mining operations" means: (1) Activities conducted on the surface of lands for the removal of coal, or, subject to the requirements of section fourteen of this article, surface operations and surface impacts incident to an underground coal mine, including the drainage and discharge from the mine.

Coal | Land Quality

Coal. The LQD regulates the permitting of coal production in the state. The LQD''s regulations include issuing a variety of permits for coal mining activities, preparing cumulative hydrologic impact assessments (CHIA), and issuing annual reports on coal mining sites around the state.

Legislation, regulations and guidelines | Australia Minerals

EPBC approval may be required for certain actions or activities that affect Australia''s environment, for example when mining or exploration activities may impact on water resources. Taxation Those currently investing, or considering investing, in minerals and petroleum exploration and development in Australia, should be considering the taxation ...

Coal mining

Underground mining. In underground coal mining, the working environment is completely enclosed by the geologic medium, which consists of the coal seam and the overlying and underlying strata.Access to the coal seam is gained by suitable openings from the surface, and a network of roadways driven in the seam then facilitates the installation of service facilities for such essential activities ...

Coal Regulatory Program – Alaska Division of Mining, Land ...

Under ASCMCRA, the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources has exclusive jurisdiction over surface coal mining and reclamation operations in Alaska 1983, The State of Alaska enacted the Alaska Surface Coal Mining Control and Reclamation Act to assume jurisdiction over all coal mining activities occurring within the state.

Resource Requirements and Economics of the Coal-Mining ...

This report examines the natural resource requirements and economics of the resource eztractionprocess, taking coal-mining activities as an exam- ple. Coal was chosen for the study because it is receiving growing attention as the fossil energy resource with the largest potential to contribute to the world''s long-term energy supply.

3. MINING SYSTEM AND RESOURCE RECOVERY

facilities or activities are required as part of this proposal. The majority of underground coal producers in Australia use longwall extraction coal mining methods to achieve production requirements. The high cost of mining necessitates that coal mines produce in excess of 3.0 Mtpa or 15,000 tonne per man output to be competitive. Major

Coal mining

Coal mining - Coal mining - Prospecting and exploration: The fundamental objective of coal prospecting is to discover coal resources through a search. In areas where coal mining has not been previously practiced, the search process should result in obtaining coal samples that give reasonable evidence of the existence of a coal seam. Once a seam has been discovered, considerable further work is ...

ARTICLE 3. SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION …

(u) "Surface mine", "surface-mining" or "surface-mining operations" means: (1) Activities conducted on the surface of lands for the removal of coal, or, subject to the requirements of section fourteen of this article, surface operations and surface impacts incident to an underground coal mine, including the drainage and discharge from the mine.

COAL MINING FACILITIES

rule (62 FR 23834) to require coal mining facilities, along with other industry groups, to be included on the list of facilities subject to the EPCRA Section 313 reporting requirements. The new facilities are subject to annual reporting requirements beginning with activities occurring in the 1998 calendar year,

Mining and resources

The Mining SEPP aims to manage and sustainably develop these resources for the social and economic benefit of the community. Mining prohibitions. Amendments to the Mining SEPP commenced on 26 June 2020 to: prohibit open cut mining at the site of the proposed Rocky Hill Coal Project development application near Gloucester, Mid Coast LGA; and

Compliance Offset Protocol Mine Methane Capture Projects

AIR RESOURCES BOARD . ii ... controls, or supervises a coal or other mine or any independent contractor performing services or construction at such mine. For purposes of this protocol, the Mine Operator is the operating entity listed on the state well ... (28) "Mining Activities" means working an area or panel of coal or trona that

TITLE 38 LEGISLATIVE RULE DEPARTMENT OF …

surface-mining and reclamation activities. Affected area means, when used in the context of underground mining activities, all surface land and water resources affected during the term of the permit (1) by surface operations or facilities incident to underground mining activities or (2) by underground operations. The term also includes other ...