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DOI/OSMRE RIN: 1029-AB74 Publication ID: Spring 1996 
Title: Coal Remining 
Abstract: These rules will enable permittee operations which encounter an unanticipated event resulting in a violation to obtain new permits. The authority for this would exist from October 24, 1992, through September 30, 2004. The rules will also shorten the period of liability for revegetation from 5 years to 2 in the east and midwest and from 10 years to 5 in the arid west for remining sites. The rules will ensure that remining sites do not lose their abandoned mine land eligibility. The rules are required to implement section 2503 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 701    30 CFR 773    30 CFR 785    30 CFR 816    30 CFR 817   
Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq   
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/02/1994  59 FR 28744   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/01/1994    
Final Action  11/27/1995  60 FR 58480   
Final Action Effective  12/27/1995  60 FR 58480   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Agency Contact:
Douglas I. Growitz
Hydrologist
Department of the Interior
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
1951 Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20240
Phone:202 208-2634
Email: dgrowitz@osmre.gov