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DOI/OSMRE RIN: 1029-AC68 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Dam Safety 

This rule would revise the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's impoundment regulations to incorporate appropriate elements of the Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety (FGDS), including requirements for emergency action plans and after-action reports. The rule would implement two December 2012 recommendations from the Office of the Inspector General. Rulemaking is required to revise the CFR.

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 816.49    30 CFR 817.49   
Legal Authority: 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Joshua Rockwell
Mining Engineer
Department of the Interior
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
1951 Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20240
Phone:202 208-2633