West Virginia - HB 3029 - 2017

Relating generally to coal mining, coal mining safety and environmental protection; creating a special reclamation water trust fund; establishing additional duties for the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection; permitting coal operators to request that preblast surveys be limited to owners and occupants of man-made structures...

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Added On: 03-20-2017
Updated On: 08-02-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Rupert Phillips (House/Democratic)





Actions (4)

  • 03-14-2017 - To House Energy
  • 03-14-2017 - Introduced in House
  • 03-14-2017 - Filed for introduction
  • 03-14-2017 - To Energy then Judiciary

Sponsors (3)

News (1)

Special Report: Should Coal Country Roll Back State Laws and Rely on Feds? - Bloomberg BNA
Published by bna.com
Thu, 04 May 2017 14:59:38 GMT

Changes to coal mine inspection regulations in mining mainstays such as Kentucky and West Virginia are the latest in legislative pushes to roll back state mine inspections and yield to federal oversight. But, some ... It replaced a bill introduced ...