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Permitting and Technical Section

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  • March 10, 2023 – Updated bond rate guidelines for calculating reclamation costs for coal and noncoal mining operations are posted in the Pennsylvania Bulletin [53 Pa.B. 1482] Saturday, March 11, 2023. Coal (new rates). Noncoal (no changes).

Mining-related Permitting and Technical Topics

This section of BMP is responsible for the following activities related to mining-related permitting and technical topics:

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