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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-2057


Coal Mining Reclamation Fee Amount for 2012

[41 Pa.B. 6449]
[Saturday, December 3, 2011]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces that the per-acre reclamation fee for surface coal mining activities will not be modified for calendar year 2012. Effective January 1, 2012, the reclamation fee will remain at its current rate of $0 per acre.

 This reclamation fee adjustment notice is required under 25 Pa. Code § 86.17 (relating to permit and reclamation fees). The reclamation fee for 2012 is based on fiscal year calculations prescribed under 25 Pa. Code § 86.17(e)(4). The supporting calculations were included in a report that was reviewed at the October 27, 2011, public meeting of the Department's Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board. The report is available online at


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-2057. Filed for public inspection December 2, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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