Proposed changes to AML Rules and Regulations

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Proposed changes to AML Rules and Regulations

Through the authority vested in the Governor by the Environmental Quality Act, Wyoming Statute (W.S.) § 35-11-1207(a) and § 35-11-1302(b), the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program has received approval to proceed with rulemaking and proposes to revise the following chapters of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program: Chapter 1, Authorities, Definitions, and General Provisions; and Chapter 7, Mine Subsidence Insurance Program. The proposed revisions incorporate by reference the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information, Director’s Office, Chapter 2, Uniform Procedures, Fees, Costs, and Charges for Inspection, Copying, and Producing Public Records, as required by W.S. 16-3-103(j)(ii). The proposed revisions meet minimum substantive state statutory requirements in accordance with W.S. § 16-3-103(a)(i)(G). The Department has evaluated the proposed revisions in accordance with W.S. § 9-5-304, and interested persons may inspect a copy of that evaluation and the proposed rule package at the following address: Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program, 200 W 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Electronic copies are available at http://deq.wyoming.gov/aml/resources/proposed-rules-and-regulations-4/ .  Questions and requests for copies of the proposed rules may be directed to Alan Edwards, Abandoned Mine Lands Administrator, at (307) 777-7062 (phone) or alan.edwards@wyo.gov (email).

Comments on the proposed revisions may be submitted beginning April 2, 2018 and ending at 5:00 p.m. (MST) on May 21, 2018. Written comments should be sent to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W 17th St, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002 or faxed to (307) 635-1784. Electronic comments may only be submitted through and accepted by the WDEQ comment portal provided at http://aml.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/