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Code of Federal Regulations Outline-Natural Resources

National Environmental Policy Act

Council on Environmental Quality: National Environmental Policy Act--Implementation of Procedural Provisions (40 CFR 1500-1508)

Purpose, Policy and Mandate
40 CFR 1500 (2012)

NEPA and Agency Planning
40 CFR 1501 (2012)

Environmental Impact Statement
40 CFR 1502 (2012)

Commenting
40 CFR 1503 (2012)

Predecision Referrals to the Council of Proposed Federal Actions Determined to Be Environmentally Unsatisfactory
40 CFR 1504 (2012)

NEPA and Agency Decisionmaking
40 CFR 1505 (2012)

Other Requirements of NEPA
40 CFR 1506 (2012)

Agency Compliance
40 CFR 1507 (2012)

Terminology
40 CFR 1508 (2012)

Federal Agency Regulations Implementing NEPA (click to view)

Surface Mining

OSM: General (30 CFR 700-707)

General
30 CFR 700 (2012)

Permanent SMCRA Regulatory Program
30 CFR 701 (2012)

Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to the Extraction of Other Minerals
30 CFR 702 (2012)

Restriction on Financial Interests of State Employees
30 CFR 705 (2012)

Restriction on Financial Interests of Federal Employees
30 CFR 706 (2012)

Exemption for Coal Extraction Incident to Government-Financed Highway or Other Construction
30 CFR 707 (2012)

OSM: Initial SMCRA Program Regulations
(30 CFR 710-725)

Initial Regulatory Program
30 CFR 710 (2012)

General Performance Standards
30 CFR 715 (2012)

Special Performance Standards
30 CFR 716 (2012)

Underground Mining General Performance Standards
30 CFR 717 (2012)

Federal Inspections
30 CFR 721 (2012)

Enforcement Procedures
30 CFR 722 (2012)

Civil Penalties
30 CFR 723 (2012)

Individual Civil Penalties
30 CFR 724 (2012)

Reimbursements to States
30 CFR 725 (2012)

OSM: Permanent SMCRA Regulatory Programs for Non-Federal and Non-Indian Lands
(30 CFR 730-736)

General Requirements
30 CFR 730 (2012)

Submission of State Programs
30 CFR 731 (2012)

Procedures and Criteria for Approval or Disapproval of State Program Submissions
30 CFR 732 (2012)

Maintenance of State Programs and Procedures for Substituting Federal Enforcement of State Programs and Withdrawing Approval of State Programs
30 CFR 733 (2012)

Grants for Program Development and Administration and Enforcement
30 CFR 735 (2012)

Federal Program for a State
30 CFR 736 (2012)

OSM: Federal Lands Program (30 CFR 740-746)

General Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal Lands
30 CFR 740 (2012)

State-Federal Cooperative Agreements
30 CFR 745 (2012)

Review and Approval of Mining Plans
30 CFR 746 (2004)

OSM: Indian Lands Program (30 CFR 750-756)

Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Indian Lands
30 CFR 750 (2012)

Tribal-Federal Intergovernmental Agreements
30 CFR 755 (2012)

Indian Tribe Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Programs
30 CFR 756 (2012)

OSM: Areas Unsuitable for Mining (30 CFR 761-769)

Areas Designated by Act of Congress
30 CFR 761 (2012)

Criteria for Designating Areas as Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations
30 CFR 762 (2012)

State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations
30 CFR 764 (2012)

Petition Process for Designation of Federal Lands as Unsuitable for All or Certain Types of Surface Coal Mining Operations and for Termination of Previous Designations
30 CFR 769 (2012)

OSM: Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations Permits and Coal Exploration Systems Under SMCRA Regulatory Programs (30 CFR 772-785)

Requirements for Coal Exploration
30 CFR 772 (2012)

Requirements for Permits and Permit Processing
30 CFR 773 (2012)

Revision; Renewal; and Transfer, Assignment, or Sale of Permit Rights
30 CFR 774 (2012)

Administrative and Judicial Review of Decisions
30 CFR 775 (2012)

General Content Requirements for Permit Applications
30 CFR 777 (2012)

Permit Applications

Minimum Requirements for Legal, Financial, Compliance, and Related Information
30 CFR 778 (2012)

Surface Mining Permit Applications

Minimum Requirements for Information on Environmental Resources
30 CFR 779 (2012)

Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan
30 CFR 780 (2012)

Underground Mining Permit Applications

Minimum Requirements for Information on Environmental Resources
30 CFR 783 (2012)

Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan
30 CFR 784 (2012)

Requirements for Permits for Special Categories of Mining
30 CFR 785 (2012)

OSM: Permanent Regulatory Program: Small Operator Assistance
30 CFR 795 (2012)

OSM: Bond and Insurance Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations Under SMCRA Regulatory Programs
30 CFR 800 (2012)

OSM: Permanent SMCRA Program Performance Standards
(30 CFR 810-828)

General Provisions
30 CFR 810 (2012)

Coal Exploration
30 CFR 815 (2012)

Surface Mining Activities
30 CFR 816 (2012)

Underground Mining Activities
30 CFR 817 (2012)

Auger Mining
30 CFR 819 (2012)

Anthracite Mines in Pennsylvania
30 CFR 820 (2012)

Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors
30 CFR 822 (2012)

Operations on Prime Farmland
30 CFR 823 (2012)

Mountaintop Removal
30 CFR 824 (2012)

Special Bituminous Coal Mines in Wyoming
30 CFR 825 (2012)

Coal Preparation Plants Not Located Within the Permit Area of a Mine
30 CFR 827 (2012)

In Situ Processing
30 CFR 828 (2012)

OSM: Permanent SMCRA Program Inspection and Enforcement Procedures
(30 CFR 840-846)

State Regulatory Authority
30 CFR 840 (2012)

Federal Inspections and Monitoring
30 CFR 842 (2012)

Federal Enforcement
30 CFR 843 (2012)

Civil Penalties
30 CFR 845 (2012)

Individual Civil Penalties
30 CFR 846 (2012)

OSM: Permanent SMCRA Program Requirements for Training, Examination, and Certification of Blasters
30 CFR 850 (2012)

OSM: Protection of Employees
30 CFR 865 (2012)

OSM: Abandoned Mine Reclamation (30 CFR 870-888)

Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund Fee Collection and Coal Production Reporting
30 CFR 870 (2012)

Abandoned Mine Reclamation Funds
30 CFR 872 (2012)

Future Reclamation Set-Aside Program
30 CFR 873 (2012)

General Reclamation Requirements
30 CFR 874 (2012)

Noncoal Reclamation
30 CFR 875 (2012)

Acid Mine Drainage Treatment and Abatement Program
30 CFR 876 (2012)

Rights of Entry
30 CFR 877 (2012)

Acquisition, Management, and Disposition of Lands and Water
30 CFR 879 (2012)

Mine Fire Control in Appalachia
30 CFR 880 (2012)

Subsidence and Strip Mine Rehabilitation in Appalachia
30 CFR 881 (2012)

Reclamation on Private Land
30 CFR 882 (2012)

State Reclamation Plans
30 CFR 884 (2012)

State & Tribal Reclamation Grants
30 CFR 886 (2012)

Subsidence Insurance Program Grants
30 CFR 887 (2012)

OSM: State Surface Mining Programs (30 CFR 900-955) (click to view)