Laws for Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Lands
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management administers Ohio's Abandoned Mine Lands Program. Ohio Revised Code Chapter 1513 contains the laws related to coal mining and reclamation, including the reclamation of abandoned mine lands (AML), in Ohio. Many of the sections of law from 1513.18 to 1513.372 are specific to the AML Program.
Refer to Related Laws and Forms to the right of this page:
- ORC 1513.30 Mining regulation and safety fund; selection of project areas
- ORC 1513.33 Grant constitutes loan by state to community improvement or nonprofit corporation
- ORC 1513.37 Abandoned mine reclamation fund