CCAGW Annual Ratings

Stream Protection Rule Disapproval – Passage


Passage of the joint resolution that would nullify an Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement rule that requires surface coal mining operations, to the extent possible, to avoid disturbing streams and land within 100 feet of the streams. The rule also includes provisions related to data collection and restoration and requires native trees and plants to be used to replant reclaimed mine sites.

Vote Number: 
House Vote 73
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Vote Results: 
Passed 228-194 : R 224-9; D 4-185