Summary: H.R.1376 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/13/1989)

Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to reduce from 250 to 25 tons the maximum number of tons of coal that may be removed without specific regulatory approval.

Establishes criminal penalties (including fines, imprisonment, and forfeiture) for surface coal mining operations conducted without a permit.