By adding to the duties of a city or county acting as a lead agency under the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.
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The states, lead by Ohio and West Virginia, are challenging the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement’s stream protection rules set to take effect Thursday, arguing that the states, not the federal government, have “primacy” over coal mining regulations. Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector.
federal court on Tuesday, alleging that federal rules finalized in December aimed at minimizing harm to surface and groundwater from coal mining operations violated the states’ ability to regulate mining within their borders.Due to the demand in services, Ms Wirth said the agency was always in need of more government funding."We are only given a very limited amount of funds from the government and we have to allocate that per month," she said."I know every month we expend those funds for that month before we can get the next lot." Ms Wirth said circumstances varied as far as the need for short-term crisis housing went.The analysis shall evaluate all of the following:(1) The greenhouse gas emissions associated with the permit application specific to transporting the surface mining operation’s construction aggregates within the market area that the surface mining operation would or does serve based on the projected growth and demand for those aggregates in that market area.(3) The effect of approving, not renewing, or denying a surface mining operation permit on the state’s climate change-related goals and mandates adopted pursuant to the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Division 25.5 (commencing with Section 38500)) and this division.(d) The lead agency shall make publicly available the low-carbon infrastructure supply chain analysis provided pursuant to subdivision (b) when the lead agency issues its final decision regarding the permit.(1) The lead agency’s notification to the state board of an application for a new permit or to renew an existing permit to conduct a surface mining operation for construction aggregate operations pursuant to Section 2770 of the Public Resources Code.(2) The lead agency’s public disclosure of the low-carbon infrastructure supply chain analysis with the lead agency’s decision to grant or deny a new permit or to renew an existing permit to conduct a surface mining operation for construction aggregate operations.No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because a local agency or school district has the authority to levy service charges, fees, or assessments sufficient to pay for the program or level of service mandated by this act, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code.CASA manager Lorraine Wirth said the number of people seeking financial assistance had increased since 2015.