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Regulation of coal mining on Indian reservation lands

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

Regulation of coal mining on Indian reservation lands

hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on S. 2879 ... August 10, 1984, Washington, D.C.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of the Interior.,
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Economic conditions -- Law and legislation.,
    • Strip mining -- Law and legislation -- West (U.S.),
    • Reclamation of land -- Law and legislation -- West (U.S.)

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-1158
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26.5 .I4 1984l
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664454M
      LC Control Number85601916

        Relaxed regulations could also help convince Cloud Peak Energy to open its planned Big Metal mine on the Crow reservation. The firm paid .   On May 2, , the Harvard Crimson reported on a large gathering of Navajos, Pueblos and their allies who protested against the continued mining on Indian reservations Author: Arica L. Coleman.

      existing and new coal mining leases on Indian lands. On April 5, , proposed rulemaking governing mining on Indian lands was published in the FEDERAL REGISTER (42 FR ).The proposal was designed to revise 25 CFR Parts , , and , and to issue a new Part Proposed Subpart B of 25 CFR Part was intended to provide performance.   The Indian reservation system established tracts of land called reservations for Native Americans to live on as white settlers took over their land. The main goals of Indian reservations .

      §§ (), over a surface coal mining and reclamation operation or any increment thereof on Indian lands, pursuant to 30 CFR (d)(1), once the operator has, following the cessation of mining operations, completed reclamation and otherwise fully complied with the applicable requirements of the initial program regulations, 30 CFR.   Interior Sec Kleppe overturns series of leases of coal land on Crow Indian reservation, Mont, possibly blocking strip mining of billions of tons of coal for yrs; says leases violate dept rules.


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Regulation of coal mining on Indian reservation lands by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Regulation of coal mining on Indian reservation lands: hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on S. AugWashington, D.C. [United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian.

Prospecting Permit: means an authorization in accordance with 25 CFR Parts,or to conduct coal exploration activities upon Indian lands prior to BIA approval of a minerals agreement.

SMCRA: means the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (PL ), as amended. Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the nation’s surface, but by some estimates contain as much as a fifth of all U.S. oil and gas reserves, along with vast coal stockpiles.

On and after one hundred and thirty-five days from August 3,all surface coal mining operations on Indian lands shall comply with requirements at least as stringent as those imposed by subsections (b)(2), (b)(3), (b)(5), (b)(10), (b)(13), (b)(19), and (d) of section of this title and the Secretary shall incorporate the requirements of such provisions in all existing and new leases issued for coal on.

THE COAL MINES REGULATIONS, S.R.O dated the 24th October, – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 57 of the Mines Act, (35 of ) and in supersession of the Indian Coal Mines Regulations,the Central Government hereby makes the following Regulations, theFile Size: KB.

Structure of Minerals and Mining Sector Role of Mining Sector in Indian Economy Legislative Framework for Mining Sector Initiatives/New Development for Mining Sector Mineral Administration Mineral Regulation Taxation and Royalties File Size: 1MB.

Lighting the West, dividing a tribe. For almost half a century, America’s largest native reservation relied on coal: for jobs and economic vitality. Indiana Recreation Guide.

The Department of Natural Resources’ Indiana Recreation Guide is the source for information on state parks, reservoirs, state park inns, fish & wildlife areas, state forests and other DNR properties. Indiana Recreation Guide (12 mb PDF file) Indiana Fishing Guide.

Mining on federal lands, for example, is generally subject to multiple layers of concurrent federal, state, and local statutes and administrative regulations. Increasingly, the executive branch of the federal government has made use of Presidential Executive Orders to impact mining policy and procedure.

§ Indian lands (a) Study of regulation of surface mining; consultation with tribe; proposed legislation. The Secretary is directed to study the question of the regulation of surface mining on Indian lands which will achieve the purpose of this chapter and recognize the special jurisdictional status of these lands.

Any employee of a tribal regulatory authority shall not be eligible for a per capita distribution of any proceeds from coal mining operations conducted on Indian reservation lands under this chapter. (3) Sovereign immunity. These trusteeships have already slowed the development of energy resources on Indian land enough to cost the average reservation resident $12, in lost revenue annually, according to an academic economic analysis published in 20 percent of American Indian households on reservations made less than $5, annually incompared to six percent of the general U.S.

In the Department of the Interior estimated that Indian lands have the potential to produce billion barrels of oil, trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 53 billion tons of : Capital Flows. part - leasing of osage reservation lands for oil and gas mining (§§ - ) part - leasing of certain lands in wind river indian reservation, wyoming, for oil and gas mining (§§.

The Indiana Center for Coal Technology Research (CCTR) at Purdue University, and Indiana Workforce Development- Hoosiers by the Numbers estimates the State mining industry supports more than 2, jobs adding $+ million to the Indiana economy.

Recent history has seen Indiana dominated by surface mines, but more recently underground mines. Where is Coal. The Division of Reclamation offers two different views of Indiana coal mining activity – past and present. Current mining activity shows current coal mining activity only and offers a selection of mine site related information: permit boundaries, mining status, coal production, pre- and post-mining land use and more.; Abandoned mine land maps for the Indiana Coal Mine.

Indian reservations, Terry Anderson and Shawn Regan wrote in Louisiana State University’s Journal of Energy Law and Resources, “contain almost 30 percent of the nation’s coal. Reservations governed by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs are intended in part to keep Native American lands off the private real estate market, preventing sales to non-Indians.

Prior touranium mining on Indian lands was very much a fledgling industry, but by the Federal Trade Commission could report uranium leases on Indian lands as compared to four on. to all coal mining operations.

Final regulations governing coal mining on non-Indian lands were published in the FEDERAL REGISTER on Decem (42 FR ). These final rules are designed to implement the Act insofar as it requires the.

Fee - non trust individuals who could be Indian or non Indian who own lands on reservations; Lease Samples. Sample Oil & Gas Lease - Allotted Indian Lands; Indian Mineral Development Act (IMDA)- Specialized tribal lease under Indian Mineral Development Act of .Reservation lands are managed in trust by the government and nearly every aspect of Indian energy development is controlled by federal agencies.

A complex bureaucracy raises the cost of energy development on Indian lands, and new energy regulations are making it even more problematic for tribes to tap into their resources.

The Indian government wants more private sector coal mining, but obtaining land and permits to expand production are the greatest challenges, and these are not unique to CIL.