§ 280.1 Description of rule/Delegation of authority
§ 280.2 Definitions used in this subpart

Terms Used In CFR > Title 15 > Subtitle B > Chapter II > Subchapter J > Part 280 > Subpart A

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Coal exploration: means the field gathering of:

    (a) surface or subsurface geologic, physical, or chemical data by mapping, trenching, drilling, geophysical, or other techniques necessary to determine the quality and quantity of overburden and coal of an area. See 30 CFR 701.5

  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Reclamation: means those actions taken to restore mined land as required by this chapter to a postmining land use approved by the regulatory authority. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • State program: means a program established by a State and approved by the Secretary pursuant to section 503 of the Act to regulate surface coal mining and reclamation operations on non-Indian and non-Federal lands within that State, according to the requirements of the Act and this chapter. See 30 CFR 701.5