§ 207.1 Policy
§ 207.2 Definitions
§ 207.3 Mining license
§ 207.4 Mine site permit
§ 207.5 Public notice and hearing
§ 207.6 Blasting plan required
§ 207.7 Environmental protection performance standards
§ 207.8 Determining if land is unsuitable for mining
§ 207.9 Permit approval or denial
§ 207.10 Performance bond requirement
§ 207.11 Political subdivision engaged in mining
§ 207.12 Revision of permits
§ 207.13 Inspections and monitoring
§ 207.14 Enforcement
§ 207.15 Penalties
§ 207.16 Release of performance bonds or deposits
§ 207.17 Citizen suits
§ 207.18 Coal exploration permits
§ 207.19 Surface effects of underground coal mining operations
§ 207.20 Authority to enter into cooperative agreements
§ 207.21 Abandoned mine reclamation program
§ 207.22 Acquisition and reclamation of land
§ 207.23 Liens
§ 207.24 Water rights and replacement
§ 207.25 Additional duties and powers of the division
§ 207.26 Mining operations not subject to this chapter
§ 207.27 Experimental practices
§ 207.28 Employee protection
§ 207.29 Powers and authority of division

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 207

  • Administrator: means the administrator of the division or a designee. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Committee: means the state soil conservation and water quality committee established in section 161A. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • Division: means the division of soil conservation and water quality created within the department of agriculture and land stewardship pursuant to section 159. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Fund: means the abandoned mine reclamation fund established pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • Mine: means an underground mine operation or surface mine operation developed and operated for the purpose of extracting coal. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • Operator: means a person engaged in coal mining who removes or intends to remove more than fifty tons of coal from the earth by coal mining within twelve consecutive calendar months in one location. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • Permit: means a permit to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations issued by the division. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • Permit area: means the area of land indicated on the approved map submitted with the operator's application. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Prime farmland: means the same as prescribed by the United States department of agriculture pursuant to 7 C. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • road: include public bridges, and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" "common road" and "state road". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • seal: shall include an impression upon the paper alone, or upon wax, a wafer affixed to the paper, or an official stamp of a notarial officer as provided in chapter 9B. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Secretary: means the United States secretary of the interior or a designee. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • State program: means the procedures for regulating coal mining and reclamation operations established by this chapter. See Iowa Code 207.2
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1