Public hearing on Stream Protection Rule

The U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has issued a draft Stream Protection Rule that is supposed to protect streams from the impacts of coal mining. This Lexington hearing (one of six around the country) will allow the public to comment on the proposed rule. Speakers will have up to two minutes each.

View the draft Stream Protection Rule HERE.

View an accompanying Draft Environmental Impact Statement HERE. This document evaluates the environmental issues associated with the proposed rule-making, including alternative regulatory approaches, and a Draft Regulatory Impact Assessment evaluating the economic impacts. The statement assesses the environmental issues associated with the proposed rule-making, including eight alternative regulatory approaches.

September 3, 2015 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Organizer: 
U.S. Office of Surface Mining
Contact Email: 
(202) 208-7941
Event Venue: 
Lexington Civic Center
Event Location: 
430 W Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507
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