California State Mining and Geology Board

The mission of the State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) is to provide professional expertise and guidance, and to represent the State's interest in the development, utilization, and conservation of mineral resources, the reclamation of mined lands, and the development and dissemination of geologic and seismic hazard information to protect the health and welfare of the people of California.

 

 

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Preliminary Review Maps of new Seismic Hazard Zones released by CGSOn October 4, 2018, the California Geological Survey (CGS) released Preliminary Review Maps of five new Seismic Hazard Zones located within the counties of Contra Costa and San Mateo. Please click/tap for further information.http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps.aspx2018-10-04T23:00:00Z
​​​​Rulemaking ​Package #4 (a), Financial Assurance Cost Estimate (FACE) AppealsThe SMGB will commence a formal 45-day public comment period for revisions to Article 7 of Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), pertaining to Financial Assurance Cost Estimate (FACE) appeals.http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-4%20%28a%29.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-4%20%28a%29.aspx2018-09-28T23:00:00Z
​​​​​​Rulemaking ​Package #3 - Inspections, Inspection Report Form, and NOCIThe SMGB will commence a formal 45-day public comment period for revisions to Article 1 of Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), pertaining to conduct of surface mine inspections. http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-3.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-3.aspx2018-09-28T23:00:00Z