|List of Mine Operators Who Can Sell Mined Materials to Public Agencies (AB 3098 List)||Effective January 1, 2019, Assembly Bill 3257 clarifies the criteria the Division of Mine Reclamation must use for generating and maintaining a purchase-preference list which state and local governments must refer to when acquiring sand, gravel, aggregate and other mined materials from mining operations subject to the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975. The list, often referred as the “AB 3098 List,” now covers only newly permitted, active and idle mines. Please click the link above for more information on the criteria that must be met for list-eligible operations. ||https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr/publications/Documents/AB 3257 Memo for DMR release.pdf, List of Mine Operators Who Can Sell Mined Materials to Public Agencies (AB 3098 List)||2018-12-29T00:00:00Z|
|2018 Mine Inspector Training Success||In its inaugural year, our new statewide mine inspector training program successfully certified 134 inspectors; 42 of 96 local lead agencies in the state have at least one certified inspector. More training is slated in 2019, get the full schedule details here.||https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr/workshops/Pages/current_schedule.aspx, 2018 Mine Inspector Training Success||2018-12-03T22:00:00Z|
|"Guidance Document for Surface Mine Inspectors" Rulemaking Approved ||Effective April 1, 2018, this rulemaking adds section 3504.6 to the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Article 1.
Please visit our Rulemaking webpage.
|Report to the California Legislature on the Activities of Lead Agencies and Surface Mining Operations||As a result of Senate Bill 447 (LARA), the DMR is required to submit a report to the California Legislature on the activities of lead agencies and surface mining operations. Please visit our Rulemaking page.
|Rulemaking Changes to the Guidance Document for Surface Mine Inspectors ||The Department of Conservation is undertaking rulemaking efforts related to the passage Senate Bill 209(Pavely) and Assembly Bill 1142 (Gray).
Please visit DMR's Rulemaking webpage.
|Financial Assurance Cost Estimate Form (FACE-1)||Financial Assurance Cost Estimate Form (FACE-1)
The DMR is excited to announce the release of the Financial Assurance Cost Estimate form (FACE-1).
Please visit the Forms page for more information.
||https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr/SMARA Mines/Pages/quarterly_reports.aspx, https://authoring-stage.consrv.ca.gov/dmr/SMARA Mines/Pages/quarterly_reports.aspx||2017-07-03T20:00:00Z|