California State Mining and Geology Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) serves as a regulatory, policy, and hearing body representing the State's interests in geology, geologic, and seismologic hazards, conservation of mineral resources, and reclamation of mined​ lands.

 

 

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Rulemaking Package #8, Forfeiture of Financial Assurance MechanismsRulemaking Package #8, Forfeiture of Financial Assurance MechanismsThe SMGB will commence a 15-day public comment period for revisions to 14 CCR Article 11.5, Section 3810-3817 pertaining to Forfeiture of Financial Assurance Mechanisms on March 20, 2020 and will run through April 5, 2020.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-8.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/Package-8.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=182020-03-20T21:00:00Z
30-day Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Regulatory Changes30-day Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Regulatory ChangesEffective March 13, 2020, pursuant to PRC Section 2760, a 30-day notice of public hearing to consider adoption of regulatory changes will commence. The hearing is scheduled for the April 16, 2020 SMGB meeting and covers Title 14 of the CCR, Division 2, Chapter 8, Articles 5, 11.5, and 14.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=172020-03-13T17:00:00Z
State Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #7 - OTC AppealsState Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #7 - OTC AppealsThe SMGB will commence a formal 45-day public comment period for revisions to Title 14 of the CCR, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Article 14, pertaining to Appeals of Orders to Comply with SMARA. The extended 45-day public comment period will run from November 1 – December 31, 2019.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=152019-10-31T22:00:00Z
SMGB Rulemaking Package #8 - Forfeiture of Financial Assurance MechanismsSMGB Rulemaking Package #8 - Forfeiture of Financial Assurance MechanismsThe SMGB will commence a formal 45-day public comment period for revisions to Title 14 of the CCR, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Article 11.5, pertaining to Forfeiture of Financial Assurance Mechanisms. An extended 45-day public comment period will run from November 1 – December 31, 2019.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=162019-10-31T22:00:00Z
State Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #4b - Reclamation Plan AppealsState Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #4b - Reclamation Plan AppealsThe SMGB will commence a formal 45-day public comment period for revisions to Title 14 of the CCR, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Article 5, pertaining to Reclamation Plan Appeals. An extended 45-day public comment period will run from November 1 – December 31, 2019.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=142019-10-31T21:00:00Z
State Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #7 - OTC AppealsState Mining and Geology Board Rulemaking Package #7 - OTC AppealsEffective August 13, 2019, a 30-day notice of public hearing to consider adoption of regulatory changes will commence. The public hearing is scheduled for the September 12, 2019 SMGB meeting and covers Title 14 of the CCR, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1, Articles 7 and 14.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Rulemaking/index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=122019-08-13T17:00:00Z