Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Surface-Mined Land Conservation and Reclamation Act.
Provides that blasting operations shall be conducted only between the
hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Provides that
the Department shall promulgate rules to establish a set of blasting
standards in urban areas and to conduct studies to determine the
appropriate levels of blasting in urban areas. Allows municipalities
to regulate blasting concurrently with the State. Preempts home rule.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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