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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 17-2085


Availability of Reclamation Fee Report for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and Coal Mining Reclamation Fee Amount for 2018

[47 Pa.B. 7645]
[Saturday, December 16, 2017]

 The Department of Environmental Protection announces the amount of the per acre Reclamation Fee for 2018. This notice is required by 25 Pa. Code § 86.17 (relating to permit and reclamation fees). Effective January 1, 2018, the per acre Reclamation Fee will be $0. The fee amount is recalculated each year in accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 86.17(e)(4). Refer to 25 Pa. Code § 86.17 for further information about the process.

 Annual adjustments to the per acre Reclamation Fee are based on a fiscal year report that contains a financial analysis of the revenue and expenditures from the Reclamation Fee O & M Trust Account for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017. The repost also provides projections for FY 2017-2018. The report was reviewed with the Department's Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board on October 19, 2017.

 The final fiscal year report is available at


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-2085. Filed for public inspection December 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]

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