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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 20-1614



Coal Mining Reclamation Fee Amount for 2021

[50 Pa.B. 6716]
[Saturday, November 21, 2020]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces the amount of the per acre Reclamation Fee for 2021. Effective January 1, 2021, the per acre Reclamation Fee will be $100. The fee amount is recalculated each year in accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 86.17(e)(4) (relating to permit and reclamation fees). Refer to 25 Pa. Code § 86.17 for more detailed information.

 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) 2019-2020. The report also provides projections for FY 2020-2021. The report was reviewed with the Department's Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board on October 22, 2020.

 The final fiscal year report is available at


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 20-1614. Filed for public inspection November 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m.]

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