Currently, certain surface coal mining operations are prohibited in certain areas and lands, including within 1,000 feet of the horizontally mean high water level of Lewis Smith Lake
This bill would prohibit surface coal mining operations within five miles of Lewis Smith Lake
To amend Section 9-16-96, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to prohibited surface coal mining operations within a certain proximity of Lewis Smith Lake; to further expand the proximity for such prohibited activities to five miles horizontally from Lewis Smith Lake on and after January 1, 2010.
|April 14, 2010||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 2, 2010||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 19, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Energy and Natural Resources|
|Bill Text||SB296 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|