Surface Mining License
General Info - Statewide License
Maryland license which ensures that non-coal mining operations meet the Department's environmental standards, have proper credentials, have acceptable track records in Maryland and elsewhere, and meet financial accountability requirements.
Maryland requires that anyone responsible for a surface mining operation obtain a license from the Department.
$150.0 - $300.0
Apply for the License
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Maintaining Your License
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)
The application for renewal shall be made annually by January 1.
What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?
STATE: Environment Article, Title 15, Subtitle 8; COMAR 26.21.01.