The Abandoned Mined Lands and Water Reclamation Act (20 ILCS 1920) provides for the reclamation of lands and waters affected by coal mining which have been abandoned, and satisfies the requirements of federal law to obtain funds for reclamation of such lands and waters. 62 Ill. Adm. Code 2501 (Abandoned Land Mines Regulations)
The Surface Coal Mining Land Conservation and Reclamation Act (225 ILCS 720) provides for the conservation and reclamation of lands affected by coal mining operations after February 1, 1983.
The Surface Mined-Land Conservation and Reclamation Act (225 ILCS 715) established control of environmental impacts for coal mining activities for operations prior to February 1, 1983.
62 Ill. Adm. Code 1700-1850 (Permanent Program Rules and Regulations)
The Coal Mining Act (225 ILCS 705) governs the working conditions and atmospheres in the state's underground and surface mines to ensure the health and safety of thousands of workers in the mining industry.
Illinois Administrative Rules and Regulations.62 Ill. Adm. Code 100-180 (Coal Mining Act)/62 Ill. Adm. Code 220 (Surface Installation Health and Safety Regulations)/62 Ill. Adm. Code 225 (Use of Permissible explosives in Underground Coal Mines)/62 Ill. Adm. Code 230 (Procedures for Holding Mining Board Examinations)
The Illinois Explosives Act (225 ILCS 210) governs the storage, use, acquisition, possession, disposal, and transfer of explosive materials.
The Fluorspar and Underground Limestone Mines Act (225 ILCS 710) governs the operations of mining of minerals in Illinois.
The Surface Mined-Land Conservation and Reclamation Act (225 ILCS 715) provides for the conservation and reclamation of lands affected by aggregate (non-coal) mining as well as the control of environmental impacts from blasting, training, examination, and licensing of blasting supervisors.
Illinois Administrative Rules and Regulations.62 Ill. Adm. Code 200 (Illinois Explosives Regulations)/62 Ill. Adm. Code 300 (Surface Mined Land Conservation and Reclamation Rules)