Alaska Statutes.
Title 27. Mining
Chapter 21. Alaska Surface Coal Mining Control and Reclamation Act
Section 970. Relationship to Other Laws.
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AS 27.21.970. Relationship to Other Laws.

(a) Nothing in this chapter abrogates or modifies the power of a state agency to enforce laws and regulations within its jurisdiction, except as specifically stated in this chapter and regulations adopted under it. The commissioner shall coordinate permitting procedures to prevent unnecessary duplication in permit review.

(b) Surface coal mining operations for coal that has been or is conveyed out of federal ownership must meet the requirements of this chapter.

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