Public Comment Period on Rules and Determinations for Mining Commission


Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, The Mining Commission is seeking public comment on the initial determinations and its existing rules.  Public comment means written comments objecting to the rule, in whole or in part, or objecting to the initial determination of the rule as necessary or unnecessary. 

The comment period begins January 27, 2023 and ends on April 4, 2023.

Please specify which rule citation (ex: 15A NCAC 05A .0101) your comment corresponds to. 

To view the Mining Commission's initial determinations for each rule, click here. To view the Mining Commission's existing rules, click here.

To submit electronic comments, email the Mining Program at

Or mail written comments to:

Depart. of Environmental Quality
Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources
Mining Program (Attn. Rules review)
1612 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1612