SMARA Reforms Signed into Law


Governor Brown just signed into law the most significant reforms to SMARA in more than 20 years. Join mining attorney Brad Johnson and lead agencies, consultants, and mine operators for a half-day seminar on the New SMARA.

The seminar will cover all SMARA reforms enacted by the new legislation, including:


  • Interim management plans for lead agency sites
  • Reclamation plan review and approval process
  • Financial assurances review and approval process
  • Financial assurances update requirements
  • Lead agency inspector qualifications
  • Annual inspection timing requirements
  • Enforcement mechanisms and process
  • Vested rights determinations
  • Increased operator annual fees

The seminar will provide clear, actionable guidance on how to implement and comply with the new requirements.

Click here to register.

SB 209 is linked here.

AB 1142 is linked here.

Categories: Mining, SMARA