A. On or before July 1 of each year the operator of any water, coal slurry, or silt retaining dam or mine refuse pile that impounds water that meets the criteria of subsection A of § 45.1-222 shall submit to the Chief an Emergency Notification and Evacuation Plan. If there are no changes to a plan at the time the updated plan is due, the operator may submit a notice that there are no changes to the plan in lieu of submitting an updated plan to the Chief.
B. The plan and attendant maps, appropriate for the level of hazard of the dam or refuse pile, shall describe the water, coal slurry, or silt retaining dam or mine refuse pile that impounds water and include:
3. The location of the structure indicated on (i) a current United States Geological Survey 7 1/2-minute or 15-minute topographic quadrangle map, (ii) an equivalent digital map, or (iii) a topographic map of a scale approved by the Chief.
9. The locations of surface and underground coal mines, including the depth and extent of such workings, under and within 1,000 feet around the perimeter of the dam and area of impounded material, shown at a scale not to exceed one inch equals 1,000 feet.
10. A map depicting the impoundment area, downstream and adjacent drainways, streambeds, roads, structures, and other public areas that might be affected should an accident occur at the impoundment. The map shall be at a scale not to exceed one inch equals 1,000 feet.
15. A list of miners employed at the site and businesses, community buildings, residences, and other occupied buildings within the impact zone that could be affected by an impoundment event, or other effective means of identifying such impact zone.
2005, c. 3.