30 USC 552 - Definitions

As used in this chapter: Coal means any of the recognized classifications and ranks of coal, including anthracite, bituminous, semibituminous, subbituminous, and lignite. Outcrop means any place where a formation is visible or substantially exposed at the surface. Formation means any vein, seam, stratum, bed, or other naturally occurring deposit. Coal mine means any underground, surface, or strip mine from which coal is obtained. State means any State or Territory of the United States, or any political subdivision thereof. Person means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, legal representative, or any organized group of persons.