Mining Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Mining Commission
Department 
Environmental Quality
Governor Appointments 
4
Total Board Positions 
8
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-291
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
4 Years
Purpose 
The Mining Commission adopts administrative rules and oversees the Mining Act of 1971. Members make final agency decisions on contested actions by the Department of Environment Quality. The commission also conducts educational programs.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Brian North 12/29/201612/31/2024LimitedMining Industry Representative
Samuel T. Bratton 12/29/201612/31/2024LimitedMining Industry Representative
Robert J. Conner 12/29/201612/31/2023LimitedMining Industry Representative
Corey Viers 12/29/201612/31/2023LimitedMining Industry Representative


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