(1) The cabinet is authorized to fill voids, seal abandoned tunnels, shafts, and
entryways, and reclaim surface impacts of underground or surface mines which the secretary
determines could endanger life and property, constitute a hazard to the public health
and safety, or degrade the environment, with such moneys as may become available under
the abandoned mine reclamation fund.
(2) The Commonwealth may acquire by purchase, donation, devise, easement, or otherwise
such interest in land as necessary to carry out the provisions of this section and
may dispose of acquired land in a manner consistent with the purposes of the Abandoned
Mine Lands Program.
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