74:29:09:03. Site maintenance and
other activities required. All mining operations which enter a state
of temporary cessation must conduct site maintenance and other activities in
accordance with the approved mining permit and conditions or, if not specified
in the permit, with the following, as applicable:
quarterly and maintain all erosion, sedimentation, and drainage controls and
areas that have undergone reclamation or revegetation;
locking gates, fences, and warning signs to limit access to the site;
remove or dispose of trash and other waste that accumulates during the period
of temporary cessation;
for and destroy noxious weed infestations in accordance with the approved
noxious weed control plan in the permit;
store, or dispose in an approved manner all chemicals, process solutions,
petroleum products, and explosives;
all containment liner systems for damage, take measures to prevent further
damage, and immediately repair any damage discovered;
runoff water from process ponds as necessary to prevent damage or overflow;
equipment, tools, and power to conduct maintenance activities;
and maintain all motorized components of the processing system;
site, surface water, and groundwater monitoring required by the mine permit;
any other activities required to minimize environmental damage during the
period of temporary cessation and to maintain the operation in working order.
Source: 14 SDR 111, effective March 3, 1988.
General Authority: SDCL 45-6B-81.
Law Implemented: SDCL 45-6B-3(6), 45-6B-37, 45-6B-38, 45-6B-39, 45-6B-40, 45-6B-41, 45-6B-42, 45-6B-43.