Citation of chapter.
Legislative findings and policy.
Definition of terms.
Permit or surety not required by governmental office or political subdivision.
Laws applicable to operations on state-owned land.
Application for permit for exploration operations--Items comprising application.
Reclamation plan required.
Map of permit area.
Copy of application filed with register of deeds--Public inspection.
Notice of application--Publication.
Notice to Department of Game, Fish and Parks--Restrictions concerning riparian
Notice to state archaeologist--Restrictions concerning site disturbances.
Confidential information in application protected--Violation as misdemeanor.
Consultation with surface owner--Restrictions of owner.
Domestic water wells--Information required of operator.
Fee for application.
Inspection of area prior to issuance or renewal of permit--Surety for costs of plugging
test holes and reclamation.
Criteria for determining amount of surety.
Surety bond--Surety other than bond--Considerations by board.
Cash or securities in lieu of surety.
Surety payable to state--Conditions required.
Surety liability continues until released.
Objections--Statements in support of application--Notice and hearing.
County request for hearing on application.
Hearing on application--Notice--Time for decision.
Grant of permit if application in compliance with law--Grounds for denial.
Term of permit--Triennial renewal.
Notice to county commissioners of approval of or denial of permit or renewal.
Exploration operations--Applicable laws.
Capping, sealing, and plugging test holes--Temporary delay.
Capping, sealing, and plugging test holes--Rules.
Capping, sealing, and plugging test holes--Application of former rules and adoption
of new rules.
Test holes converted to water wells.
Roads and trails.
Restoration of drill sites and affected land.
Penetration of aquifer--Notice to board.
Penetration of aquifer--Report required.
Geological conditions--Report required.
Geological conditions reports confidential--Violation as misdemeanor.
Renewal of permit--Information required.
Renewal of permit--Notice of application.
Renewal of permit--Confidentiality of required information.
Renewal of permit--Objections--Statements in support of application--Notice and
Renewal of permit--Hearing on application--Notice--Time for decision.
Renewal of permit--Operation continued under original permit--Implementation of
nonapproved modification ground for revocation or denial of permit.
Renewal of permit--Grounds for denial of modifications.
Renewal of permit--Grounds for denial.
Violation--Notice to operator.
Violation--Cease and desist order.
Violation--Modification, suspension, or revocation of permit.
Violation--Action for temporary restraining order or injunction.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Proceedings by attorney general.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Reclamation of land by board.
Fees deposited in environment and natural resources fee fund--Proceeds of forfeiture
of surety deposited in special revenue fund.
Operator currently in violation--Issuance of permit prohibited.
Violation of permit--Civil penalty--Liability for damages to environment.
Operation without permit--Civil penalty.
Refusal of access or interference with inspection as violation.
Jurisdiction and authority of board--Employment of personnel--Legal services
provided by attorney general.
Assistance provided by other departments and agencies.
General powers of board.
Specifications regarding application of chapter to new and prior operations.
Confidentiality period of certain mineral exploration reports.