45-6B-81 Promulgation of rules by board regarding surface mining and reclamation.
Promulgation of rules by board regarding surface mining and reclamation.
board may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, consistent with the provisions of this chapter,
to provide for:
The procedure for filing and departmental review of mining permit applications;
The procedure for amending mining permits;
The procedure for transfer of permits;
The reclamation of mills proposed to be operated in conjunction with a mining operation;
The prehearing procedure for determining the type of reclamation to be performed on
The minimum requirements for each type of reclamation;
The reclamation activities required to be performed concurrent with mining activity;
The procedure to be followed to address reclamation before or during a temporary
cessation of mining activity pursuant to subdivision 45-6B-3(6);
The procedure for determining special, exceptional, critical, or unique land in accordance
with § 45-6B-33; and
The requirements for construction, operation, monitoring, and closure of uranium and
other mineral mines using in situ leach processes.
SL 1987, ch 322; SL 1989, ch 381, § 4; SL 2006, ch 224, § 3.