MINED LAND RECLAMATION
Citation of chapter.
Legislative findings and policy.
Definition of terms.
Local government permit--Additional bond or surety not authorized--Conditional mining permit.
Application for permit for mining operation.
Application for permit--Contents.
Previously mined land--Reclamation not required for surface mining.
Previously mined land--Reclamation not required for underground mining.
Map of affected area.
Approval of reclamation plan by Department of Agriculture, Department of
Education, and Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
Consultation with surface owner--Instrument of consultation.
Instrument of consultation not obtained--Hearing and order.
Fee for application.
Copy of application filed with department and register of deeds--Public
Notice of application--Publication.
Notice of application--Mailing to owners and lessees of surface rights.
Amendment of permit and modifications of operating or reclamation plans--Application fees.
Confidential information in application protected--Violation as misdemeanor.
Inspection of site prior to issuance of permit--Surety for reclamation costs
Board may require additional proof of financial assurance from certain
operators--Content and amount--Factors for consideration.
Time for filing under 45-6B-20.1.
Criteria for determining amount and duration 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.
Surety penalty--Increase or reduction.
Objections--Statements in support of application--Notice and hearing.
County request for hearing on application.
Hearing on application--Time extension--Notice--Time for decision.
Modification of application prior to hearing.
Grant of permit if application in compliance with law--Grounds for denial.
Unsuitable land--No permit issued.
Socioeconomic impact study--Preparation at operator's expense--Contents--Determination of sufficiency.
Permit application for small-scale mining operation--Small-scale mining
Special, exceptional, critical, or unique land defined.
Preliminary list of special, exceptional, critical, or unique lands--Application
Alternative restrictions and limitations by board on special, exceptional,
critical, or unique land.
Determination of classification--Notice and grounds.
Appeal of determination--Hearing--Notice.
Underground mining allowed beneath special, exceptional, critical, or unique
Notice to county commissioners of approval or denial of permit or
Mining operations--Applicable law.
Annual filing of map and fee.
Disposal of refuse.
Removal and handling of topsoil.
Disturbance to hydrologic balance.
Slides, subsidence, or damage protection--Fencing.
Surface areas protected--Spoil piles--Weeds.
Proposed reclamation plan--Copy to adjacent landowner--Approval of plan--Consultation with landowner and local authorities--Reclamation of all
Choices of reclamation--Requirements for operator.
Time for completion of reclamation--Plantings not required under certain
Transfer of permit--Application--Release of first operator and surety as to
Violation--Notice to operator.
Violation--Cease and desist order.
Violation--Modification, suspension, or revocation of permit.
Violation--Action for temporary restraining order or injunction.
Small-scale operation--Special permit laws applicable.
Small-scale operation--Application for permit--Contents.
Small-scale operation--Annual notice of intent to continue--Fee and reporting
Small-scale operation--Notice of completion of reclamation.
Laws applicable to processing and action on applications.
Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit to larger operation.
Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Time for action on application.
Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Laws applicable to procedure.
Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Grounds for denial.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Proceedings by attorney general.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Foreclosure of real estate.
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.
Violation of permit--Civil penalty--Liability for damages to environment.
Operation without permit--Civil penalty.
Operation without permit near lake or stream as misdemeanor.
Refusal of access or interference with inspection as violation.
Jurisdiction and authority of board--Employment of personnel--Legal services
provided by attorney general.
Studies and programs initiated and encouraged by board.
Assistance provided by other departments and agencies.
General powers of board.
Use of reclamation fund.
Exemption of educational and recreational activities.
Promulgation of rules by board regarding surface mining and reclamation.
to 45-6B-85. Repealed.
Large-scale gold or silver surface mining operations not exempt from federal
Procedures for issuance, suspension, revocation, and renewal of permits--Hearing--Uncontested recommendation.
Postclosure plan--Postclosure care--Financial assurance--Certification of
completed postclosure activities--Liability of operator.
Description of critical resources affected by reclamation plan.
Annual report on large-scale gold or silver surface mining operation--Information to be included.
Gold or silver surface mining--Legislative findings.
Permits for new large-scale operations--Limitations.
Permits for presently operating large-scale gold or silver surface mines.
Reclamation--Qualifications for credit--Assignment.
Submission of reclamation plan--Contents.
Exclusion of underground mining operations.
to 45-6B-103. Repealed.
New surface mining permits prohibited for private land in Spearfish Canyon.
Location of Spearfish Canyon.
Lake dredging activities license.