17.24.186 SMALL MINER METAL LEACHING SOLVENT OR REAGENT BASELINE INFORMATION
(1) An application for a small miner cyanide or other metal leaching solvent or reagent processing facility permit must include the following baseline information on the existing conditions at the site:
(a) a map showing all wells and springs and surface water that may be impacted by the proposal within one mile of the proposed permit area;
(b) a map showing all known significant cultural resources in the proposed permit area;
(c) analysis of surface and ground water samples for background parameters determined by the department, from selected sites chosen in consultation with department staff;
(d) a map delineating soil units for the proposed permit area based on available information, including that available from the soil conservation district;
(e) a listing of species of game fish within one mile of the proposed permit area;
(f) identification of any hatcheries in the vicinity of the proposed permit area;
(g) baseline precipitation records;
(h) flow data for surface and ground water identified in (a) and (c) above from available sources and water depth for identified wells; and
(i) identification of public water supply systems that withdraw water within five miles downstream from the ore processing facility.
History: 82-4-321, MCA; IMP, 82-4-305(7), 82-4-335(2), MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 445, Eff. 4/12/91; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 2852; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 473, Eff. 2/11/00.