(1) The department may require the operator to monitor settling of regraded areas. The results of these studies may be used to alter reclamation, spoiling and grading techniques to alleviate uneven settling problems on future areas to be mined.

History: 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-232, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 725, Eff. 4/1/80; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042.