(1) In order for the department to determine that an amendment to a certificate should be granted or modified, the department must find and determine that the amendment will not materially alter the findings required by subchapter 16 that were the basis for granting the certificate.

(2) In making the findings required by (1) , the department shall limit itself to consideration of the effects that the proposed change or addition to the facility contained in the notice for the certificate amendment may produce.

History: 75-20-105, MCA; IMP, 75-20-219, MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 1844, Eff. 12/28/84; TRANS, from DNRC, 1996 MAR p. 2863; AMD, 2005 MAR p. 252, Eff. 2/11/05.