(1) For all strip mining operations with projected production rates exceeding 1,000,000 tons of mineral per year, the application must contain an air pollution control plan that includes the following:

(a) an air quality monitoring program to provide sufficient data to evaluate the effectiveness of the fugitive dust control practices proposed under (b) to comply with federal and state air quality standards; and

(b) a plan for fugitive dust control practices as required by ARM 17.24.761.

(2) For all other strip mining operations, the application must contain:

(a) the requirements of (1)(a), if required by the department; and

(b) the plan required by (1)(b).


History: 82-4-205, MCA; IMP , 82-4-222, MCA; NEW , 1980 MAR p. 725, Eff. 4/1/80; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 30, Eff. 1/13/89; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042; AMD, 2024 MAR p. 255, Eff. 2/10/24.