(1) For this SMA:

(a) The entire SMA must be lopped such that 90% of all slash three inches or less in diameter is reduced to a height of 24 inches or less above the ground.

(b) Slash piles at the landing area must be treated in compliance with ARM 36.11.223 or this rule, whichever is applicable.

(c) The department may approve other methods when such methods would maintain public and firefighter safety.

History: 76-13-403, MCA; IMP, 76-13-403, 76-13-406, 76-13-407, 76-13-408 and 76-13-410, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 2526, Eff. 9/22/00.