17.24.1010 REMOVAL OF EQUIPMENT
All equipment and facilities must be
promptly removed from the prospecting area when no longer needed for
exploration or reclamation, except for equipment and facilities that the
department determines may remain to:
(1) provide additional environmental quality data;
(2) reduce or control the on- and off-site effects
of the prospecting operations; or
(3) facilitate future strip or underground mining
operations by the permittee.
History: 82-4-204, MCA; IMP, 82-4-226, 82-4-231, 82-4-232, 82-4-233, 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, 1999 MAR p. 811, Eff. 4/23/99.