17.24.1205 INSPECTIONS IN RESPONSE TO NOTIFICATION BY THE FEDERAL COAL REGULATORY AUTHORITY
(1) Whenever the department receives notice from the Federal Coal Regulatory Authority that it has reason to believe that there exists a violation of the Act, the rules adopted pursuant thereto, or the permit, or a condition or practice that creates an imminent danger to the public or that is causing or can reasonably be expected to cause significant, imminent harm to land, air, or water resources, the department shall make an inspection, determine whether such a violation, condition, or practice exists. It shall then take appropriate action to correct all such violations, conditions, or practices. If imminent danger to the public or imminent harm to land, air, or water resources exists or may exist, the department shall take appropriate action immediately. It shall act within ten days of notice of other violations.
History: 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-235, 82-4-237, 82-4-251, 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. 2852.