17.24.504 PERMANENT IMPOUNDMENTS
(1) Permanent impoundments meeting the requirements
of ARM 17.24.642 may be retained in mined and reclaimed areas, provided all
highwalls are eliminated by grading to appropriate contours and the provisions
for postmining land use and protection of the hydrologic balance are met. No impoundments may be constructed on top of
areas in which excess materials are deposited pursuant to the provisions of ARM
History: 82-4-204, MCA; IMP, 82-4-232, 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.