17.24.1143 DESIGNATION OF LANDS UNSUITABLE: PROSPECTING ON DESIGNATED LANDS
(1) Prospecting operations on any lands
designated unsuitable for strip or underground mining operations, pursuant to
82-4-228, MCA, and this subchapter, must be approved by the department under
subchapter 10 and must insure that prospecting does not interfere with any
value for which the area has been designated unsuitable for strip or
underground coal mining.
History: 82-4-204, 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-227, 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.