17.24.518 BUFFER ZONES
(1) All mining
activities, including highwall reduction and related reclamation, must cease at
least 100 feet from a property line, permanent structure, unmineable or unreclaimable
steep or precipitous terrain, or any area determined by the department to be of
unique scenic, historical, cultural, or other unique value. If special values or problems are
encountered, the department may modify buffer zone requirements.
History: 82-4-204, 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. 2768, Eff. 12/3/99.