17.24.836 REMINING: ELIGIBILITY FOR ABANDONED MINE LAND STATUS
(1) Areas within a remining permit area that
will not be directly disturbed by remining activities remain eligible for
abandoned mine land reclamation funding if the proposed remining operation does
not adversely affect existing or probable abandoned mine land reclamation plans
and associated costs of reclamation related to such areas, and if this is
documented in the application.
(2) Any remining operation must fulfill the
reclamation responsibilities described in the permit. To the extent that these responsibilities do not include
reclamation of site problems or characteristics otherwise eligible for
abandoned mine land funding, these site problems or characteristics may remain
eligible for that funding.
(3) The applicant may choose to adopt a
reclamation plan for the site that is on file with the department, provided
that the applicant demonstrates that this plan is in compliance with ARM
History: 82-4-204, 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-239, 82-4-242, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 30, Eff. 1/13/89; AMD, 1990 MAR p. 936, Eff. 5/18/90; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 2852.