17.4.723 FEE ASSESSMENT CATEGORIES: STRIP AND UNDERGROUND MINE SITING
The Strip and Underground Mine Siting Act categories are as follows:
(1) Costs associated with the siting of facilities include but are not limited to: land acquisition; construction and other disturbance activities; blasting; equipment; all facilities, railroad loops and spurs; road construction and renovation; power and transmission lines; resource data inventories covering the proposed mining acreage for the life of the operation; erection of equipment; professional services and evaluations; application information and preparation; permit fee; bonding; waste disposal areas; treatment ponds; water and pollution control measures and all other cost categories related to facility siting projects.
(2) Costs associated with dismantling and removal of facilities and reclamation of all disturbances shall be identified and itemized. The categories include but are not limited to: facility removal activities; necessary equipment; topsoil salvage storage, haulage, and redistribution; problem material burial; waste disposal areas; backfilling; regrading; water and pollution control measures; revegetation activities; testing and monitoring for bond release; and all other facility and associated disturbance reclamation activities.
(3) Contingency costs associated with the project, include but are not limited to: salaries; wages; fringe benefits; insurance; rents; premiums; retainers; and all other costs associated with the project.
History: 75-1-202, MCA; IMP, 75-1-202, MCA; NEW, Eff. 4/15/76; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 1497.