36.25.223 MINIMUM RESTRICTIONS ON SURFACE ACTIVITY
(1) The lessee shall not conduct any seismic surface activity which will disturb the
surface or move the earth within 300 feet of any water source including but not
limited to wells, springs, streams, lakes, or reservoirs unless permission is
received in writing from the director.
(2) The lessee shall not conduct any
seismic drilling or blasting activity within 1320 feet of any building or
similar structure, water well or spring or within 660 feet of any reservoir
dam unless permission is received in writing from the director.
(3) The lessee shall not be allowed to
occupy, utilize or conduct any activity on the surface of any river or lake bed
or island unless permission is received in writing from the director.
(4) The written permission specified in
this rule shall not be unreasonably withheld; however, the director shall not
grant such permission unless he determines that the proposed activity will not
cause significant adverse environmental effects. The director shall make his
decision within 30 days of receipt of written request for such permission.
History: 77-3-402, MCA; IMP, 77-3-401, MCA; NEW, 1981 MAR p. 1105, Eff. 10/1/81; TRANS, 1996 MAR p. 2384.