74:29:10:02. Operator required to request a determination. Any prospective operator contemplating the establishment of a mining operation must request the department to determine whether or not the lands included in the proposed mining operation constitute special, exceptional, critical, or unique lands by submitting a notice of intent to operate to the department.
Source: 17 SDR 86, effective December 25, 1990.
General Authority: SDCL 45-6B-81.
Law Implemented: SDCL 45-6B-33.6.
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