45-6C MINERAL EXPLORATION
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Citation of chapter.
Legislative findings and policy.
Definition of terms.
Permit or surety not required by governmental office or political subdivision of state.
Compliance with public land laws and this chapter.
Notice of intent to conduct exploration operation--Items comprising notice.
Plan of reclamation--Contents.
Map of exploration area.
Notice to Department of Game, Fish and Parks--Restrictions concerning riparian
Notice to state archaeologist--Restrictions concerning site disturbances.
Water rights or water pollution control restrictions.
Time for commencement of exploration operation.
Confidential information and notice of intent protected--Violation as misdemeanor.
Copies of intent and restrictions--Filing with county commissioners--Publication.
Consultation with surface owner--Preferences for reclamation and travel restrictions.
Fee for notice of intent.
Domestic water wells--Information required of operator.
Inspection of area before exploration--Surety for costs of plugging test holes and
Criteria for determining amount of surety.
Surety bond--Surety other than bond--Considerations by board.
Cash or securities in lieu of surety.
Surety payable to state--Conditions required.
Surety liability continues until released.
Exploration operations--Applicable laws.
Capping, sealing, and plugging of test holes--Temporary delay.
Capping, sealing, and plugging test holes--Rules.
Test holes used for water wells.
Roads and trails.
Restoration of drill sites and affected land.
Penetration of aquifer--Notice to board.
Penetration of aquifer--Report required.
Violation--Notice to operator.
Violation--Cease and desist order.
Violation--Suspension of operations.
Violation--Action for temporary restraining order or injunction.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Proceedings by attorney general.
Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Reclamation of land by board.
Fees deposited in environment and natural resources fee fund--Proceeds of forfeiture
of surety deposited in special revenue fund.
Operator currently in violation--Filing notice of intent prohibited.
Violation--Civil penalty--Liability for damages to environment.
Refusal of access or interference with inspection as violation.
Jurisdiction and authority of board--Employment of personnel--Legal services
provided by attorney general.
Assistance provided by other departments and agencies.
General powers of board.
Exemption of educational and recreational activities.
Annual report of activities conducted under notice of intent--Information to be
Transfer of notice of intent.
Publication of application for a transfer of notice of intent--Contents.
Confidentiality period of certain mineral exploration reports.
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