45-9-74. Hearing on application for order under chapter--Notice--Contested case hearing--Procedure. The Board of Minerals and Environment shall provide an opportunity for public hearing, through public notice, on any application made for an order under this chapter. The notice shall comply with the provisions of chapter 1-26 and indicate, unless a person files a petition requesting a hearing by the deadline established in the notice, no hearing need be held. If held, the hearing shall be conducted in accordance with chapter 1-26. Any person who files a petition requesting a contested case hearing by the deadline established by the board shall be entitled to be heard during the hearing. The board shall enter its order within thirty days after the hearing. If no hearing is held, the applicant shall submit a proposed order to the secretary for review and approval.