Water Management Plans for Surface Coal Mining Operations (North Dakota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Water Management Plans for Surface Coal Mining Operations (North Dakota)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||State Engineer, North Dakota State Water Commission|
A water management plan is required for all surface coal mining operations. This plan must be submitted to the State Engineer of the State Water Commission at the same time a surface mining permit is submitted to the Public Service Commission. These regulations discuss permit requirements, water management plan contents, water diversions, sediment control, groundwater protection, and impoundments.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||N.D.C.C. 61-02; N.D.A.C. 89-04|