Water Management Plans for Surface Coal Mining Operations (North Dakota)

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Place North Dakota


   

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
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator State Engineer, North Dakota State Water Commission
Primary Website http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t61c02.pdf



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

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




















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