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TITLE 15—Commerce and Foreign Trade

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO COMMERCE AND FOREIGN TRADE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER IX—NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

SUBCHAPTER D—GENERAL REGULATIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL DATA SERVICE

PART 971—DEEP SEABED MINING REGULATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL RECOVERY PERMITS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§971.100
Purpose.
§971.101
Definitions.
§971.102
Nature of permits.
§971.103
Prohibited activities and restrictions.
§971.104
OMB control number.
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Subpart B—APPLICATIONS

§971.200
General.

Contents

§971.201
Statement of financial resources.
§971.202
Statement of technological experience and capabilities.
§971.203
Commercial recovery plan.
§971.204
Environmental and use conflict analysis.
§971.205
Vessel safety and documentation.
§971.206
Statement of ownership.
§971.207
Antitrust information.
§971.208
Fee.
§971.209
Processing outside the United States.

Procedures

§971.210
Determination whether application is complete for further processing.
§971.211
Consultation and cooperation with Federal agencies.
§971.212
Public notice, hearing and comment.
§971.213
Amendment to an application.
§971.214
Consolidated license and permit procedures. [Reserved]
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Subpart C—CERTIFICATION OF APPLICATIONS

§971.300
General.
§971.301
Required findings.
§971.302
Denial of certification.
§971.303
Notice of certification.
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Subpart D—ISSUANCE/TRANSFER: TERMS, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS

§971.400
General.

Issuance/Transfer, Modification/Revision; Suspension/Revocation

§971.401
Proposal to issue or transfer and proposed terms, conditions and restrictions.
§971.402
Consultation and cooperation with Federal and State agencies.
§971.403
Freedom of the high seas.
§971.404
International obligations of the United States.
§971.405
Breach of international peace and security involving armed conflict.
§971.406
Environmental effects.
§971.407
Safety at sea.
§971.408
Processing outside the United States.
§971.409
Denial of issuance or transfer.
§971.410
Notice of issuance or transfer.
§971.411
Objections to terms, conditions and restrictions.
§971.412
Changes in permits and permit terms, conditions, and restrictions.
§971.413
Revision of a permit.
§971.414
Modification of permit terms, conditions, and restrictions.
§971.415
Duration of a permit.
§971.416
Approval of permit transfers.
§971.417
Suspension or modification of activities; suspension or revocation of permits.

Terms, Conditions and Restrictions

§971.418
Diligence requirements.
§971.419
Environmental protection requirements.
§971.420
Resource conservation requirements.
§971.421
Freedom of the high seas requirements.
§971.422
Safety at sea requirements.
§971.423
Best available technology.
§971.424
Monitoring requirements.
§971.425
Changes of circumstances.
§971.426
Annual report and records maintenance.
§971.427
Processing outside the United States.
§971.428
Other necessary permits.
§971.429
Special terms, conditions and restrictions.
§971.430
Other Federal requirements.
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Subpart E—RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

§971.500
General.
§971.501
Resource assessment, recovery plan, and logical mining unit.
§971.502
Conservation of resources.
§971.503
Diligent commercial recovery.
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Subpart F—ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS

§971.600
General.
§971.601
Environmental requirements.
§971.602
Significant adverse environmental effects.
§971.603
At-sea monitoring.
§971.604
Best available technologies (BAT) and mitigation.
§971.605
Stable Reference Areas. [Reserved]
§971.606
Onshore information.
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Subpart G—SAFETY OF LIFE AND PROPERTY AT SEA

§971.700
General.
§971.701
Criteria for safety of life and property at sea.
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Subpart H—MISCELLANEOUS

§971.800
General.
§971.801
Records to be maintained and information to be submitted by licensees and permittees.
§971.802
Public disclosure of documents received by NOAA.
§971.803
Relinquishment and surrender of licenses and permits.
§971.804
Amendment to regulations for conservation, protection of the environment, and safety of life and property at sea.
§971.805
Computation of time.
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Subpart I—UNIFORM PROCEDURES

§971.900
Applicability.
§971.901
Formal hearing procedures.
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Subpart J—ENFORCEMENT

§971.1000
General.
§971.1001
Assessment procedure.
§971.1002
Hearing and appeal procedures.
§971.1003
License and permit sanctions.
§971.1004
Remission or mitigation of forfeitures.
§971.1005
Observers.
§971.1006
Proprietary enforcement information.
§971.1007
Advance notice of civil actions.


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