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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3800


TITLE 43—Public Lands: Interior

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER II—BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER C—MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000)

PART 3800—MINING CLAIMS UNDER THE GENERAL MINING LAWS

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Subpart 3800—GENERAL

§3800.5
Fees.
§3800.6
Am I required to pay any fees to use the surface of public lands for mining purposes?
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Subpart 3802—EXPLORATION AND MINING, WILDERNESS REVIEW PROGRAM

§3802.0-1
Purpose.
§3802.0-2
Objectives.
§3802.0-3
Authority.
§3802.0-5
Definitions.
§3802.0-6
Policy.
§3802.0-7
Scope.
§3802.1
Plan of operations.
§3802.1-1
When required.
§3802.1-2
When not required.
§3802.1-3
Operations existing on October 21, 1976.
§3802.1-4
Contents of plan of operations.
§3802.1-5
Plan approval.
§3802.1-6
Modification of plan.
§3802.1-7
Existing operations.
§3802.2
Bond requirements.
§3802.3
Environmental protection.
§3802.3-1
Environmental assessment.
§3802.3-2
Requirements for environmental protection.
§3802.4
General provisions.
§3802.4-1
Noncompliance.
§3802.4-2
Access.
§3802.4-3
Multiple-use conflicts.
§3802.4-4
Fire prevention and control.
§3802.4-5
Maintenance and public safety.
§3802.4-6
Inspection.
§3802.4-7
Notice of suspension of operations.
§3802.4-8
Cessation of operations.
§3802.5
Appeals.
§3802.6
Public availability of information.
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Subpart 3809—SURFACE MANAGEMENT

General Information

§3809.1
What are the purposes of this subpart?
§3809.2
What is the scope of this subpart?
§3809.3
What rules must I follow if State law conflicts with this subpart?
§3809.5
How does BLM define certain terms used in this subpart?
§3809.10
How does BLM classify operations?
§3809.11
When do I have to submit a plan of operations?
§3809.21
When do I have to submit a notice?
§3809.31
Are there any special situations that affect what submittals I must make before I conduct operations?
§3809.100
What special provisions apply to operations on segregated or withdrawn lands?
§3809.101
What special provisions apply to minerals that may be common variety minerals, such as sand, gravel, and building stone?
§3809.111
Will BLM disclose to the public the information I submit under this subpart?
§3809.115
Can BLM collect information under this subpart?
§3809.116
As a mining claimant or operator, what are my responsibilities under this subpart for my project area?

Federal/State Agreements

§3809.200
What kinds of agreements may BLM and a State make under this subpart?
§3809.201
What should these agreements address?
§3809.202
Under what conditions will BLM defer to State regulation of operations?
§3809.203
What are the limitations on BLM deferral to State regulation of operations?
§3809.204
Does this subpart cancel an existing agreement between BLM and a State?

Operations Conducted Under Notices

§3809.300
Does this subpart apply to my existing notice-level operations?
§3809.301
Where do I file my notice and what information must I include in it?
§3809.311
What action does BLM take when it receives my notice?
§3809.312
When may I begin operations after filing a complete notice?
§3809.313
Under what circumstances may I not begin operations 15 calendar days after filing my notice?
§3809.320
Which performance standards apply to my notice-level operations?
§3809.330
May I modify my notice?
§3809.331
Under what conditions must I modify my notice?
§3809.332
How long does my notice remain in effect?
§3809.333
May I extend my notice, and, if so, how?
§3809.334
What if I temporarily stop conducting operations under a notice?
§3809.335
What happens when my notice expires?
§3809.336
What if I abandon my notice-level operations?

Operations Conducted Under Plans of Operations

§3809.400
Does this subpart apply to my existing or pending plan of operations?
§3809.401
Where do I file my plan of operations and what information must I include with it?
§3809.411
What action will BLM take when it receives my plan of operations?
§3809.412
When may I operate under a plan of operations?
§3809.415
How do I prevent unnecessary or undue degradation while conducting operations on public lands?
§3809.420
What performance standards apply to my notice or plan of operations?
§3809.421
Enforcement of performance standards.
§3809.423
How long does my plan of operations remain in effect?
§3809.424
What are my obligations if I stop conducting operations?

Modifications of Plans of Operations

§3809.430
May I modify my plan of operations?
§3809.431
When must I modify my plan of operations?
§3809.432
What process will BLM follow in reviewing a modification of my plan of operations?
§3809.433
Does this subpart apply to a new modification of my plan of operations?
§3809.434
How does this subpart apply to pending modifications for new or existing facilities?

Financial Guarantee Requirements—General

§3809.500
In general, what are BLM's financial guarantee requirements?
§3809.503
When must I provide a financial guarantee for my notice-level operations?
§3809.505
How do the financial guarantee requirements of this subpart apply to my existing plan of operations?
§3809.551
What are my choices for providing BLM with a financial guarantee?

Individual Financial Guarantee

§3809.552
What must my individual financial guarantee cover?
§3809.553
May I post a financial guarantee for a part of my operations?
§3809.554
How do I estimate the cost to reclaim my operations?
§3809.555
What forms of individual financial guarantee are acceptable to BLM?
§3809.556
What special requirements apply to financial guarantees described in §3809.555(e)?

Blanket Financial Guarantee

§3809.560
Under what circumstances may I provide a blanket financial guarantee?

State-Approved Financial Guarantee

§3809.570
Under what circumstances may I provide a State-approved financial guarantee?
§3809.571
What forms of State-approved financial guarantee are acceptable to BLM?
§3809.572
What happens if BLM rejects a financial instrument in my State-approved financial guarantee?
§3809.573
What happens if the State makes a demand against my financial guarantee?
§3809.574
What happens if I have an existing corporate guarantee?

Modification or Replacement of a Financial Guarantee

§3809.580
What happens if I modify my notice or approved plan of operations?
§3809.581
Will BLM accept a replacement financial instrument?
§3809.582
How long must I maintain my financial guarantee?

Release of Financial Guarantee

§3809.590
When will BLM release or reduce the financial guarantee for my notice or plan of operations?
§3809.591
What are the limitations on the amount by which BLM may reduce my financial guarantee?
§3809.592
Does release of my financial guarantee relieve me of all responsibility for my project area?
§3809.593
What happens to my financial guarantee if I transfer my operations?
§3809.594
What happens to my financial guarantee when my mining claim or millsite is patented?

Forfeiture of Financial Guarantee

§3809.595
When may BLM initiate forfeiture of my financial guarantee?
§3809.596
How does BLM initiate forfeiture of my financial guarantee?
§3809.597
What if I do not comply with BLM's forfeiture decision?
§3809.598
What if the amount forfeited will not cover the cost of reclamation?
§3809.599
What if the amount forfeited exceeds the cost of reclamation?

Inspection and Enforcement

§3809.600
With what frequency will BLM inspect my operations?
§3809.601
What types of enforcement action may BLM take if I do not meet the requirements of this subpart?
§3809.602
Can BLM revoke my plan of operations or nullify my notice?
§3809.603
How does BLM serve me with an enforcement action?
§3809.604
What happens if I do not comply with a BLM order?
§3809.605
What are prohibited acts under this subpart?

Penalties

§3809.700
What criminal penalties apply to violations of this subpart?
§3809.701
What happens if I make false statements to BLM?

Appeals

§3809.800
Who may appeal BLM decisions under this subpart?
§3809.801
When may I file an appeal of the BLM decision with OHA?
§3809.802
What must I include in my appeal to OHA?
§3809.803
Will the BLM decision go into effect during an appeal to OHA?
§3809.804
When may I ask the BLM State Director to review a BLM decision?
§3809.805
What must I send BLM to request State Director review?
§3809.806
Will the State Director review the original BLM decision if I request State Director review?
§3809.807
What happens once the State Director agrees to my request for a review of a decision?
§3809.808
How will decisions go into effect when I request State Director review?
§3809.809
May I appeal a decision made by the State Director?

Public Visits to Mines

§3809.900
Will BLM allow the public to visit mines on public lands?


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