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Title 30Chapter VIISubchapter GPart 783 → §783.21


Title 30: Mineral Resources
PART 783—UNDERGROUND MINING PERMIT APPLICATIONS—MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES


§783.21   Soil resources information.

(a) The applicant shall provide adequate soil survey information on those portions of the permit area to be affected by surface operations or facilities consisting of the following:

(1) A map delineating different soils;

(2) Soil identification;

(3) Soil description; and

(4) Present and potential productivity of existing soils.

(b) Where the applicant proposes to use selected overburden materials as a supplement or substitute for topsoil, the application shall provide results of the analyses, trials and tests required under 30 CFR 817.22.

[44 FR 15363, Mar. 13, 1979, as amended at 81 FR 93330, Dec. 20, 2016; 82 FR 54956, Nov. 17, 2017]

Editorial Note: For a document suspending §783.21 in part, see 45 FR 51548, Aug. 4, 1980.

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