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Title 30Chapter VIISubchapter T → Part 916


Title 30: Mineral Resources


PART 916—KANSAS


Contents
§916.1   Scope.
§916.10   State regulatory program approval.
§916.12   State regulatory program and proposed program amendment provisions not approved.
§916.15   Approval of Kansas regulatory program amendments.
§916.16   Required regulatory program amendments. [Reserved]
§916.20   Approval of Kansas abandoned mine land reclamation plan.
§916.25   Approval of Kansas abandoned mine land reclamation plan amendments.

Authority: 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.

§916.1   Scope.

This part contains all rules applicable only within Kansas which have been adopted under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977.

[46 FR 5898, Jan. 21, 1981]

§916.10   State regulatory program approval.

The Secretary conditionally approved the Kansas regulatory program, as submitted on February 26, 1980, and amended on October 31, 1980, effective January 21, 1981. He fully approved the Kansas program, as amended on May 20, 1981, effective April 14, 1982. Copies of the approved program are available at:

(a) Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Surface Mining Section, 4033 Parkview Drive, Frontenac, KS 66763.

(b) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Mid-Continent Regional Coordinating Center, Alton Federal Building, 501 Belle Street, Alton, IL 62002.

[64 FR 20167, Apr. 26, 1999]

§916.12   State regulatory program and proposed program amendment provisions not approved.

(a) The following provisions of the Kansas Administrative Regulations (K.A.R.) as submitted on April 23, 1986, and January 26, 1988, are disapproved: Paragraphs (c) and (d) of K.A.R. 47-9-1 insofar as they incorporate by reference 30 CFR 816.133(d) and 817.133(d), which establish criteria for variances from approximate original contour requirements.

(b) [Reserved]

[53 FR 39470, Oct. 7, 1988]

§916.15   Approval of Kansas regulatory program amendments.

The following is a list of the dates amendments were submitted to OSM, the dates when the Director's decision approving all, or portions of these amendments, were published in the Federal Register and the State citations or a brief description of each amendment. The amendments in this table are listed in order of the date of final publication in the Federal Register.

Original amendment submission dateDate of final publicationCitation/description
May 20, 1981April 14, 1982MLCRA 49-411, 412, 413, 414, 416, 421, 49-422, 422a, 430.
November 16, 1982March 1, 1983MLCRA 49-403, 49-405c, 49-406, 49-420; §10 of House Bill 2182; K.A.R. 47-2-21, 47-8-10, 47-8-11.
March 16, 1984June 8, 1984MLCRA 49-406; K.A.R. 47-1-10.
December 21, 1984April 11, 1985K.A.R. 47-15-13.
April 4, 1985November 15, 1985K.S.A 1984 Supp. 49-406(g); K.A.R. 47-1-11; 47-2-75; 47-3-42, (a)(23), (45); 47-5; 47-8-9(a), (j); 47-9-1, 2, 3; 47-13-4, 5, 6; 47-15; Memoranda of understanding with Fish and Game Commission, Division of Water Resources, Department of Health and Environment, State Geological Survey, State Historical Society, State Water Office, State Conservation Commission and State Fire Marshal.
April 23, 1986May 26, 1987K.A.R. 47-1-4; 47-2-7, 17, 44, 53, a, 75; 47-3-2, 3, a, 4, 21, 40, 42; 47-4-14, 15; 47-6-3, 4, 5, 6; 47-7-2; 47-8-2, 9, a, 10; 47-9-1, 3, 4; 47-10-1; 47-11-8; 47-12-4; 47-15-1a.
August 5, 1987December 31, 1987K.S.A. 49-431; K.A.R. 47-9-1.
April 29, 1988October 5, 1988K.S.A. 49-402, 404, 405, a through d; 407 through 410, 413, 415, 416, a, 417, 420, 421a, 426 through 429, 432, 433; K.S.A. 1987 Supplement 49-403, 406, 422a.
January 26, 1988October 7, 1988K.A.R. 47-2-75; 47-3-42(a); 47-7-2; 47-9-1 (c), (d); 47-10-1; 47-12-4.
June 8, 1990February 19, 1991The revegetation guidance document entitled “Revegetation Standards for Success and Statistically Valid Sampling Techniques for Measuring Revegetation Success”.
June 29, 1989September 13, 1991K.A.R. 47-1-1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11; 47-2-14, 21, 53, 67, 75; 47-3-1, 2, 3a, 42; 47-4-14a, 15, 16, 17; 47-5-5a, 16; 47-6-1 through 4, 6 through 10; 47-7-2; 47-8-9, 11; 47-9-1, 2, 4; 47-10-1; 47-11-8; 47-12-4; 47-13-4 through 7; 47-15-1a, 3, 4, 7, 8, 15, 17.
June 29, 1989April 13, 1992, September 9, 1994“Guidelines for repair of rills and gullies in Kansas”.
June 3, 1991August 19, 1992Statistical sample adequacy.
July 10, 1992June 14 and August 30, 1993K.A.R. 47-1-9; 47-2-14, 53a, 58, 67, 75; 47-3-2, 3a, 42; 47-4-14a, 15; 47-5-5a, 16; 47-6-1 through 4, 6, through 10; 47-7-2; 47-8-9, 11; 47-9-1, 4; 47-10-1; 47-11-8; 47-12-4; 47-13-4, 5; 47-14-4, 7; 47-15-1a, 4, 7, 8.
September 14, 1993June 3, 1994K.A.R. 47-2-75(e)(6); 47-4-14a(b), (c)(7), (11), (d), (2)(F), (6)(E)(iii), (iv); 47-5-5a(a)(10), (b), (14), (15), (16), (19), (20), (c)(7)(C); 47-6-7(h)(2); 47-9-1(c)(17), (43), (46), (d)(17), (39), (44); 47-15-1a, (b)(6), (9), (21).
August 9, 1995November 27, 1995Alternative sampling method for determining woody stem density.
May 7, 1997March 3, 1998K.A.R. 47-1-1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11; 47-2-14, 21, 53, 53a, 58, 64, 67, 74, 75; 47-3-1, 2, 3a, 42; 47-4-14a, 47-4-15; 47-4-16; 47-4-17; 47-5-5a; 47-5-16; 47-6-1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 47-7-2; 47-8-9, 11; 47-9-1, 2, 4; 47-10-1; 47-11-8; 47-12-4; 47-13-4, 5, 6; 47-14-7; 47-15-1a; 47-15-3, 4, 7, 8, 15, 17.
October 9, 2001February 26, 2002.Revegetation Standards for Success and Statistically Valid Sampling Techniques for Measuring Revegetation Success dated January 2002.
July 24, 2002March 25, 2003K.A.R. 47-2-75; 47-3-2, 42; 47-4-14a(c)(2);47-5-5a, 17; 47-6-1, 2(d)(2), 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11; 47-7-2; 47-8-9; 47-9-1, 4; 47-10-1; 47-11-8; 47-12-4; 47-13-4; 47-14-7; 47-15-1a.
November 19, 2007November 28, 2008Revegetation Success Guidelines; Normal Husbandry Practices; Kansas Regulations: K.A.R. 47-4-14a(c)(2), (d)(2)(A), (d)(3)(A); K.A.R. 47-5-5a(a)(4), (a)(5), (a)(9), and (a)(11) through (a)(13).

[62 FR 9941, Mar. 5, 1997, as amended at 63 FR 10317, Mar. 3, 1998; 67 FR 8716, Feb. 26, 2002; 68 FR 14326, Mar. 25, 2003; 73 FR 72351, Nov. 28, 2008]

§916.16   Required regulatory program amendments. [Reserved]

§916.20   Approval of Kansas abandoned mine land reclamation plan.

The Secretary conditionally approved the Kansas abandoned mine land reclamation plan, as submitted on October 1, 1981, effective February 1, 1982. He fully approved the Kansas plan, as amended by Kansas House Bill No. 2994 on April 14, 1982, and Kansas House Bill No. 2516 on May 2, 1983, and removed all conditions prohibiting the funding of State abandoned mine land construction grants, effective June 3, 1983. Copies of the approved plan are available at:

(a) Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Surface Mining Section, 4033 Parkview Drive, Frontenac, KS 66763.

(b) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Mid-Continent Regional Coordinating Center, Alton Federal Building, 501 Belle Street, Alton, IL 62002.

[64 FR 20167, Apr. 26, 1999]

§916.25   Approval of Kansas abandoned mine land reclamation plan amendments.

The following is a list of the dates amendments were submitted to OSM, the dates when the Director's decision approving all, or portions of these amendments, were published in the Federal Register and the State citations or a brief description of each amendment. The amendments in this table are listed in order of the date of final publication in the Federal Register.

Original amendment submission dateDate of final publicationCitation/description
April 29, 1988October 5, 1988Reorganization of the Regulatory Authority. House Bill 3009 eliminated the Kansas Mined Land Conservation and Reclamation Board and transferred its functions and staff to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
September 30, 1988January 10, 1989Approval of emergency reclamation program.
June 29 and July 26, 1989November 30, 1989KAR 47-16-1, -16-2, -16-4 through -8; policy and procedures for project ranking and selection; organization structure; public participation.
October 25, 1991April 13, 1992KAR 47-16-5(b), -6.
May 7, 1997March 3, 1998K.A.R. 47-16-1 through 47-16-11.
March 17, 1998June 8, 1998Section 884.13(c)(2) and (d)(3).
July 24, 2002March 25, 2003K.A.R. 47-16-9(a), 47-16-10(b), and 47-16-12.
February 23, 2016May 9, 2019Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Plan for the State of Kansas.

[62 FR 9941, Mar. 5, 1997, as amended at 63 FR 10317, Mar. 3, 1998; 63 FR 31112, June 8, 1998; 68 FR 14326, Mar. 25, 2003; 84 FR 20264, May 9, 2019]

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