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Title 30Chapter VIISubchapter T → Part 918


Title 30: Mineral Resources


PART 918—LOUISIANA


Contents
§918.1   Scope.
§918.10   State regulatory program approval.
§918.15   Approval of Louisiana regulatory program amendments.
§918.16   Required program amendments.
§918.20   Approval of Louisiana abandoned mine land reclamation plan.
§918.25   Approval of Louisiana abandoned mine land reclamation plan amendments.

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

§918.1   Scope.

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

[45 FR 67343, Oct. 10, 1980]

§918.10   State regulatory program approval.

The Secretary approved the Louisiana regulatory program, as submitted on January 3, 1980, and resubmitted on September 4, 1980, effective October 10, 1980. Copies of the approved program are available at:

(a) Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Office of Conservation, Injection and Mining Division, 625 N. 4th Street, P.O. Box 94275, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9275.

(b) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Tulsa Field Office, 5100 East Skelly Drive, Suite 470, Tulsa, OK 74135-6548.

[64 FR 20167, Apr. 26, 1999]

§918.15   Approval of Louisiana 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 date Date of final publication Citation/description
January 19, 1990May 8, 1991Chapters 1, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 51, 53, 55, 59, 63, 65, 69.
August 14, 1990May 21, 1991Policy statements—PS-1, PS-2, PS-3 regarding requirements at LSMR 5353.C, 3127, 5321; 107.C, Chapter 4.
November 12, 1991October 28, 1992LSMR 107.G.1, 2; 53123.A, .1, .2, .3, .4, .B.1.b, .d, .2.a, .b, .3.b, .B.2.a, .4, .7, .9; Policy Statement PS-4 interpreting LSMR 2523; LSMR 53125.
May 3, 1994September 20, 1994LSMR 53123.B.4.a.
November 2, 1994January 24, 1995LSMR 5423.B.4.a; Policy Statement PS-5.
December 4, 1997March 11, 1998LSMR section 105.
October 24, 1997May 8, 1998Sections 105.; 2537.A.11.; 2725.A., A.2., A.3., A.3.a., C.1., F; 2907.C.5.; 3705.A.2., A.2.a., A.2.b.; 3711.A., B.1. through B.6.; 3717.A., A.2., A.3.; 4501.A.3., A.4.; 5333.A.1. through A.13.; 5411.A.; 5413.A.; 5503.A.2.; 5507.A.4.; 6507.A.2.; 6913 .B.; 6915.B.1.; 6917.A.; 7105.C.
August 23, 1999December 7, 1999R.S. 30:907(B)(16) through (20); (C); and 927(2).
June 1, 2001December 14, 2001Revegetation Success Standards for Pastureland.
August 3, 2001February 26, 2002.LSMR Sections 105, 1105, 1107.B through F, 1109, 2111.A.8, 2113.B.4, and 2323.
October 2, 2001November 15, 2002LAC Sections 5423.B.1.e. and 8.a.; 5424; 5425; and policy document titled, “Reclamation Phase III Revegetation Success Standards for Post-Mining Land Use of Wildlife Habitat.
March 4, 2010March 9, 2011Sections 105; 2913; 3113 C., D., E., F., G., H.; 3114; 3115 A. 17, 18, 19; 3127; 3129; 3131; 3133; 3135; 3137; Chapter 35 title; 3521; 3523; 3517 C.1.; 2304; 2305 A.1., A.2.c., d., e., A.3., A.4.; 2307 A.1., A.3.; 5414; 6501 G.

[62 FR 9943, Mar. 5, 1997, as amended at 63 FR 11830, Mar. 11, 1998; 63 FR 25394, May 8, 1998; 63 FR 38881, July 20, 1998; 64 FR 68291, Dec. 7, 1999; 66 FR 64749, Dec. 14, 2001; 67 FR 8719, Feb. 26, 2002; 67 FR 69129, Nov. 15, 2002; 76 FR 12856, Mar. 9, 2011]

§918.16   Required program amendments.

Pursuant to 30 CFR 732.17(f)(1), Louisiana is required to submit to OSM by the specified date the following written, proposed program amendment, or a description of an amendment to be proposed, that meets the requirements of SMCRA and 30 CFR chapter VII and a timetable for enactment that is consistent with Louisiana's established administrative or legislative procedures.

(a)-(b) [Reserved]

[60 FR 4544, Jan. 24, 1995]

§918.20   Approval of Louisiana abandoned mine land reclamation plan.

The Secretary approved the Louisiana abandoned mine land reclamation plan, as submitted on February 3, 1986, effective December 10, 1986. Copies of the approved plan are available at:

(a) Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Office of Conservation, Injection and Mining Division, 625 N. 4th Street, P.O. Box 94275, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9275.

(b) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Tulsa Field Office, 5100 East Skelly Drive, Suite 470, Tulsa, OK 74135-6548.

[64 FR 20167, Apr. 26, 1999]

§918.25   Approval of Louisiana 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 date Date of final publication Citation/description
February 3, 1986November 10, 1986Approval of AMLR program.
June 12, 1989April 9, 1990Certification for Noncoal reclamation.
March 4, 2010March 9, 2011Section 8509.

[62 FR 9944, Mar. 5, 1997, as amended at 76 FR 12856, Mar. 9, 2011]

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