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Title 30Chapter VIISubchapter MPart 850 → §850.12


Title 30: Mineral Resources
PART 850—PERMANENT REGULATORY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS—STANDARDS FOR CERTIFICATION OF BLASTERS


§850.12   Responsibility.

(a) The regulatory authority is responsible for promulgating rules governing the training, examination, certification and enforcement of a blaster certification program for surface coal mining operations. When the regulatory authority is a State, the State shall submit these rules of the Office of Surface Mining for approval under parts 731 and 732 of this chapter.

(b) The regulatory authority shall develop and adopt a program to examine and certify all persons who are directly responsible for the use of explosives in a surface coal mining operation within 12 months after approval of a State program or implementation of a Federal program or within 12 months after March 4, 1983 of this rule, whichever is later. The Director may approve an extension of the 12-month period upon a demonstration of good cause.

[48 FR 9492, Mar. 4, 1983, as amended at 48 FR 44781, Sept. 30, 1983]

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