Alaska Statutes Title 27. Mining § 27.19.030. Reclamation plan

(a) Except as provided in AS 27.19.050 , a miner may not engage in a mining operation until the commissioner has approved a reclamation plan for the mining operation.

(b) In reviewing a reclamation plan for state, federal, or municipal land under (a) of this section, the commissioner may consider, after consultation with the commissioners of environmental conservation and fish and game and with the concurrence of the miner and landowner, uses to which the land may be put after mining has been completed, including trails, lakes, recreation sites, fish and wildlife enhancement, commercial, and agriculture uses.


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