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It is declared to be the policy of this state to provide during and after completion of open-cut mining operations for the reclamation and restoration of affected lands to productive use, including, but not limited to, the planting of forests, the seeding of grasses and legumes for grazing purposes, the planting of crops for harvest, the enhancement of wildlife and aquatic resources, the establishment of recreational, home, and industrial sites, and the conservation, development, management, and appropriate use of all the natural resources of affected areas for compatible multiple purposes, in order to aid in maintaining or improving the tax base and protecting the health, safety, and general welfare of the people as well as the natural beauty and aesthetic value in the affected areas of this state.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 15. Natural Resources and Economic Development § 15-57-302. Statement of policy - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-15-natural-resources-and-economic-development/ar-code-sect-15-57-302.html
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