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Reclamation efforts, including but not limited to backfilling, grading, topsoil replacement, and revegetation, on all areas affected by surface impacts incident to an underground coal mine shall occur as contemporaneously as practicable with mining operations, except when such mining operations are conducted in accordance with a variance for concurrent surface and underground mining activities issued under § 785.18 of this chapter.The regulatory authority may establish schedules that define contemporaneous reclamation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 30. Mineral Resources § 30.817.100 Contemporaneous reclamation - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-30-mineral-resources/cfr-sect-30-817-100/
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