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Texas Natural Resources Code - NAT RES § 131.214. Objections to Release

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(a) Any person or the officer or head of a federal, state, or local governmental agency is entitled to file written objections to the proposed release from the bond or deposit.

(b) The objections must be filed with the commission within 30 days after the last publication of notice as provided in Section 131.209 of this code.

(c) If the commission determines that the application is of a significance sufficient to warrant a public hearing considering the objections that have been filed, the commission shall hold a public hearing.

(d) The commission shall give notice to all interested parties of the time and place of the hearing which shall be conducted as provided in Sections 131.160 through 131.164 of this code.  1

(e) The hearing shall be held in the locality of the surface mining operation proposed for bond or deposit release.

(f) Notice of the date, time, and location of the public hearing shall be published by the commission as provided in Section 131.163 of this code.

1  Section 131.164 was repealed by Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 1991, ch. 784, § 5.

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