43 CFR 3590.0-5 - Definitions.

§ 3590.0-5 Definitions.
As used in this part, the term:
(a) Established requirements means applicable law and regulations, lease, license or permit terms, conditions and special stipulations; approved mine or exploration plan requirements; and orders issued by the authorized officer.
(b) General mining order means a formal numbered order issued in a rulemaking procedure by the Department of the Interior which implements the regulations in this part and applied to mining and related operations.
(c) Lessee means any person, partnership, association, corporation or municipality that holds a mineral lease, through issuance or assignment, in whole or part, which lease is subject to the provisions of this part.
(d) Licensee means any person, partnership, association, corporation or municipality that holds a mineral license, through issuance or assignment, in whole or part, which license is subject to the provisions of this part.
(e) Permittee means any person, partnership, association, corporation or municipality that holds a mineral prospecting permit, through issuance, or assignment, in whole or part, which permit is subject to the provisions of this part.
(f) Operator means anyone authorized to conduct operations pursuant to the regulations in this part.
(g) Reclamation means the measures undertaken to bring about the necessary reconditioning or restoration of lands or water affected by exploration, mining, on-site processing operations or waste disposal in a manner which, among other things, will prevent or control on-site or offsite damage to the environment.
(h) Ultimate maximum recovery means that all portions of a leased Federal mineral deposit shall be mined, based on standard industry operating practices. The requirement to achieve ultimate maximum recovery does not in any way restrict the authorized officer's authority to ensure the conservative of the mineral resource and protection of the other resources.

Title 43 published on 2014-10-01

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION
U.S. Code: Title 25 - INDIANS
U.S. Code: Title 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS
Statutes at Large
Public Laws
Presidential Documents

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