30 CFR § 773.13 - Unanticipated events or conditions at remining sites.

§ 773.13 Unanticipated events or conditions at remining sites.

(a) You, the applicant, are eligible for a permit under § 773.12 if an unabated violation -

(1) Occurred after October 24, 1992; and

(2) Resulted from an unanticipated event or condition at a surface coal mining and reclamation operation on lands that are eligible for remining under a permit that was held by the person applying for the new permit.

(b) For permits issued under § 785.25 of this subchapter, an event or condition is presumed to be unanticipated for the purpose of this section if it -

(1) Arose after permit issuance;

(2) Was related to prior mining; and

(3) Was not identified in the permit application.

[65 FR 79663, Dec. 19, 2000, as amended at 73 FR 67630, Nov. 14, 2008]