30 CFR 774.15 - How may I renew a permit?
(a)Right of renewal. A valid permit, issued pursuant to an approved regulatory program, carries with it the right of successive renewal, within the approved boundaries of the existing permit, upon expiration of the term of the permit.
(b)Application requirements and procedures.
(i) Your name and address.
(ii) The term of the renewal requested.
(iii) The permit number or other identifier.
(iv) Evidence that a liability insurance policy for the operation will continue in full force and effect during the proposed renewal term or that you will have adequate self-insurance under § 800.60 of this chapter for the proposed term of renewal.
(vi) A copy of the newspaper notice and proof of publication, as required by § 778.21 of this chapter.
(vii) Additional revised or updated information required by the regulatory authority.
(c)Approval process -
(i) The terms and conditions of the existing permit are not being satisfactorily met.
(ii) The present surface coal mining and reclamation operations are not in compliance with the environmental protection standards of the Act and the regulatory program. The permit eligibility standards in §§ 773.12 through 773.14 of this chapter apply to this determination.
(iv) You have not provided evidence of having continuing liability insurance or self-insurance coverage as required under § 800.60 of this chapter.
(v) You have not provided evidence that any performance bond required to be in effect for the operation will continue in full force and effect for the proposed term of renewal.
(vii) You have not provided any additional revised or updated information required by the regulatory authority.
(3)Alluvial valley floor variance. Areas previously identified in the reclamation plan for the original permit as exempt from the standards in paragraphs (A) and (B) of section 510(b)(5) of the Act and the requirements of paragraphs (c) through (e) of § 785.19 of this chapter will retain their exempt status for the term of the renewal.
(e)Notice of decision. The regulatory authority must send copies of its decision to the applicant, to each person who filed comments or objections on the renewal, to each party to any informal conference held on the permit renewal, and to OSMRE if OSMRE is not the regulatory authority.
(f)Administrative and judicial review. Any person having an interest which is or may be adversely affected by the decision of the regulatory authority has the right to administrative and judicial review under part 775 of this chapter.