30 CFR § 903.779 - Surface mining permit applications - Minimum requirements for information on environmental resources.

§ 903.779 Surface mining permit applications - Minimum requirements for information on environmental resources.

(a) Part 779 of this chapter, Surface Mining Permit Applications - Minimum Requirements for Information on Environmental Resources, applies to any person who submits an application to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations.

(b) Each permit application must include a map that delineates existing vegetative types and a description of the plant communities within the proposed permit area and within any proposed reference area.