30 CFR § 903.816 - Performance standards - Surface mining activities.

§ 903.816 Performance standards - Surface mining activities.

(a) Part 816 of this chapter, Permanent Program Performance Standards - Surface Mining Activities, applies to any person who conducts surface mining activities, except § 816.116(a)(1) of this chapter regarding revegetation success standards, for which paragraph (b) of this section substitutes.

(b) Standards for success shall be those identified at § 816.116(a)(2) and (b) of this chapter. Statistically valid sampling techniques for measuring success shall be included in the mining and reclamation plan and approved by the regulatory authority.