30 CFR § 905.779 - Surface mining permit applications - Minimum requirements for information on environmental resources.

§ 905.779 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, shall apply to any person who makes application to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations.

(b) In addition to the requirements of part 779, the permit application shall contain 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.