30 CFR § 939.780 - Surface mining permit applications - minimum requirements for reclamation and operations plan.
(a) Part 780 of this chapter, Surface Mining Permit Applications - Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan, shall apply to any person who makes application to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations.
(b) The applicant for a permit shall demonstrate compliance with Rhode Island air quality control laws (R.I. General Laws Section 23-23-1 et seq.) by obtaining an order of approval from the Director of the Department of Environmental Management for any facility with the potential to emit one ton per year or more of any air contaminant pursuant to R.I. General Laws Section 23-23-15.
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