30 CFR § 941.773 - Requirements for permits and permit processing.
(ii) Request additional information required for completeness stating specifically what information must be supplied and negotiate the date by which the information must be submitted; or
(iii) Judge the application administratively complete and acceptable for further review.
(3) Should the applicant not submit the information as required by § 941.773(b)(2)(ii) by the specified date, the office may reject the application. When the applicant submits the required information by the specified date, the Office shall review it and advise the applicant concerning its acceptability.
(5) A representative of the Office shall visit the proposed permit area to determine whether the operation and reclamation plans are consistent with actual site conditions. The applicant will be notified in advance of the time of the visit. At the time of the visit, the applicant shall have the locations of the proposed permit boundaries, topsoil storage areas, sediment control structures, roads, and other significant features contained in the application marked by flags.
(c) In addition to the information required by Subchapter G of this chapter, the Office may require an applicant to submit supplementary information to ensure compliance with applicable Federal laws and regulations other than the Act.
(d) Where applicable, no person shall conduct surface coal exploration operations which result in the removal of more than 250 tons of coal, nor shall any person conduct surface coal mining operations without a permit issued by the Secretary pursuant to 30 CFR part 773, and permits, leases and certificates required by the State of South Dakota including compliance with: (1) Air pollution control, S.D. Comp. Laws Ann. Chap. 34A-1; (2) water pollution control, S.D. Comp. Laws Ann. Chap. 34A-2; and (3) solid waste disposal, S.D. Comp. Laws Ann. Chap. 34A-6.
(e) No person shall be granted a permit to conduct exploration which results in the removal of more than 250 tons of coal or shall conduct surface coal mining unless that person has acquired all required permits, leases, and certificates listed in paragraph (d) of this section.
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