30 CFR § 947.773 - 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 § 947.773(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) The Secretary shall coordinate, to the extent practicable, his responsibilities under the following Federal laws with the relevant Washington State laws to avoid duplication:
|Federal law||Washington law|
|(1) Clean Water Act, as amended 33 U.S.C. 1251
||Water Pollution Control Act, Chapter 90.48 RCW|
|(2) Clean Air Act, as amended 42 U.S.C. 7401
||Washington Clean Air Act, Chapter 70.94 RCW.|
|(3) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 3251||Solid Waste Management, Chapter 70.95 RCW: Hazardous Waste Disposal Act, Chapter 70.105 RCW.|
|(4) National Historic Preservation Act, RCW, 16 U.S.C. 470
||Indian Graves and Records, Chapter 27.44.|
|(5) Archeological and Historic Preservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 469
||Archeological Sites and Resources, Chapter 27.53 RCW, Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation, Chapter 43.51A, RCW.|
|(6) National Environmental Policy 42 U.S.C. 4321
||State Environmental Policy Act, Chapter 43.21C RCW.|
|(7) Coastal Zone Management Act 16 U.S.C. 1451, 1453-1464||Shoreline Management Act, Chapter 90.58, RCW.|
|(8) Section 208 of the Clean Water Act, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 1251
||Water Pollution Control Act, Chapter 90.48 RCW: Washington Forest Practices Act, Chapter 76.09 RCW.|
|(9) Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531
||Natural Area Preserves Act (Plants), Chapter 79.70, RCW: Department of Game, Chapter 43.17 RCW: Game Commission, Chapter 77.08, RCW.|
|(10) Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act 16 U.S.C. 661-667||Water Resources Act of 1971, Chapter 90.54 RCW: Minimum Water Flows and Levels, Chapter 90.22 RCW.|
|(11) Noise Control Act, 42 U.S.C. 4903||Noise Control Act of 1974, Chapter 70.107 RCW.|
|(12) Bald Eagle Protection Act 16 U.S.C. 668-668(d)|
(e) The Secretary shall coordinate the SMCRA permit with appropriate State and regional or local agencies to the extent possible, to avoid duplication with the following state and regional or local regulations:
(1) Department of Ecology:
(2) Department of Natural Resources:
(3) Regional Air Pollution Control Agencies:
(4) Department of Fisheries:
(5) Department of Game:
(6) Department of Social Health Services:
(7) Department of Labor and Industries:
(8) Cities and Counties:
(f) Where applicable, no person shall conduct coal exploration operations which result in the removal of more than 250 tons in one location or surface coal mining and reclamation operations without first obtaining permits required by the State of Washington.
(g) The Secretary shall provide a copy of the decision to grant or deny a permit application to the Washington Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Ecology and to the County Department of Planning, if any, in which the operation is located.
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