41 CFR 102-75.1105 - What other responsibilities does the Secretary of the Interior have under this delegation of authority?
Under this authority, the Secretary of the Interior is responsible for -
(a) Maintaining proper inventory records, as head of the landholding agency;
(b) Monitoring the minerals as necessary, as head of the landholding agency, to prevent unauthorized mining or removal of the minerals;
(c) Securing any appraisals deemed necessary by the Secretary;
(d) Coordinating with all surface landowners, Federal or otherwise, to prevent unnecessary interference with the surface use;
(e) Restoring damaged or disturbed lands after removal of the mineral deposits;
(f) Notifying the Administrator of General Services when the disposal of all marketable mineral deposits is complete;
(g) Complying with the applicable environmental laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended ( 42 U.S.C. 4321et seq.); and the implementing regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality ( 40 CFR part 1500); section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended ( 16 U.S.C. 470f); and the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 ( 16 U.S.C. 1451et seq.) and the Department of Commerce implementing regulations ( 15 CFR parts 923 and 930);
(h) Forwarding promptly to the Administrator of General Services copies of any agreements executed under this authority; and
(i) Providing the Administrator of General Services with an annual accounting of the proceeds received from leases executed under this authority.