43 CFR 3207.13 - Must I comply with the requirements of §§ 3207.11 and 3207.12 when my lease overlies a mining claim?
(a) BLM will exempt you from complying with the requirements of §§ 3207.11 and 3207.12 when you demonstrate to BLM that:
(1) The mining claim has a plan of operations approved by the appropriate Federal land management agency; and
(2) Your development of the geothermal resource on the lease would interfere with the mining operations.
(b) The exemption provided under paragraph (a) of this section expires upon termination of the mining operations.