43 CFR 3273.19 - What are the bonding requirements for a site license?
(a) For an electrical generation facility, the facility operator must submit a surety or personal bond to BLM for at least $100,000 that meets the requirements of subpart 3214.BLM may increase the required bond amount. See subparts 3214 and 3215 for additional details on bonding procedures.
(c) The bond's terms must cover compliance with the requirements of § 3200.4.
(d) Until BLM approves your bond, do not start construction, testing, or any other activity that would disturb the surface.