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.
(b) For a direct use facility, the facility operator must submit a surety or personal bond to BLM that meets the requirements of subpart 3214 in an amount BLM will specify.
(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.