Materially damage the quantity or quality of water

Materially damage the quantity or quality of water means, with respect to alluvial valley floors, to degrade or reduce by surface coal mining and reclamation operations the water quantity or quality supplied to the alluvial valley floor to the extent that resulting changes would signficantly decrease the capability of the alluvial valley floor to support farming.

Source

30 CFR § 701.5


Scoping language

As used in this chapter, the following terms have the specified meanings, except where otherwise indicated:

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