Kan. Admin. Regs. § 11-8-6 - Reclamation plan

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) A reclamation plan shall be completed for each registered site and submitted with the initial registration application. The plan shall include the following:
(1) a legal description of where the site is located including the nearest quarter quarter section, township, range and county;
(2) the total acreage of the site;
(3) a general description of the material to be mined, including:
(A) the average depth of the mineral layer;
(B) the average depth of overburden; and
(C) the average depth of the topsoil;
(4) the estimated life-span of the mine or the time period covered by the operator's long-term plan;
(5) an aerial photograph, survey map, engineered drawing or other representation approved by the director describing the land to be mined first and how the mining will proceed across the site;
(6) a description of the estimated total number of acres to be affected by mining, including the proportion to be reclaimed if different than the total affected acres;
(7) an aerial photograph, survey map, engineered drawing or other representation approved by the director outlining the affected land, water bodies remaining after reclamation, stockpiles, crushing areas, roads and buildings;
(8) a general description of the pre-mining and post-mining land-use;
(9) a general description of the final grading and revegetation that will be completed and an estimated time-line for completion of those activities;
(10) an illustration of the final topography;
(11) a general description of the types of plants to be used in revegetation;
(12) the approximate amount of topsoil and overburden, or if topsoil is not present the amount of overburden, to be stockpiled and used for reclamation of the site; and
(13) the name, address, telephone number and signature of the person responsible for reclamation.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 11-8-6
Authorized by K.S.A. 49-623; implementing K.S.A. 49-607; effective June 19, 1995.

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