Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) If a mine operator fails to comply with
an order issued under ORS
517.880, the Department may
perform the reclamation outlined in the reclamation plan to the extent possible
given the condition of the site.
(2) The Department may perform alternative
reclamation depending on site conditions.
The Department may reclaim the site to:
(a) Eliminate or minimize hazards to the
health and safety of the public;
(b) Eliminate or minimize any pollution or
erosion or reestablish setbacks or buffers outside the excavation
(c) Mitigate impacts to
natural resources by enhancing wildlife habitat or restoring a
(d) Be compatible with
local agency regulations or an approved secondary beneficial use and with
federal and state laws.
Or. Admin. R.
DGMI 1-1999, f. & cert.
ef. 1-7-99; DGMI 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 7-20-00; DGMI 1-2009, f. &
cert. ef. 5-15-09
Stat. Auth.: ORS 517
Stats. Implemented: ORS