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> Alaska Statutes Title 27, Chapter 27.19 - Reclamation
Alaska Statutes Title 27, Chapter 27.19 - Reclamation
Sec. 27.19.010 Administration; Applicability.
(a) The commissioner of natural resources shall implement this chapter.(b) This chapter applies to state, federal, municipal, and private land and water subject to...
Sec. 27.19.020 Reclamation Standard.
A mining operation shall be conducted in a manner that prevents unnecessary and undue degradation of land and water resources, and the mining operation...
Sec. 27.19.030 Reclamation Plan.
(a) Except as provided in AS 27.19.050 , a miner may not engage in a mining operation until the commissioner has approved a reclamation...
Sec. 27.19.040 Reclamation Financial Assurance.
(a) The commissioner shall require an individual financial assurance in an amount not to exceed an amount reasonably necessary to ensure the faithful performance...
Sec. 27.19.050 Exemption for Small Operations.
(a) AS 27.19.030 (a) and 27.19.040 do not apply to a mining operation(1) where less than five acres are mined at one location in...
Sec. 27.19.060 Cooperative Management Agreements.
The commissioner, on a determination that an agreement is in the best interest of the state, may enter into a cooperative management agreement with...
Sec. 27.19.070 Violations.
(a) A miner who violates or permits a violation of an approved reclamation plan and fails to comply with a lawful order of the...
Sec. 27.19.080 Administrative Procedure Act; Regulations.
(a) Except as provided in AS 44.37.011 , AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) applies to this chapter.(b) The commissioner may adopt regulations to carry...
Sec. 27.19.100 Definitions.
In this chapter,(1) "lode mine" means a mining operation that removes the minerals from consolidated rock rather than from a placer deposit;(2) "materials" means...
Last modified: November 15, 2016