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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Mississippi > Title-53 > 7

53-7-1 - Citation of chapter.
53-7-3 - Legislative findings and declarations.
53-7-5 - Definitions.
53-7-7 - Permit requirement; applicability of law; exceptions and exemptions.
53-7-9 - Administration and enforcement of chapter.
53-7-11 - Rules and regulations; public hearing; notice; comments.
53-7-13 - , 53-7-15. Repealed.
53-7-17 - Commission to retain exclusive jurisdiction on passage of federal strip mining legislation.
53-7-19 - Powers and duties of commission.
53-7-21 - Surface mining permits; issuance; certificate of compliance.
53-7-23 - Issuance of general permits; conditions; application for permit; reclamation plan; review of application.
53-7-25 - General permit application fees.
53-7-27 - Submission of application for permit, proposed initial reclamation plan, and performance bond; form of application.
53-7-29 - Filing of copies of permit applications for public inspection with certain state agencies; review of application by agencies; comments and recommendations.
53-7-31 - Reclamation plans; contents; reclaiming lands in lieu of lands included in notice of intent.
53-7-33 - Repealed.
53-7-35 - Reclamation standards and methods; alternative methods; concurrent reclamation; continuing right of entry; action on bond.
53-7-37 - Performance bonds.
53-7-39 - Initial review of application by department; department to make recommendation to Permit Board; on-site inspection of proposed area as condition of granting permit.
53-7-41 - Authority of Permit Board to issue, reissue, deny, modify, revoke, cancel, rescind, suspend, or transfer permit; grounds for denial; public hearing; board may authorize executive director to
53-7-43 - Applications for modification, transfer, or reissuance of permit; right of successive reissuance upon expiration; term of reissuance; continuance of operation during reissuance process.
53-7-45 - Review of Permit Board action or decision.
53-7-47 - Mining prohibited in national and state park lands.
53-7-49 - Designation of certain lands as unsuitable for surface mining; criteria for designation.
53-7-51 - Designation of certain lands as unsuitable for surface mining; petition for modification, amendment or termination of designation; appeal.
53-7-53 - Records, reports and equipment to be maintained by permittees.
53-7-55 - Inspection by department; inspection reports; procedure on detection of violation.
53-7-57 - Inspection by representatives of local soil and water conservation districts; recommendations of progress of reclamation activities.
53-7-59 - Violations; penalties; appeals; commission authorized to pursue civil action for relief; limitation on liability.
53-7-61 - Criminal penalties for false statement, representation or certification; willful violations.
53-7-63 - Request for formal hearing by aggrieved party; authority to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, examine witnesses and conduct hearing.
53-7-65 - Report or complaint alleging violation; investigation; hearing; order; notice; proof of service; appeal.
53-7-67 - Release of bond; contents of application; inspection and evaluation of reclamation work; schedule for release; procedure on disapproval of release.
53-7-69 - Surface Mining and Reclamation Fund.
53-7-71 - Reclamation work; utilizing services of governmental agencies and private contractors; competitive bidding; right of access.
53-7-73 - Repealed.
53-7-75 - Disclosure of confidential information; penalty; application of Trade Secrets Act.
53-7-77 - Surface Mine Worker Safety Training Program Operations Fund.