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45-6C-20. Criteria for determining amount of surety. Criteria which shall be considered to determine the amount of surety necessary to guarantee the costs of reclamation of affected public and private lands and facilities shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) Potential damages to unique and natural historical sites, springs, natural or man made water storage and transport facilities, domestic and public water wells and water supply, waste water transport, storage and treatment facilities or crops;
(2) Topography;
(3) Climatic, soil, and vegetative conditions;
(4) Estimated costs per test hole site to reclaim disturbed surface areas; and
(5) Estimated cost per test hole site to plug each test hole.

Source: SL 1982, ch 306, § 20.