405 KAR 1:015. Documents incorporated by reference.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 350

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 350.028

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS Chapter 350 in pertinent part requires the cabinet to adopt administrative regulations pertaining to strip mining. This administrative regulation provides for incorporation by reference of documents relied on by the cabinet in implementing the interim program.

 

      Section 1. Reclamation Advisory Memoranda. The following Reclamation Advisory Memoranda (RAM) issued by the Department for Natural Resources are incorporated herein by reference for the purposes of Title 405, Chapter 1. Copies may be obtained from the department.

      (1) RAM No. 10, "a) Existing Underground Coal Mines; Time Extension for Application for Permit, b) Supplemental Mine Map Required for Small Operators," March 1, 1979.

      (2) RAM No. 14, "Reporting Results of Water Quality Monitoring," August 3, 1979.

      (3) RAM No. 18, "Incremental Bonding," March 6, 1980.

      (4) RAM No. 22, "Approval of Permanent Water Impoundments," May 8, 1980.

      (5) RAM No. 23, "Retention of Roads," May 23, 1980.

      (6) RAM No. 24, also identified as No. 81-01, "AOC Variances on Steep Slopes," March 19, 1981.

      (7) RAM No. 27, also identified as No. 81-04, "Reclamation Deferments," April 29, 1981, except for the statement on page 3 under coal marketing problems that such deferments may be given for a "single" period of six (6) months. Such deferments may be renewed.

      (8) RAM No. 33, "Coal Processing Operations and Crushing and Loading Facilities," April 27, 1982.

      (9) RAM No. 56, "Overlapping Permits," December 1, 1982.

      (10) RAM No. 75, "Permanent Program Performance Standards Take Effect March 16, 1984 on Transitioning Operations," March 12, 1984.

      (11) RAM No. 78, "Departmental Policies: Withdrawal and Maintenance of Mining Permit Applications," April 23, 1984.

 

      Section 2. Secretary's Orders. The following Secretary's Order issued by the Secretary of the cabinet is incorporated herein by reference for the purposes of Title 405, Chapter 1. Copies may be obtained from the department. "In Re: Steep Slope Remaining," September 19, 1983. (10 Ky.R. 1215; eff. 8-7-84; TAm eff. 8-9-2007.)