Mining Activities in the Center and Gallatin National Forests in Montana: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials, and Fuels ... 92-1, August 18, 1971
1971 - 144 страници
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activities agencies Association Beartooth beauty believe Billings changes claims coal committee complete concern conducted consideration considered continue copper cost course damage demand deposits disturbance drill ecological economic effect effort environment environmental example existing exploration extraction Federal feel fish follows Forest Service future give going Government Hand hearing impact industry interest leasing legislation living materials ment metals mineral mining laws Mont Montana Mountain national forest natural necessary operations past permit plant pollution possible practical present preserve problem processing production prospecting protection public lands reasonable reclamation record region regulations Representative responsibility result River roads Senator METCALF Senator Moss statement Stillwater stream strip mining surface Thank things timber tion United valuable values wilderness wildlife
Страница 17 - The Congress authorizes and directs that, to the fullest extent possible: (1) the policies, regulations, and public laws of the United States shall be interpreted and administered in accordance with the policies set forth in this Act...
Страница 17 - States shall be subject, prior to issuance of patent therefor, to the right of the United States to manage and dispose of the vegetative surface resources thereof and to manage other surface resources thereof (except mineral deposits subject to location under the mining laws of the United States).
Страница 17 - States that it is the policy of Congress that the national forests are established and shall be administered for outdoor recreation, range, timber, watershed, and wildlife and fish purposes...
Страница 19 - ... securities of the United States having market value at the time of deposit of not less than the required dollar amount of the bond. A blanket bond covering nationwide or statewide operations may be furnished if the terms and conditions thereof are sufficient to comply with the regulations in this part. (b) In determining the amount of the bond, consideration will be given to the estimated cost of stabilizing, rehabilitating, and reclaiming the area of operations.
Страница 88 - Federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service.
Страница 100 - But strip mining is like taking seven or eight stiff drinks — you are riding high as long as the coal lasts but the hangover comes when the coal is gone, the land is gone and the jobs are gone ; and the bitter truth of the morning after leaves barren landscape and a mouth full of ashes.
Страница 19 - Approval of the means of such access as part of a plan of operations shall specify the location of the access route, design standards, means of transportation, and other conditions reasonably necessary...
Страница 15 - ... subject to the right of the United States to manage and dispose of the surface resources, both vegetative and mineral, as well as the right of the United States, its permittees, and licensees, to use so much of the surface as may be necessary for such purposes and for access to adjacent land. Such use must not endanger or materially interfere with prospecting, mining, or processing operations or uses reasonably incident thereto.
Страница 16 - USC 478. 551), persons entering National Forests for the purpose of prospecting, locating and developing mineral resources must comply with the rules and regulations covering National Forests. Section 4 of the Act of July 23, 1955 (69 Stat. 368, 30 USC 612), provides that mining claims subject to the provisions of that Act are to be used only for prospecting, mining, or processing operations and uses reasonably incident thereto, and that rights under such claims are subject to the right of the United...