Section 880-X-8I-.11 - Reclamation Plan: Postmining Land Uses (Alabama Administrative Code)

§ 880-X-8I-.11. Reclamation Plan: Postmining Land Uses

(1) Each plan shall contain a description of the proposed use, following reclamation of the land within the proposed permit area including a discussion of the utility and capacity of the reclaimed land to support a variety of alternative uses, and the relationship of the proposed use to existing land use policies and plans. This description shall explain --

(a) How the proposed postmining land use is to be achieved and the necessary support activities which may be needed to achieve the proposed land use;

(b) Where a land use different from the premining land use is proposed, all materials needed for approval of the alternative use under Rule 880-X-10D-.64; and

(c) The consideration which has been given to making all of the proposed surface operations consistent with the surface owner plans and applicable State and local land use plans and programs.

(2) The description shall be accompanied by a copy of the comments concerning the proposed use by the legal owner of record of the surface of the proposed permit area and the State and local governmental agencies which would have to initiate, implement, approve, or authorize the proposed use of the land following reclamation.

(3) This information may be supplied through a permit revision process near the end of the coal extraction.


Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 9-16-71, 73, 74, 75, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88, 90, 91, 92, 96.

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