§ 880-X-8M-.03. Responsibilities
The State Regulatory Authority shall --
(a) Ensure that permits are revised prior to changes in surface coal mining and reclamation operations;
(b) Ensure that all permits are regularly reviewed to determine that surface coal mining and reclamation operations under these permits are conducted in compliance with the Act and these regulations;
(c) Effectively review and act on applications to renew existing permits, in a timely manner, to ensure that surface coal mining and reclamation operations continue, if they comply with the Act and these regulations; and
(d) Ensure that no person conducts surface coal mining and reclamation operations, through the transfer, sale, or assignment of rights granted under permits, without the prior approval of the State Regulatory Authority.
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 9-16-71, 9-16-73, 9-16-74, 9-16-75, 9-16-80, 9-16-81, 9-16-82, 9-16-83, 9-16-84, 9-16-85, 9-16-86, 9-16-88, 9-16-90, 9-16-91, 9-16-92, 9-16-93, 9-16-96.
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