Mining and Mining Claims

ORS 517.775
Permit fee for certain landowners and operators

  • erosion stabilization at mining operations exempt from reclamation


Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 517.770 (Exemptions from reclamation requirements):

(1)

Any landowner or operator conducting surface mining on July 1, 1972, shall pay the permit fee as provided in ORS 517.800 (Fees); and

(2)

The State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall require the landowner or operator to complete erosion stabilization upon completion of mining at a mining operation exempt from reclamation under ORS 517.770 (Exemptions from reclamation requirements). [1971 c.719 §17; 1979 c.435 §4; 1985 c.292 §17; 1987 c.260 §3; 1987 c.361 §2; 1999 c.492 §2; 2009 c.270 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability of permit fee requirements to landowner or operator exempted from permit requirements, (1975) Vol 37, p 694

§§ 517.750 to 517.901

Notes of Decisions

Department of Geology and Mineral Industries is not vested with exclusive jurisdiction over environmental regulation of mining lands, for such regulation is centralized in Division of State Lands pursuant to [former] ORS 541.610. State ex rel Cox v. Hibbard, 31 Or App 269, 570 P2d 1190 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Department of Environmental Quality to regulate mining activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

29 WLR 297 (1993)

Chapter 517

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Department of Environmental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

4 EL 370 (1974)


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