Mining and Mining Claims

ORS 517.795
Department to consult with and cooperate with other agencies


(1)

The State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall consult with other state agencies as necessary to ensure that rules developed by the department and those agencies regarding exploration or monitoring well requirements for sites described under ORS 517.790 (Operating permit required for surface mining on certain lands) do not conflict.

(2)

The department and any other state agencies imposing requirements for exploration or monitoring wells for sites described under ORS 517.790 (Operating permit required for surface mining on certain lands) may enter into agreements for the department to act on behalf of the agencies in informing the landowner or operator of the requirements and overseeing enforcement of the requirements. [1997 c.184 §1]
Note: 517.795 (Department to consult with and cooperate with other agencies) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 517 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 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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