Mining and Mining Claims

ORS 517.963
Department duties upon receipt of notice of intent

Upon receipt of a notice of intent under ORS 517.961 (Notice of intent to submit application), the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall:


Provide notice as required under ORS 517.959 (Public notice requirements for ORS 517.952 to 517.989). The notice shall be sufficient to inform the public of the nature, size and location of the proposed mining operation.


Activate a project coordinating committee for the proposed mining operation and coordinate the participation of federal agencies, affected agencies, local government agencies and the prospective applicant in the activities of the project coordinating committee.


Activate a technical review team for the proposed mining operation.


Identify to the prospective applicant all permitting and cooperating agencies that will be participating in the consolidated application process. [1991 c.735 §9; 2013 c.371 §13]
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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