A mining operation shall be designed, constructed, and maintained so that the operation is compatible with surrounding nonmining uses.
Naturally existing terrain and vegetation, or vegetated mine waste which appear similar to natural terrain shall be used to minimize problems such as: noise, dust and chemical air pollutants, view, mine traffic, access, and erosion.
Buffering shall be implemented prior to beginning operations in a portion of a mining area that needs buffering.
MS s 93.47
June 11, 2008
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes