When an advertisement is required, it shall be published once each week for four successive weeks in a legal newspaper, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 331A.02, which is circulated in the locality of the proposed mining operation. This advertisement shall contain:
A statement and map indicating the location and boundaries of the mining area.
The names of all surface owners of record within the mining area, and severed mineral ownership as set forth in verified statements pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 93.52, or in an order or decree pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 93.55, subdivision 2, filed in the county recorder's office with respect to severed mineral interests in parts of the mining area which will be excavated or covered with mine wastes. An owner's agent may be identified in place of the owner. No error in the designation of surface or mineral ownership shall affect the validity of the publication. This requirement shall not apply to lands occupied by existing railroads not located in mine or plant areas.
The schedule for accomplishing what is being proposed.
A notice of the deadline date for filing objections.
The following information:
if application is made for a permit to mine, a description of the proposed mining operation including the general kinds of reclamation or restoration measures to be undertaken pursuant to the reclamation plan;
if an amendment to a permit to mine is requested, a description of the purpose and nature of the proposed amendment;
if a cancellation of a permit to mine is requested, an explanation of the request for cancellation and the consequences of allowing such a request; or
if a variance from these rules is requested, a description of the purpose and nature of the requested variance and a description of the proposed alternative means which will be used to meet the goals and comply with the requirements of these parts.
MS s 93.47
October 8, 2013