MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 56.6101
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30 CFR § 56.6101
Areas around explosive material storage facilities.


(a) Areas surrounding storage facilities for explosive material shall be clear of rubbish, brush, dry grass, and trees for 25 feet in all directions, except that live trees 10 feet or taller need not be removed.

(b) Other combustibles shall not be stored or allowed to accumulate within 50 feet of explosive material. Combustible liquids shall be stored in a manner that ensures drainage will occur away from the explosive material storage facility in case of tank rupture.


[58 FR 69596, Dec. 30, 1993]