MSHA-77.215-4
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30 CFR § 77.215-4
Refuse piles; abandonment.
When a refuse pile is to be abandoned, the District Manager shall be notified in writing, and if he determines it can present a hazard, the refuse pile shall be abandoned in accordance with a plan submitted by the operator and approved by the District Manager. The plan shall include a schedule for its implementation and describe provisions to prevent burning and future impoundment of water, and provide for major slope stability.
(Secs. 101, 508, Pub. L. 91-173, 83 Stat. 745, 803 (30 U.S.C. 811, 957), Pub. L. No. 96-511, 94 Stat. 2812 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.))
[40 FR 41776, Sept. 9, 1975, as amended at 47 FR 14696, Apr. 6, 1982; 60 FR 33719, June 29, 1995]