15A NCAC 05B .0106 STANDARDS FOR DENYING AN APPLICATION
An application for a mining permit including new permits, modified permits and renewal permits, may be denied when the operation will have an unduly adverse effect on wildlife or fisheries by:
(1) substantial siltation of streams or lake beds, increasing the average water temperature of adjacent waterways to a temperature detrimental to the pre‑existing aquatic wildlife; or
(2) other conditions designated by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission as being unduly detrimental to wildlife.
History Note: Authority G.S. 74‑51; 74‑58; 74‑63;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. November 1, 1984.