15A NCAC 05H .2103       TIMING AND NOTICE OF RECLAMATION

(a)  The permittee shall complete reclamation of all disturbed land within two years pursuant to G.S. 113-421(a3).

(b)  The permittee shall notify the Department in writing within 30 calendar days following completing reclamation. 

(c)  The Department shall monitor the well site for compliance with the following standards:

(1)           the vegetative cover shall be maintained for a period of one year after the notice has been given before the disturbed land bond under Rule .1404 shall be released by the surface owner; and

(2)           the filled or graded areas shall be maintained so as to avoid the formation of depressions or standing pools of water until reclamation is complete.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-391(a)(5)l;

Eff. March 17, 2015.