1501:13-4-07 Annual reports and maps.

Within thirty days after each anniversary date of the issuance of a coal mining and reclamation permit, the permittee shall file the following with the chief:

(A) An annual report that shall:

(1) Be on a form prescribed and provided by the chief;

(2) Include the following estimates of acreages for the permit area and, as applicable, for the incremental area or for each incremental mining unit:

(a) The number of acres affected during the mining year for which the report is being filed;

(b) The number of acres to be reclaimed that were affected during the mining year for which the report is being filed;

(c) Cumulative total of acres affected during the permit period to include the acres affected during the mining year for which the report is being filed; and

(d) The number of acres to be affected during the next year of the mining operation;

(3) Provide the following location information for each of the acreage estimates required by paragraph (A)(2) of this rule:

(a) County;

(b) Township;

(c) Township - range designation; and

(d) Section number and/or lot number;

(4) Provide the following performance security information:

(a) The total amount of performance security on file for the permit;

(b) The number of acres reported as affected and the number of acres to be affected for which performance security has not been provided; and

(c) The incremental mining units reported as affected and the incremental mining units to be affected for which performance security has not been provided; and

(5) Include the number of tons of coal produced for the permit during the mining year for which the report is filed.

(B) An annual map that shall be prepared by or under the direction of a qualified registered professional surveyor and shall, in addition to other applicable map requirements show:

(1) The boundaries of each incremental mining unit affected during the permit year for which the annual report is filed;

(2) The incremental area for the permit year for which the annual report is filed and for all preceding permit years;

(3) The perimeter of the area affected during the permit year that is to be reclaimed during the next permit year;

(4) The perimeter of the total area affected during the permit to include that area affected during the mining year for which the annual report is filed; and

(5) In table form, all of the acreages required by paragraphs (A)(2), (A)(4) and (B) of this rule, and if applicable the number of acres affected beyond the permit limits.

(C) For coal mining operations that have not had any changes in the extent of their affected area, a letter to the chief certifying that the previously submitted information adequately reflects the current operations shall satisfy the reporting requirements of this rule. The letter must state that all areas already affected will be reclaimed or reaffected.

(D) Within thirty days after the completion of mining operations on a permit, the permittee shall file with the chief a final report that includes the information required under paragraph (A) of this rule and a final map that includes the information required under paragraph (B) of this rule.

Effective: 04/30/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/06/2009 and 04/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1513.02
Rule Amplifies: 1513.07 , 1513.08
Prior Effective Dates: 10/27/82