U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 23, 2019

§ 3809.598 - What if the amount forfeited will not cover the cost of reclamation?

If the amount forfeited is insufficient to pay for the full cost of reclamation, the operators and mining claimants are liable for the remaining costs as set forth in § 3809.116. BLM may complete or authorize completion of reclamation of the area covered by the financial guarantee and may recover from responsible persons all costs of reclamation in excess of the amount forfeited.

[66 FR 54862, Oct. 30, 2001]