SEC. 53-7-47. Mining prohibited in national and state park lands.
To the extent that the commission, the Permit Board and the department may exercise jurisdiction over the areas specified in this section, no surface mining operation * * * shall be conducted on lands which are part of a national park, national monument, national historic landmark, any property listed on the national register of historic places, national forest, national wilderness area, national wildlife refuge, national wild or scenic river, state scenic stream, state park, state wildlife refuge, state forest, recorded state historical landmark, state historic site, state archaeological landmark or city or county park, forest or historical area. * * * For good cause shown and after any public hearing the commission may elect to hold, the commission may make an exception to this section.
SOURCES: Laws, 1977, ch. 476, Sec. 16(1); Laws, 2002, ch. 492, § 21, HB 573, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.
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