Coal Section Forms and Guidelines

Prospecting Forms

  1. Notice of Intent Form - Word
  2. Short Form - Word
  3. Long Form - Word
  4. Example Public Notice (Short Form)- Word
  5. Renewal Form - Word
  6. Transfer Form- Word
  7. Assignment Form - Word
  8. Monthly/Annual Prospecting Report Form - Excel
  9. Bond Release Form - Word

SMP Forms

  1. Application/Amendment Form - Word
  2. Renewal Form - Word
  3. Bond Release Form - Word

Other Forms

  1. Designation of Agent Form - Word
  2. Map Affidavit - Word
  3. Permit Update Affidavit - Word

Guidelines

  1. Submittal Guidelines - pdf
  2. Annual Report Standard -pdf
  3. Annual Hydro Report Standard -pdf
    1. Quality Assurance Summary Report - pdf
    2. Monitoring and Quality Assurance Plan - pdf 
  4. Cultural and Historic Resource Guidelines - pdf
  5. Erosional Features Guidelines -pdf
  6. Postmine Topography Plan Guidelines - pdf
  7. Soil, Overburden and Regraded Spoil Guidelines - pdf
  8. Vegetation Sampling Guidelines - pdf
  9. Fish and Wildlife Guidelines - pdf
  10. Approximate Original Contour Guidelines - pdf

Reference Documents

  1. 17.24.301(113)-1951 Soil Survey Manual
  2. 17.24.301(114)-National Soils Handbook 
  3. 17.24.301(114)-Soil Taxonomy (Handbook 436)
  4. 17.24.315(1)(c) and 17.24.642(1)(f)-Technical Release No. 60 (Earth Dams and Reservoirs)
  5. 17.24.645(6) and 17.24.646(6)-40 CFR Part 136 "Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants"
  6. 17.24.646(6)-40 CFR Part 434 "Coal Mining Point Source Category Analysis BPT, BAT, BCT Limitations and New Source Performance Standards"
  7. 17.24.806-Maas and Hoffman "Crop Salt Tolerance-Current Assessment"
  8. 17.24.1133(3)-30 CFR 761.16
  9. 17.24.746-Land Capability Classification for Montana