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49-409.Revegetation of affected areas. After the area of land affected, except access roads, has been graded and found by the secretary to meet the requirements of K.S.A. 49-408, and amendments thereto, and rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, the operator shall revegetate the affected area described in the application with seeds, plants or cutting of trees, shrubs or grasses, as shall be recommended or approved in writing by the secretary. Such revegetation shall conform to the approved land-use objectives as stated in the approved plan of reclamation. Such seeding or planting, as required above, shall be carried out in accordance with the revegetation plan which shall be filed with the department before November 30 of the year preceding planting. Such revegetation plan shall include information on the approximate number or kinds of plants or seeds to be used together with such seed or plant recommendations as set forth by the department. The secretary may establish additional requirements relating to revegetation and the revegetation plan as may be necessary in order to comply with the provisions of the national surface mining control and reclamation act of 1977 (public law 95-87) and federal rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

History: L. 1968, ch. 395, § 9; L. 1978, ch. 208, § 8; L. 1988, ch. 192, § 17; July 1.



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