MINES AND MINING
47-1804. Cost recovery. If an operator fails to provide financial assurance as required by the provisions of this chapter, or has forfeited moneys from the reclamation fund and has not repaid those moneys, the state board of land commissioners shall be authorized to file liens against personal property and equipment of the operator to recover costs. The operator shall be liable for the actual cost of the required financial assurance, reclamation costs and administrative costs incurred by the department of lands.
[47-1804, added 2002, ch. 153, sec. 1, p. 449.]