GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO BE NOTIFIED

 

SDCL 45-6-69 states the following: The operator shall submit notification consisting of a map of the affected area and the information required in the newspaper notice to the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, the South Dakota State Archaeological Research Center, and the local Conservation District, of his intent to commence mining at a new site at least thirty days prior to beginning mining operations.

 

The contacts and addresses of these agencies are given below:

 

1) SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

Minerals and Mining Program
Joe Foss Building
523 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3181 Telephone: (605) 773-4201

 

2) SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH, AND PARKS

 

Stan Michals - Energy and Minerals Coordinator
SD/Game, Fish, and Parks
4130 Adventure Trail

Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone (605) 394-2589

Fax (605) 394-1760

 

Or send via email to Mr Michals at Energy/Minerals.Coordinator@state.sd.us

 

3) SOUTH DAKOTA STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER

 

Mike Fosha
State Archaeological Research Center
PO Box 1257
Rapid City, SD 57709-1257

Telephone: (605) 394-1936

 

4) LOCAL CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

Please contact the Conservation District located in the county where the mining operation will be conducted.