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AGO 1974 No. 23 >  November 13, 1974
MINING - SURFACE - CITES AND TOWNS - LICENSES - REGULATION OF SURFACE MINING IN SHORELINE AREAS
MINING ‑- SURFACE ‑- CITES AND TOWNS ‑- LICENSES ‑- REGULATION OF SURFACE MINING IN SHORELINE AREAS If a surface mining operation for which a state permit has been issued under chapter 64, Laws of 1970, constitutes a "development" as defined in § 3 of the shoreline management act of 1971 (RCW 90.58.030) and is inconsistent with the properly formulated master program for the use of shorelines within the city in which it is occurring, as developed in accordance with RCW 90.58.080, such surface mining operation will be prohibited by RCW 90.58.140 if undertaken on those shorelines.
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