Prospecting Permit Guide
2020-7-6 · Prospecting permits may be granted for any combination of prospecting, hand mining, or pegging. Prospecting permits that include hand mining or prospecting have additional requirements compared to a prospecting permit for pegging only. Prospecting is the act of finding the existence, quality or quantity of minerals on, in or under land.Mineral and Coal Development Guidelines2016-3-14 · mineral leasing, prohibition of coal leasing or prospecting, or another management option is needed to protect the continued productivity and availability of the resource in conflict. A. Retained Lands with Significant Commercial, Industrial, or Public Use Values - Lands with significant coal, oil and gas, timber or other commercial potential.