A-18.1, r. 7 - Regulation respecting standards of forest management for forests in the domain of the State

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92. A holder of a management permit for mining activities who digs trenches or other excavations for mining exploration activities shall comply with the following standards:
(1)  before digging trenches or other excavations, the permit holder shall remove organic matter and pile it up for later reuse more than 20 m from any watercourse or lake, as measured from the natural high-water mark; and
(2)  when the trenches or other excavations are abandoned, the permit holder shall fill them in and then respread the organic matter that has been piled up.
O.C. 498-96, s. 92.