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SECTION 22-1050
Definitions
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 22
§ 22-1050. Definitions.

For the purposes of this article the following terms shall have the
following meanings:

1. "Mining" means the extraction or removal of minerals from the
ground or the breaking of the surface soil in order to facilitate or
accomplish the extraction or removal of such minerals for commercial or
industrial use; but shall not include excavation or grading when
conducted solely in aid of on-site farming or construction.

2. "Person" means any natural person, corporation, association,
partnership, receiver, trustee, executor, administrator, guardian,
fiduciary or other representative of any kind, and includes any
department, agency or instrumentality of the state or any of its
governmental subdivisions.