Mining Regulation Guidance, Policies, References, and Requirements

Permit Modification Requirements

Stability Requirements

NDEP Certified Laboratory Information

  • NDEP requires all sample results submitted for permit compliance be analyzed by a Nevada - certified laboratory. Information about NDEP's laboratory certification program may be reviewed at the Laboratory Certification Webpage. Navigate to the center of the page to "Certified Lab List" and select a laboratory listed on the CWA (Clean Water Act) tab at the bottom of the Nevada Certified Lab List (Excel spreadsheet) for accepted Nevada laboratories regarding water analyses. For Nevada certified labs regarding analyses of soils, waste rock and overburden, see the "Mining" tab.

Monitoring and Sampling Information

Guidance for Hydrogeologic Groundwater Flow Modeling at Mine Sites

Guidance for Geochemical Modeling at Mine Sites

Listing of Accepted Codes for Groundwater and Geochemical Modeling at Mine Sites

Material Characterization

Mine Waste Solids Reuse

Petroleum-Contaminated Soil Documents

Inspections and Compliance

Memorandum of Understanding (DCNR, USFS, BLM)

Mine Closure

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