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Title 30-Mineral Resources

CHAPTER —Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior

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CHAPTER 11—Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

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CHAPTER IV—Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review

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Cross REFERENCES: Atomic Energy Commission comestic uranium program: See 10 CFR

Part 60.
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, regulations with respect to mineral

lands: 43 CFR, Chapter II, Subchapter C.
Federal Power Commission: 18 CFR Chapter I.
Foreign Trade Statistics, Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce: 15 CFR Part 30.
Forest Service regulations relating to mineral developments and mining in national forests:

36 CFR Part 251.
General Services Administration regulations for stockpiling of strategic and critical materials:

41 CFR Subchapter C.
General Services Administration regulations with respect to reservation of minerals essential

in the production of fissionable material: 41 CFR Part 101–47.
Geological Survey: 30 CFR Chapter II.
Interstate Commerce Commission: 49 CFR Chapter I.
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, mining regulations: 25 CFR Chapter

I, Subchapter P.
Regulations of the

National Park Service, Department of the Interior, relating to mining claims: 36 CFR Chapter I. Note: Other regulations issued by the Department of the Interior appear in Title 25, Chapters I and II; Title 32, Chapter XIII; Title 32A, Chapter X; Title 36, Chapter I; Title 41, Chapter 14; Title 43; Title 49, Chapter II; and Title 50, Chapters I and II.

CHAPTER BUREAU OF MINES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER A-HELIUM AND COAL

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Sales of helium by and rental of containers from Bureau of Mines.
Purchase of helium by Federal agencies and their contractors.
Payments required from owners of private lands upon which the Bureau of

Mines performs exploration of development work to investigate known

coal deposits.
Coal analysis for non-federal applicants.

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SUBCHAPTER B-RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE APPARATUS; TESTS FOR

PERMISSIBILITY; FEES

11 Self-contained breathing apparatus. 12 Supplied-air respirators. 13 Gas masks. 14 Filter-type, dust, fume, and mist respirators. 14a Nonemergency gas respirators (chemical cartridge respirators, including paint

spray respirators).

SUBCHAPTER C-EXPLOSIVES AND RELATED ARTICLES; TESTS FOR

PERMISSIBILITY AND SUITABILITY

15 Explosives and related articles.
16 Stemming devices.
17 Blasting devices.

SUBCHAPTER DELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, LAMPS, METHANE

DETECTORS; TESTS FOR PERMISSIBILITY; FEES

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Electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories.
Electric cap lamps.
Electric mine lamps other than standard cap lamps.
Flame safety lamps.
Portable methane detectors.
Telephones and signaling devices.
Single-shot blasting units.
Multiple-shot blasting units.
Lighting equipment for illuminating underground workings.
Methane-monitoring systems.

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SUBCHAPTER E-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MINES; TESTS FOR

PERMISSIBILITY AND SUITABILITY; FEES

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Diesel mine locomotives.
Mobile diesel-powered equipment for noncoal mines.
Dust collectors for use in connection with rock drilling in coal mines.
Fire-resistant hydraulic fluids.
Mobile diesel-powered transportation equipment for gassy noncoal mines and
tunnels.

SUBCHAPTER K-PROCEDURES

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Procedures under Title II, Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952.
Mine fire control, Appalachia.
Subsidence and strip mine rehabilitation, Appalachia.

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SUBCHAPTER L-INTERPRETATIONS

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Interpretations; Title II, Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952.

SUBCHAPTER M-RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF

GRANTS

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Grants for support of research related to authorized Bureau of Mines

program.
Grants for advancement of health and safety in coal mines.

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SUBCHAPTER A-HELIUM AND COAL

PART 1-SALES OF HELIUM BY AND

RENTAL OF CONTAINERS FROM

BUREAU OF MINES Sec. 1.1 Definitions. 1.2 Purchase price of helium. 1.3 Service charges. 1.4 Settlements under existing contracts. 1.5 Applications. 1.6 Advances, deposits, bonds, insurance. 1.7 Initial advance for purchase of helium. 1.8 Initial advance and

guarantee for containers. 1.9 Adjustment of accounts. 1.10 Shipping containers. 1.11 Repurchase rights of Government. 1.12 Reservations with respect to sales and

deliveries. 1.13 Exportation of helium. 1.14 Power of inspection. 1.15 Notification to repurchasers. 1.16 Violations and penalties. 1.17 Cancellation and assignment of con

tracts. 1.18 Federal agencies not affected. 1.19 Forms. 1.20 Termination. Appendix.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 1 issued under secs. 6, 9, 74 Stat. 921, 922; 50 U.S.C. 167d, 167g.

SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 1 appear at 26 F.R. 9827, Oct. 19, 1961, unless otherwise noted.

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(f) “Grade-A helium" means the grade of helium produced at the Bureau's helium plants, and it is 99.995 percent pure helium or better, by volume.

(g) "Unit of helium” means 1,000 cubic feet of helium at a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch absolute and a temperature of 70° Fahrenheit.

(h) “Cylinder" means a standardtype cylinder of approximately 1.5 cubic feet internal volume, designed for a filling pressure of 1,800 pounds per square inch gage or more, which will stand vertically without external support with the center of the valve outlet not less than 50/2 inches nor more than 581/2 inches above the floor, equipped with a standard-type cylinder valve and valve-protective cap, or a similar cylinder acceptable to the Bureau as a standard type.

(i) “Valve" means a standard-type cylinder valve acceptable to the Bureau of Mines having a valve outlet conforming to specifications No. 580 or No. 350 as described by Compressed Gas Association, Inc., Pamphlet

Second Edition: B57.1–1953: Provided, That at the Bureau's option, valves with outlets conforming to other specifications may be accepted as alternate standards. Each valve shall be equipped with an outlet-port cap or plug.

(j) "Tank car" means a special railroad car container permanently equipped with multiple cylinders of ICC Specification 107A to be used exclusively for transporting helium.

(k) “Semi-trailer” means a special road-type trailer container without motive power permanently equipped with multiple cylinders of ICC Specification 3AA to be used exclusively for transporting helium.

(1) "Local time" means standard or daylight saving time, whichever is in use in the locality of the transaction to which it applies.

(m) “Day” means a period of 24 consecutive hours beginning and ending at 7 a.m. local time.

(n) "Month” means a calendar month beginning at 7 a.m. the first day of the month and ending at 7 a.m. on the first day of the succeeding month.

(0) "Constructive placement" means written notice by a common carrier to

$ 1.1 Definitions.

(a) "Act” means the Helium Act, approved September 13, 1960 (74 Stat. 918; 50 U.S.C. 167).

(b) "Helium Production Fund” means the fund referred to in subsection (f) of section 6 of the Act.

(c) “Helium plant” means a facility operated by the United States Bureau of Mines for the production, purification, repurification, or shipment of helium.

(d) “Bureau” means the Bureau of Mines of the Department of the Interior.

(e) "Purchaser" means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, state or political subdivision thereof other than an agency of the United States Government, purchasing helium from the Bureau, or using helium containers rented from the Bureau.

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