Prerequisites to issuance of license.
Before a license for the processing or extraction of ores primarily for obtaining their content of source material and disposing of by-product material is issued, the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services shall:
Hold a hearing.
Provide a written analysis of the effect of the activity on the environment which must include:
An assessment of the radiological and nonradiological effects on the public health;
An assessment of any effect on any waterway and groundwater;
A summary of any alternatives to the activity being considered; and
A summary of the long-term effect of the activity.