§22-3-6. Duties of surface-mining reclamation inspectors and inspectors in training.

Except as otherwise provided in this article, surface-mining reclamation inspectors and inspectors in training shall make all necessary surveys and inspections of surface-mining operations required by the provisions of this article, shall administer and enforce all surface-mining laws and rules and shall perform such other duties and services as may be prescribed by the director. Such inspectors shall give particular attention to all conditions of each permit to ensure complete compliance therewith. Such inspectors shall note and describe all violations of this article and immediately report such violations to the director in writing, furnishing at the same time a copy of such report to the operator concerned.