2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 30 - Mines and Minerals
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
Section 30-1-129 - Eminent Domain for Underground Right-of-Way Easements; Right of Condemnation Generally.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 30-1-129 (2020)

30-1-129. Eminent domain for underground right-of-way easements; right of condemnation generally.

Every owner or operator of any mining claims or properties having a common corner who find it necessary for the practical or economical development thereof has the right to condemn and to take, hold and appropriate a right-of-way easement across the corner and under or through the lands of another for underground passages or tunnels, including mine access and ventilation entries. The right-of-way easement shall in no instance exceed two hundred fifty (250) feet in width and any mineral removed from under the lands of another shall be accounted for by the person exercising the rights herein granted to the owner thereof at the gross value thereof on the surface.

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