OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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Who We Are

The Western Region (WR) performs an oversight role for States in the Region that have primacy and regulate surface coal mining activities and reclamation on lands within their jurisdiction.


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Featured News and Stories

Skyline Mine, Environmental Assessment

Skyline Mine, Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Skyline Mine, mining plan modification.

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Spring Creek Mine LBA1 Environmental Assessment

Spring Creek Mine LBA1 Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned FONSI for the Spring Creek Mine, LBA 1 mining plan modification.

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Jim Bridger Coal Mine Complex

Jim Bridger Coal Mine Complex, Mining Plan Modification

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA)

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Trapper Mine, C07519 and C079641, Environmental Assessment

Available Mining Plan Approval Document for the Trapper Mine

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Trapper Mine, C07519 and C079641, Environmental Assessment

Trapper Mine, Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Trapper Mine.

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OSMRE National Library

The OSMRE National Library is a publicly available Federal resource which supports technical inquiries related to coal mining regulation documentation, and acquires and maintains research development publications and materials aimed at evaluating impacts associated with mining.

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