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

Bull Mountains Mine

Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

OSMRE has published the Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed finding of no significant impact (FONSI).

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Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project

Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project - OSMRE has published the Public Comment Period Summary Report

OSMRE has published the Public Comment Period Summary Report for the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).

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Absaloka Mine Permit Renewal

Absaloka Mine Permit Renewal

Westoremoreland Resources, Inc. has submitted a Permit Renewal Application.

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Navajo Mine Permit Renewal

Administrative Delay in Decision - Navajo Mine Permit Renewal Application

Administrative Delay in Decision - Navajo Mine Permit Renewal Application.

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Four Corners Navajo Language Video

Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project Public Meeting Video in Navajo

OSMRE has published a video in the Navajo language on the current Public Meetings being held.

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AML/Reg Profram Oversight Process

Abandoned Mine Land and Regulatory Programs"

OSMRE is accepting written comments on its oversight process.

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AML/Reg Profram Oversight Process

Navajo Mine Permit Transfer"

OSMRE has issued the Navajo Mine Permit.

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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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