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

Spring Creek Mine LBA1 Environmental Assessment

Available Final EA, Signed FONSI and Mining Plan Approval Document for Spring Creek Mine LBA1

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Project Draft EIS is now available for public review and comment

Navajo Generating Station – Kayenta Mine Complex

Project Draft EIS is now available for public review and comment

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OSMRE to Initiate Rulemaking on Self-Bonding for Coal Mines

OSMRE to Initiate Rulemaking on Self-Bonding for Coal Mines

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OSMRE Issues Policy Advisory Regarding Use of Self-bonding For Coal Mine Reclamation

OSMRE Issues Policy Advisory Regarding Use of Self-bonding For Coal Mine Reclamation

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Cordero Rojo Mine

Cordero Rojo Mine, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

OSMRE Solicits Public Comment on Environmental Assessment for Mining Plan Modification at Cordero Rojo Mine

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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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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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