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

Coyote Creek Mine Environmental Assessment Scoping

Coyote Creek Mine Environmental Assessment Scoping

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Falkirk Mine

Available: Falkirk Mine No. 1 Environmental Assessment, FONSI, and ASLM approval document

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Sufco Mine

Available: Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Environmental Assessment, FONSI, and ASLM approval document

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Sufco Mine

Available: Sufco Mine Supplemental Environmental Assessment, FONSI, and ASLM approval document

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San Juan Mine

Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Mining Plan Modification

OSMRE announces the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Mining Plan Modification

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John Henry Mine

John Henry No. 1 Mine, Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) prepared for the John Henry No. 1 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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