OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

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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

Available Kayenta Mine Renewal Permit Environmental Assessment and unsigned FONSI

Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal Environmental Assessment and Unsigned FONSI

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment EA and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared for the Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal.

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JIM BRIDGER COAL MINE COMPLEX MINING PLAN MODIFICATION ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Jim Bridger Mine mining plan modification.

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CORDERO ROJO MINE DUVALL AMENDMENT MINING PLAN MODIFICATION ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

CORDERO ROJO MINE DUVALL AMENDMENT MINING PLAN MODIFICATION ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Cordero Rojo Mine mining plan modification.

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King II Mine, Mine Plan Modification EA, Permit Revision, and Permit Renewal

King II Coal Mine, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the release of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the King II Coal Mine, mining plan modification.

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Belle Ayr Mine North Tract, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

Belle Ayr Mine North Tract, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the release of the Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Belle Ayr Mine North Tract mining plan modification.

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Avaliable Final EA, Signed FONSI and Mining Plan Approval Document for the Skyline Mine, Flat Canyon Lease

Avaliable Final EA, Signed FONSI and Mining Plan Approval Document for the Skyline Mine, Flat Canyon Lease

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Dry Fork Mine Amendment 2 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

Dry Fork Mine Amendment 2 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Dry Fork Mine mining plan modification.

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San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Project

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

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

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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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