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11/30/18

OSMRE announces the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Rosebud Coal Mine Area F new mining plan. OSMRE will issue a Record of Decision to document a decision on the project a minimum of 30 days after publishing the Final EIS.

Please visit the Western Energy Company Rosebud Coal Mine Area F Project webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to the Final EIS.

10/15/18

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are seeking public scoping comments regarding the preparation of an environmental assessment that will analyze potential impacts from leasing 320-acres of federal coal to Coyote Creek Mining Company adjacent to its existing Coal Creek Mine in Mercer County, North Dakota. Please visit the Coyote Creek Mine Environmental Assessment Project webpage.

08/17/18

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Falkirk Mine No. 1, mining plan modification Federal Coal Lease NDM107039 on August 3, 2018. Please visit the the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

08/10/18

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Bull Mountains Mine No. 1, mining plan modification Federal Coal Lease MTM-97988 on August 3, 2018. Please visit the the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

06/21/18

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Sufco Mine, mining plan modification Federal Coal Lease UTU-84102 on June 21, 2018. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

05/25/18

OSMRE announces the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the San Juan Mine webpage. Here you will be able to view and download Project/EIS documents and learn how to submit your comments.

05/07/18

NOTICE: OSMRE announces opening of public comment period on its oversight performance aggreement for all Western States. Comment period runs May 1 – 15. Please visit the State and Tribe Oversight webpage for additional information.

04/20/18

OSMRE announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the John Henry No. 1 Mine. Please visit the John Henry No. 1 Mine webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA.

03/28/18

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the King II Mine, mining plan modification Federal Coal Lease COC-62920 on March 27, 2018. Please visit the the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

03/28/18

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Jim Bridger Mine, mining plan modification Federal Coal Lease WYW2727 on March 27, 2018. Please visit the the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

03/13/18

OSMRE announces the release of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Bull Mountain Mine No. 1, mining plan modification. Please visit the Bull Mountain Mine No. 1 EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

03/01/18

NOTICE: OSMRE announces opening of public comment period on its oversight process for all Western States. Comment period runs March 1 – 30. Please visit the State and Tribe Oversight webpage for additional information.

02/21/18

NOTICE: OSMRE announces the extension of the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Rosebud Mine Area F new mining plan. The public comment period was previously set to close on February 20, 2018, but has now been extended and will close on March 5, 2018.
Please visit the Western Energy Company Rosebud Coal Mine Area F Project webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to the Draft EIS and learn how to submit your comments.

02/09/18

OSMRE announces the release of a supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Section 10, Falkirk Mine mining plan. Please visit the Section 10, Falkirk Mine EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this supplemental EA and learn how to submit your comments.

01/10/18

At the request of the Colorado State Historic Preservation and the Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety, OSMRE is consulting to develop a programmatic agreement. The programmatic agreement would outline the consultation process with the State Historic Preservation Officer for management of historic properties when planning for coal mining and conducting abandoned mine land reclamation within the State of Colorado. Please visit the Colorado Programmatic Agreement webpage for more information.

01/04/18

OSMRE announces the release of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No New Significant Impact (FONNSI) for the Greens Hollow Tract, Sufco Mine mining plan modification. Please visit the Greens Hollow Tract, Sufco Mine EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

01/04/18

OSMRE announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Rosebud Mine Area F new mining plan. Please visit the Western Energy Company Rosebud Coal Mine Area F Project webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to the Draft EIS and learn how to submit your comments.

12/21/17

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) prepared for the Dry Fork Mine Amendment 2 Tract 1 mining plan modification. Please visit the Dry Fork Mine mining plan modification environmental assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA.

10/20/17

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Bull Mountain Mine No. 1, mining plan modification. Please visit the Bull Mountain Mine No. 1 EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

10/05/17

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) prepared for the Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal. Please visit the Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA.

09/18/17

OSMRE announces the public comment period for the Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the John Henry No. 1 Mine. Please visit the John Henry No. 1 Mine webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

08/17/17

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment EA and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared for the Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal. Please visit the Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

08/09/17

The Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Foidel Creek Mine, Mining Plan Decision Document Federal Coal Lease COC54608 on June 2, 2017. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

08/03/17

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. Please visit the Jim Bridger Mine mining plan modification environmental assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

07/06/17

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 Duvall Amendment mining plan modification. Please visit the Cordero Rojo Duvall Amendment mining plan modification environmental assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

06/09/17

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. Please visit the King II Coal Mine EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

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. Please visit the Belle Ayr Mine webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

05/16/17

The Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Skyline Mine, Mining Plan Decision Document Federal Coal Lease UTU-77114 on May 11, 2017. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

05/04/17

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. Please visit the Dry Fork Mine mining plan modification environmental assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

05/01/17

OSMRE Solicits Comments for Review of the Proposed Oversight Performance Agreements. Commenting period runs May 1-15, 2017. Please visit the State and Tribe Oversight webpage.

03/27/17

OSMRE announces the availability of proposed significant permit revision application for the King II Mine. Please visit the King II Mine Initiatives page at https: https://www.wrcc.osmre.gov/initiatives/kingIICoalMine.shtm. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this proposed significant permit revision application and learn how to submit your comments.

03/22/17

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the San Juan Mine webpage at: https://www.wrcc.osmre.gov/initiatives/sanJuanMine.shtm. Here you will be able to view and download Project/EIS documents and learn how to submit your comments.

03/01/17

OSMRE Solicits Comments for Review of the Proposed Oversight Performance Agreements. Commenting period runs March 1-30, 2017. Please visit the Read Full Story >State and Tribe Oversight webpage.

02/13/17

OSMRE announces its intention to adopt an Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared by the Bureau of Land Management, and release of OSMRE’s unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Foidel Creek Mine Mining Plan Decision Document. Please visit the Foidel Creek Mine webpage for more information about the project. There you will also be able to view and download all documents relating to the project and learn how to submit your comments on the FONSI.

01/06/17

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the King II Mine, mining plan modification. Please visit the King II Mine Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

12/22/16

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Freedom Mine, Mining Plan Decision Document Federal Coal Leases NDM 91535 on October 19, 2016. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

10/07/16

OSMRE announces the availability of a signed FONSI and Environmental Assessment for the Spring Creek Mine. Please visit the Spring Creek Mine, LBA1 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA.

09/29/16

OSMRE announces that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Navajo Generating Station - Kayenta Mine Complex project is available for public review and comment from September 30, 2016 through November 29, 2016. The public is invited to attend public meetings to learn about the proposed project and provide input on the environmental analysis presented in the Draft EIS. To review the Draft EIS, learn how to submit your comments, or find out more information regarding the public meetings visit the Kayenta Mine Complex webpage.

08/04/16

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Cordero Rojo Mine, mining plan modification. Please visit the Cordero Rojo Mine EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

06/30/16

OSMRE is extending the public comment period by 14 days on the environmental assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Spring Creek Mine’s mining plan modification for federal coal lease MTM 94378. Interested parties will now have until July 19, 2016 to submit comments. All comments must be received or postmarked by July 19, 2016 to be considered. Please visit the Spring Creek Mine, LBA1 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment webpage to find out more information and view the documents.

06/24/16

OSMRE announces the availability to review the unsigned FONSI and Environmental Assessment for the Skyline Mine. Please visit the Skyline Mine Flat Canyon Coal Lease Tract Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment to find out more information and view the documents.

06/02/16

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the Spring Creek Mine, LBA 1 mining plan modification. Please visit the Spring Creek Mine, LBA1 Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

06/01/16

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Jim Bridger Coal Mine Complex, mining plan modification. Please visit the Jim Bridger Coal Mine Complex Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

04/29/16

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the Trapper Mine, Mining Plan Decision Document Federal Coal Leases C07519 and C079641 on April 29, 2016. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage.

04/29/16

OSMRE announces the availability of a signed FONSI and Environmental Assessment for the Trapper Mine. Please visit the Trapper Mine, Federal Coal Leases C07519 and C079641, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment homepage to view the documents.

03/09/16

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Dry Fork Mine, Amendment 2 mining plan modification. Please visit the Dry Fork Mine Amendment 2 EA webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

02/18/16

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact prepared to evaluate the environmental effects of the proposed mining plan modification for the West Mine Area at the Freedom Mine. Please visit the Freedom Coal Mine West Mine Area Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

02/11/16

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Spring Creek Mine, LBA 1mining plan modification. Please visit the Spring Creek Mine LBA1Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

01/25/16

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze environmental impacts of a federal mining plan approval for current and future mining within Federal Coal Lease Nos. C-07519 and C-079641 held by Trapper Mining Inc., as part of the Trapper Mine. Please visit the Trapper Mine Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

01/19/16

OSMRE and BLM have completed an Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Colowyo Coal Mine, to evaluate the environmental effects of the proposed mining plan modification for the Collom Permit Expansion Area at the Colowyo Coal Mine (Federal Leases COC-0123475 01 and COC-6859). The EA will also be used by the BLM Little Snake Field Office on a decision to modify Federal Lease COC – 0123475 01 to add 27.84 acres of unleased federal land within the existing state-approved mine permit boundary. Those lands would only be utilized for surface activities and no federal coal resources would be mined there. The EA and the unsigned FONSIs can be found in the Document Library. OSMRE and BLM will accept written or emailed comments submitted during the period of January 19, 2016 through February 18, 2016.

10/16/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Skyline Mine, mining plan modification. Please visit the Skyline Mine, Flat Canyon Coal Lease Tract, Mining Plan Modification, Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

10/16/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Trapper Mine, mining plan modification. Please visit the Trapper Mine, C07519 and C079641, Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

10/15/15

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) has prepared a Revised Environmental Assessment (EA) for Area IV North at the Navajo Mine. This EA amends an EA prepared by OSMRE in 2012. Please visit the Area IV North webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

10/15/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Spring Creek Mine, mining plan modification. Please visit the Spring Creek Mine Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

09/10/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Belle Ayr Coal Mine North Tract, Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the Belle Ayr Coal Mine North Tract Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

09/10/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Freedom Coal Mine West Mine Area Project, Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the Freedom Coal Mine West Mine Area Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

09/07/15

Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management Approved the Colowyo Coal Mine, Mining Plan Decision Document for the South Taylor Pit on September 2, 2015. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all relevant documents as they become available to the public.

08/31/15

OSMRE announces the availability of a signed FONSI and Environmental Assessment for the South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Project Federal Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the Colowyo Coal Mine, South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Project, Federal Mining Plan Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA.

07/27/15

OSMRE announces the availability of an Environmental Assessment for the South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Project Federal Mining Plan Modification. Please visit the Colowyo Coal Mine, South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Project, Federal Mining Plan Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA and learn how to submit your comments.

07/17/15

OSMRE issues Record of Decision on Four Corners Power Plant & Navajo Mine Energy Project EIS. Please visit the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all relevant documents as they become available to the public.

06/04/15

Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management Approved the Bowie No. 2 Mining Plan Decision Document for the Spruce Stomp Federal Lease on March 16, 2015. Please visit the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all relevant documents as they become available to the public.

05/21/15

OSMRE announces the preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area. Please visit the Colowyo Coal Mine, South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Project Mining Plan Environmental Assessment webpage. Here you will be able to view and download all documents relating to this EA as they become available to the public.

05/18/15

Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management, Janice M. Schneider, approves Thunder Basin Coal Company L.L.C.’s, Black Thunder Mine, South Hilight Amendment II to mine 1,010.1 acres of Federal coal from a modification of Federal lease WYW-174596 on April 18th, 2015. Visit the Black Thunder Mine-South Hilight Amendment II on the Federal Lands Mining Plan Decision Document NEPA Compliance Documentation web page.

05/01/15

OSMRE announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project. OSMRE will not issue a final decision on the Proposed Action and Alternatives for a minimum of 30 days from the May 1, 2015, date that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) published the notice in the Federal Register. Visit the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project document library web page.

04/09/15

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological opinion (BO) regarding the effects of actions associated with the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) proposed Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project on federally listed species and their critical habitats in accordance with section 7(b) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and implementing regulations (50 CFR 402). Visit the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project document library web page.

04/08/15

Peabody Western Coal Company (PWCC) submitted a permit renewal application to the Office of Surfacing Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Western Region (OSMRE) for the Kayenta Mine. Visit the 2015 Kayenta Mine Permit Renewal Application web page.

02/27/15

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

12/22/14

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). Visit the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project web page.

10/29/14

UPDATE – EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: OSMRE has extended the public comment period for the Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Environmental Assessment (EA). Written comments may be submitted by any person having an interest which is or may be adversely affected by approval of the Federal mine plan modification by November 21, 2014. Visit the Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 web page.

10/17/14

Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Mining Plan Environmental Assessment. OSMRE is currently accepting written comments on an Environmental Assessment for Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 Mining Plan Modification, that will allow recovery of Federal coal under Federal Coal Lease MTM 97988, located in Musselshell County, Montana. Visit the Bull Mountains Mine No. 1 web page.

09/26/14

OSMRE Administratively Delays Decision on Navajo Mine Permit Renewal Application. Visit the Navajo Mine Permit Renewal Application web page.

07/31/14

Westoremoreland Resources, Inc. submitted a permit renewal application to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), Casper Area Office. This permit renewal does not contain any changes to the currently approved OSMRE permit No. MT-0021A. This renewal will allow continued surface coal mining and reclamation operations for an additional 5 years. Visit the Absaloka Mine Permit Renewal Application web page.

07/03/14

Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) submitted a permit renewal application to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Western Region (OSMRE). The permit renewal application consists of updated information contained in the currently approved permit application package OSMRE Permit No. NM-0003F. The permit renewal application is submitted to continue surface coal mining and reclamation operations (Navajo Tribal Coal Lease 14-20-603-2505) pursuant to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 30, Subchapter E, Part 750, 773 and 774. Visit the Permit Renewal Application web page.

05/16/14

Public Comment Period Extended for Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project EIS. OSMRE released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on March 28, 2014, to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from continued operation of both the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine to 2041. Visit the Four Corners and Navajo Mine Energy Project web page.

05/02/14

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project Public Meeting Video on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). This videos introduces the scope and content of the public meetings held April 30, 2014 to May 9, 2014 in the Navajo Language. Please visit the Schedule web page for further details. Note: This video is presented entirely in Navajo. [51 Mins]

4/25/14

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing the extension of the public comment period from April 29, 2014 to May 13, 2014. Visit the John Henry No 1 Coal Mine web page.

3/31/14

The Western Region has joined the National OSMRE site in a re-design web presence. If you would like to learn more about the new features of the site, visit our Website Details page.

3/28/14

OSMRE has published the notice of availability (NOA) for the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The NOA and DEIS are available on the FCPP and Navajo Mine Energy Project page. OSMRE will be conducting public meetings April 30, 2014 through May 9, 2014, and accepting public comments on the DEIS through May 27, 2014. Visit the Public Involvement page for more information.

3/18/14

OSMRE is currently accepting written comments on an Environmental Assessment for Pacific Coast Coal Company’s John Henry No. 1 Mine, Permit WA0007D, resumption of coal mining and renewal of permit WA0007D. Visit the John Henry No 1 Coal Mine web page.

3/12/14

OSMRE Western Region is currently accepting comments on its oversight process for Regulatory and Abandoned Mine Land programs. Please visit https://ODocs.osmre.gov/ to get more information on oversight, the types of input that will be most beneficial to us, and how to submit a comment. From the ODocs main page please select your desired state, evaluation year “2015,” keyword “Public Notice,” and category “Correspondence.”

3/11/14

OSMRE is currently accepting written comments, objections, or a request for an informal conference for the Kayenta Mine Complex (KMC) Life of Mine (LOM) permit revision application. Visit the KMC LOM web page.

2/14/14

OSMRE has issued the Navajo Mine Permit NM-0003-F to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company LLC (NTEC). Visit the Permit Transfer web page.

11/05/14

OSMRE has updated the anticipated schedule for the Four Corners Power Plant (FCPP) and Navajo Mine Energy Project. OSMRE currently anticipates publication of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the FCPP and Navajo Mine Energy Project during spring of 2014. The anticipated dates for the Final EIS (FEIS) and record of decision (ROD) have been revised accordingly. Visit the FCPP and Navajo Mine Energy Project Schedule web page.

10/30/13

Visit the Western Energy Company Rosebud Coal Mine Area F Project page for more information on the Notice of Intent.

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