OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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What We Do

Since 1977, OSMRE has protected the environment and people while regulating surface coal mining in the United States, and funded the restoration of abandoned coal mines.


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Featured News and Stories

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OSMRE to Hold Teleconference Briefing on Proposed FY 2017 Budget

February 10 at 3 PM EST

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Read Director Pizarchik’s testimony at the Senate Environment and Public Works Hearing on the Proposed Stream Protection Rule

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OSMRE Opens Public Comment Period on EA of Proposed Mining Plan Modification for Trapper Mine

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OSMRE Opens Public Comment Period on EA of Proposed Mining Plan Modification for ColoWyo Coal Mine

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OSMRE Provides Nearly $225 Million in Funding

for States and Tribes to Reclaim Abandoned Coal Mines

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OSMRE Opens Comment Period on Draft EIS for TNLUM

Announces Public Hearings to Gather Input from Stakeholders

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Public Comment Period for Proposed Stream Protection Rule Ends - Over 94,000 comments received

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Did You Know?

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The average price for coal exports during the first quarter of 2014 was $91.42 per short ton.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

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Page Last Modified/Reviewed: 2/4/16

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20240
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