The objective of the National Technology Transfer Team Applied Science Program is to develop and demonstrate improved technologies to address environmental issues related to the mining of coal and reclamation of the land after mining. During FY 2005, Congress approved OSMRE's request to initiate a program to select and fund applied science proposals that would result in improved protection of the public and environment by advancing improved technology development and transfer related to surface coal mining and reclamation. Such efforts are needed to better protect identified endangered species, improve reforestation and revegetation, protect prime farmland, improve technologies to mitigate acid mine drainage, improve methods for locating underground mines, and many other issues related to protecting the public and environment associated with surface coal mining.
Current Funding/Solicitation Status
There is currently neither funding nor a solicitation for FY 2014 or until further notice. If this situations changes, we will post the information on this webpage.
Applied Science Cooperative Agreement Standard Operating Procedures For PTRs, Grants & Technology Transfer Staff
Projects (Approved and Completed)
Approved and Completed projects files are available and can be viewed from our listing of projects. The list can be sorted by Subject Matter category from A-Z (Aquatic Ecology to Wildlife), by Year of Funding, or by status (in progress, complete, etc.). Documentation for completed projects, including Final Reports, Fact Sheets, and supporting Publications, are available in PDF format.