This web page provides direct links to the Surface Mining Law of 1977, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2006, publications, speeches, and testimony.
SMCRA- "An Act to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines, and for other purposes."
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U.S. Senate link: http://www.senate.gov/
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: http://www.energy.senate.gov/public/
U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining: http://www.energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/subcommittees?p=public-lands-and-forests
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Committee Legislation: http://www.energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/committee-legislation1
U.S. House of Representatives link: http://www.house.gov/
U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources: http://naturalresources.house.gov/
U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources: http://naturalresources.house.gov/subcommittees/subcommittee/?SubcommitteeID=5062
U.S. House of Representatives Committee - Committee Legislation: http://naturalresources.house.gov/legislation/?Congress=113
U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings and Markups: http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/list.aspx
The Library of Congress (THOMAS): http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php