OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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Information for State and Tribal Governments...

In order to forge solutions to the natural-resource and other challenges our nation faces today, OSMRE works closely with state, local, tribal and insular governments. Our efforts to promote coordinated, mutual efforts among many levels of government help us pool resources, share and gain expertise, and eliminate duplication of efforts. If you are a government agency interested in working with us, you will find information here.

Reclamation Awards Program - A link to OSMRE's Reclamation Awards program for Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation awards and Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Awards.
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Request a mine inspection - Under the Surface Mining Law you, a citizen, may request an inspection if a violation is suspected.
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Who to call about an abandoned mine land reclamation problem - A list of contacts for states and tribes.
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Federal Regulations - Information on the Code of Federal Regulations.
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Submit a FOIA Request - Information on submitting a Freedom of Information or FOIA request.
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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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State and Tribal AML and Regulatory Contacts - A list of contacts for states and tribes.
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Submit Public Comments on Proposed Rules - This links to the Regulations.gov website where citizens can comment on proposed rules.
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Locate and Request a Mine Map - A link to OSMRE's National Mine Map Repository where you can find and request mine maps.
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Page Last Modified/Reviewed: 5/29/14

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-2565 | TTY: (202) 208-2694 | Email: osm-getinfo@osmre.gov


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