OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Library of COALEX Research Reports
COALEX Research Reports are the products of research and analysis conducted on specific issues relating to the regulation of Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. The research is conducted in response to requests for information from State Regulatory Authorities, under a cooperative agreement between the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) and the Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC).
COALEX refers to the Library of Surface Mining Materials maintained by OSM in LEXIS-NEXIS and is a major source for the research.
Each Report includes a list of resources which were sent as attachments to the individual who requested the research. To obtain a copy of the attachments or to obtain any additional information, contact Joyce Zweben Scall by phone at 202-686-9138 or by email at JZScall@aol.com.
COALEX STATE COMPARISON INQUIRY REPORT - 137
January 4, 1990
Richard D. McNabb, Director
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division of Reclamation
309 W. Washington Street, Suite 201
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
TOPIC: UPDATED INFORMATION ON BOND RATES
INQUIRY: What are the current bond rates set by other states?
SEARCH RESULTS: A list of bonding requirements for individual states was prepared in September, 1989 by Gary Behrns, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Land Reclamation Commission. Gary conducted a telephone survey of 22 states, requesting the following information:
A copy of the results of the survey are attached.
Additional information on bonding programs may be found in REPORT 124 (August 7, 1989).
Research conducted by: Joyce Zweben Scall