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 REPORT - 244
Division of Site Location
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
State House Station 17
Augusta, Maine 04333-0017
TOPIC: REGULATION OF SAND AND GRAVEL MINING
INQUIRY: Maine's Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) requested IMCC member states complete a questionnaire on regulation of the mining of sand and gravel. MDEP is reviewing its regulatory structure prior to anticipated legislative review.
SEARCH RESULTS: Responses from the IMCC member states were incorporated into a report entitled: "An Overview of Other State Regulatory Frameworks for Sand and Gravel Mining" (February, 1993). Copies of the questionnaire and the report are attached.
Survey conducted by: IMCC