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 INQUIRY REPORT - 81
April 30, 1987
West Virginia Department of Energy
1615 Washington Street, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25311
TOPIC: COAL EXPLORATION
INQUIRY: Please identify the Federal Register notices which pertain to the criteria used for approving coal exploration permits of 250 tons or more.
SEARCH RESULTS: A COALEX search of the Federal Register library located the pertinent documents, which are listed below. The information was forwarded to Mr. Hall.
Research conducted by: S. Michele Manning