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 - 330
Department of Industrial Relations
State Programs Division
602 Madison Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36131
TOPIC: GUIDELINES ON "BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES" FOR MINING
INQUIRY: We are looking for a copy of a state's manual or guidelines on "best management practices" for coal or non-coal mining or mineral extraction.
SEARCH RESULTS: Pennsylvania provided a copy of their Guidelines. These are attached.
Research conducted by: Joyce Zweben Scall