OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Surface Mining Law
This web page contains an unofficial compilation of P.L. 95-87, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), passed August 3, 1977. It includes all revisions to SMCRA through December 20, 2006. The file is word searchable.
Users of this compilation should be aware that there are slight variations between the public law as enacted and the version codified in the U.S. Code. When citing SMCRA, the U.S. Code is the only official source.
Surface Mining Law (969 KB)