OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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What We Do

Since 1977, OSMRE has protected the environment and people while regulating surface coal mining in the United States, and funded the restoration of abandoned coal mines.


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Featured News and Stories

Interior ProvidesMore Than $291 Million in Conservation Funding for States and Tribes to Clean Up and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

Interior Provides More Than $291 Million in Conservation Funding for States and Tribes to Clean Up and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

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OSMRE Announces Availability of the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Final EIS

OSMRE Announces Availability of the San Juan Mine Deep Lease Extension Final EIS

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Plan to Add Approximately 1,720 Acres of Federal Coal to West Elk Mine Plan Following Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Adoption

Plan to Add Approximately 1,720 Acres of Federal Coal to West Elk Mine Plan Following Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Adoption

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President Proposes $122 Million FY2020 Budget for OSMRE

President Proposes $122 Million FY2020 Budget for OSMRE

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BLM and OSMRE begin scoping period on coal lease by application near Hesperus, Colorado

BLM and OSMRE begin scoping period on coal lease by application near Hesperus, Colorado

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OSMRE is soliciting comments on the proposed permit modification for Pollyanna 8 Mine

OSMRE is soliciting comments on the proposed permit modification for Pollyanna 8 Mine

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Coyote Creek Mine Environmental Assessment Scoping

BLM and OSMRE seek comments on Coyote Creek coal lease application Environmental Assessment Scoping

Pilot project increase efficiences across two Interior agencies.

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