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The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement supports a culture of openness with the news media and the public that values the free exchange of ideas, data, and information and that provides for the dissemination of accurate scientific, scholarly, technical and management information. OSMRE is committed to keeping its constituencies and the general public informed and welcomes public interest in its programs and activities through news media coverage and other forms of communication. 

OSMRE’s Office of Communications responds to queries and interview requests from journalists, coordinates press briefings and media events, and plans, implements, and directs internal and external communications for OSMRE.

For press inquiries, contact: