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Resources and References

Useful references and resources for visitors to our OSMRE website.

A-Z Index - An alphabetical listing of OSMRE webpages.

Budget - Budget information for the past several years including budget justifications, proposed budget summmaries, and the Department of Interior's "Budget in Brief".

Congressional Affairs- This webpage provides direct links to the Surface Mining Law of 1977, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2006, publications, speeches, and testimony.

Directives - Directives are written communication provided in the form of instructions, manuals, notices, guides, policies, and procedures. These policy documents assist employees in effectively performing their jobs.

Emergency Management - This emergency information will assist with taking action to prepare, plan, and stay informed in case of an emergency.

FAQs - A list of Frequently Asked Questions.

FAM - The Federal Assistance Manual is used to show how OSMRE its grantees manage Federal grants.

FEDREG - A listing of Federal Register Documents and related links.

Forms - This site provides the most current official version of forms, applications, and instructions.

Grants - This page gives information on both Regulatory Program grants and Abandoned Mine Land (AML) grants.

Laws, Regulations, and Guidance - A listing of applicable laws, and links to the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register Documents, and other policy and guidance documents.

News & Stories - A listing of recent news releases and featured news and stories.

Reclamation Bonds - As a prerequisite for obtaining a coal mining permit, a person must post a reclamation bond to ensure that the regulatory authority will have sufficient funds to reclaim the site if the permittee fails to complete the reclamation plan approved in the permit.

Safety & Health - Resources, guidance, contacts, and various forms dealing with safety and health information.

Website Policies - A listing of notices and web policies applicable to OSMRE.

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