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Mine Reclamation and Enforcement - Kentucky Energy and ...

The Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement (DMRE) is responsible for inspecting all surface and underground coal mining permits in the state to assure compliance with the 1977 Federal Surface Mining Control Act (SMCRA).

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Programs

A state-funded abandoned mine land reclamation program for Ohio was realized with the establishment of the Unreclaimed Lands Fund in 1972. The fund is utilized to complete reclamation projects on public and private lands affected by surface mining prior to April 10, 1972.

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Welcome to the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining ...

This site provides information on the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, as well as many of the division's projects and other related topics. These include DRMS reclamation projects, general tourist information, mine safety issues, coal and mineral policies, .

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Reclaiming Coal-Mining Sites: Challenges in Erosion Control

Jul 01, 2001 · Reclamation of coal-mining sites demands special consideration of challenging environments, particularly in mountainous areas. Reclamation specialists, whether mining company employees, independent contractors, or representatives of regulatory agencies, have developed innovative approaches to returning mining sites into productive habitat.

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Cost to reclaim all active Ohio coal mines could be nearly ...

May 23, 2019 · After coal companies recalculated the potential cost to clean up every active mining site in Ohio, there was an 11% drop to nearly $544.8 million, according to the latest estimates presented ...

COAL: Reclamation funds dwindle while Congress dawdles ...

Aug 19, 2019 · Back to E&E News index page. COAL Reclamation funds dwindle while Congress dawdles Dylan Brown, E&E News reporter Greenwire: Monday, August 19, 2019. While acid mine drainage is a massive and ...

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Coal mine reclaim act sidetracked by companies and miners ...

Mar 14, 2018 · Don't let mining companies kill plan to help coal miners, families through land reclamation One way to ensure the just transition for coal miners and their families is for Congress to .

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Coal mine reclamation - SourceWatch
Surface Mining for Coal in Missouri - DNR

Most of the surface coal mining in Missouri took place before the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, or SMCRA. This is the United States law that governs the activities of surface coal mining and reclamation throughout the country today. Surface coal mining in Missouri has significantly changed from earlier times.

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Mining Companies Recognized for Reclamation Efforts ...

Jan 31, 2018 · Mining Companies Recognized for Reclamation Efforts January 31, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. ─ Shining a bright light on the incredible environmental stewardship in the coal industry, state regulators recognized a host of West ia mining operations for their reclamation and environmental stewardship during the 2018 West ia Mining Symposium.

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Mining Companies Recognized for Reclamation Efforts ...

Jan 31, 2018 · Mining Companies Recognized for Reclamation Efforts January 31, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. ─ Shining a bright light on the incredible environmental stewardship in the coal industry, state regulators recognized a host of West ia mining operations for their reclamation and environmental stewardship during the 2018 West ia Mining Symposium.

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Coal Mining & Land Reclamation - Reading Anthracite Coal

The reclaimed land becomes productive, attractive and useful, representing Reading Anthracite Company's continuing commitment to responsible environmental stewardship. The most recent example of a reclaimed mine site is Coal Creek Commerce Center, a thriving retail development project located in St. Clair, Pennsylvania.

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AML Reclamation Program | How It Works

Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program. The Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program uses fees paid by present-day coal mining companies to reclaim coal mines abandoned before 1977. This makes these areas safer for people and the environment. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977, as amended, created this program.

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Two Wyoming coal mines close, send 700 workers home after ...

Two coal mines in Wyoming closed and sent 700 workers home Monday afternoon after their owner filed for bankruptcy, the latest blow to a region that has been battered by an economic downturn in ...

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U.S. Department of Interior 25 - IN.gov

Reclamation Act (SMCRA). It established stringent national standards for coal mining and reclamation and created the federal Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) as part of the Department of Interior. SMCRA established the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to reclaim mined lands that had been inadequately restored or ...

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U.S. Department of Interior 25 - IN.gov

Reclamation Act (SMCRA). It established stringent national standards for coal mining and reclamation and created the federal Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) as part of the Department of Interior. SMCRA established the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to reclaim mined lands that had been inadequately restored or ...

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation - dep.pa.gov

The Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation administers and oversees the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in Pennsylvania. The bureau is responsible for resolving problems such as mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies and other hazards which have resulted from past coal mining ...

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Mine Permits - Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

The goal of the Division of Mine Permits is to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects of coal mining and reclamation operations. This is accomplished by evaluating mining and reclamation plans and issuing permits to ensure that coal mining operations meet the performance standards established under the federal Surface ...

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Coal Reclamation | Improving Land after Surface Mining ...

Coal Reclamation. Coal mine reclamation is the rehabilitation of land after coal mining operations have stopped. It is a requirement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977. SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and one for reclaiming abandoned mine .

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Coal Mining & Land Reclamation - Reading Anthracite Coal

The reclaimed land becomes productive, attractive and useful, representing Reading Anthracite Company's continuing commitment to responsible environmental stewardship. The most recent example of a reclaimed mine site is Coal Creek Commerce Center, a thriving retail development project located in St. Clair, Pennsylvania.

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