OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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Who We Are

The Mid-Continent Region (MCR) performs an oversight role for States in the Region that have primacy and regulate surface coal mining activities and reclamation on lands within their jurisdiction.


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Featured News and Stories

OSMRE Announces More Than $180 Million in Funding Availability for States and Tribes for Abandoned Coal Mine Reclamation

OSMRE Announces More Than $180 Million in Funding Availability for States and Tribes for Abandoned Coal Mine Reclamation

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Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for the Indiana AML Projects

Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for Two Indiana AML Projects

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OSMRE to Initiate Rulemaking on Self-Bonding for Coal Mines

OSMRE to Initiate Rulemaking on Self-Bonding for Coal Mines

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OSMRE Issues Policy Advisory Regarding Use of Self-bonding For Coal Mine Reclamation

OSMRE Issues Policy Advisory Regarding Use of Self-bonding For Coal Mine Reclamation

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Students Plant Trees at OSMRE-Funded Abandoned Mine Site

Students Plant Trees at OSMRE-Funded Abandoned Mine Site

Students work with the State AML program to plant 200 trees on a Missouri reclamation site.

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Oklahoma Mine Plan Decision Document Available

Oklahoma Mine Plan Decision Document Available

The Mine Plan Decision document for the McCurtain Underground Mine is now available.

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Reg-8 Oversight Information

Reg-8 Oversight Information

Looking for Reg-8 Oversight information for your state?

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 501 Belle St., Suite 216, Alton, IL 62002
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