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COALEX Topical List
IMCC Meeting and Workshop Presentations
Member State Sites:
Alaska Division of Mining, Land and Water
Alabama Surface Mining Commission
State of Alabama Home Page
Illinois DNR Site for Teachers/Educational Resources
Maryland Department of the Environment
Nevada Division of Minerals
New Mexico Department of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources
Texas RRC's Site for Kids
Utah Division of Oil, Gas & Mining
West Virginia Mine Safety
Federal Government Sites:
Energy Information Administration, U.S. DOE
OSMRE - Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
OSMRE - Technical Information Processing System
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey (Minerals Information)
U.S. Geological Survey Learning Web (Educational Resources)
The White House
Other Sites of Interest:
American Geological Institute
Council of State Governments
Wisconsin Geology Museum Site
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Mineral Information Institute (Educational Resources)
Missouri Limestone Producers Association (Educational Resources)
National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs
National Energy Foundation (Educational Resources)
National Mined Land Reclamation Center
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) (Educational Resources)
Western Governors' Association (WGA)
Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB)
Women in Mining Educational Resources
Coal Education Site
Electronic Field Trip to a Coal Mine (Educ.)
MiningUSA.com (Educational Resources)
American Coal Foundation
Smithsonian Institution Gem and Mineral Collection
Smithsonian Department of Mineral Sciences
Links to State Noncoal Mining Laws and Regulations:
Alabama: Click on "Downloads", then Mining & Reclamation Division or Code of Alabama 1975 Section 9-16-1 9-16-5
Arizona: Click on Title 27
Arkansas: Click on "Regulations" under the "Information" title in the sidebar menu.
Colorado Division of Mining Reclamation and Safety: Click on "Rules & Regs" in the sidebar menu.
Iowa Noncoal Rules
Kansas: Click link for "Statutes and Regulations" at "Surface Mining Reclamation" in sidebar menu.
Kentucky: KAR's for noncoal are referenced under Chapter 5.
Missouri Law; and
Nevada: Search site for statutes and regs.
New Mexico: Click on "Rules and Regulations" in the right-hand sidebar menu.
Ohio: Follow top menu link to "Industrial Minerals", then follow left side-bar menu link for "Law & Rules".
Pennsylvania: Title 25 Ch. 77.
South Carolina Law; and
South Carolina Regulations.
Tennessee State Home Page: Rules - Law is TCA 59-8-101 et. seq. and Regulations are Sec. 0400-3-1-.01 et. seq.
Texas: Click on "Rules" on home page.
Virginia: Click on "Laws and Regulations" link in left page menu.
Washington: Regulations of Metals Mining and Milling Operations
Wisconsin: Nonmetallic Mining Rules & Laws; and
Wisconsin: Metallic Mining.
Wyoming: Search under the agency "Environmental Quality, Dept. of" to pull up rules and regulations.
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