Share Interior Announces More Than $170 Million in Conservation Funding for States and Tribes to Reclaim and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). A total of $170.9 million in grants will be provided this year for states and tribes to reclaim and repurpose abandoned coal lands. […]

Mine reclamation storming ahead

KIRKVILLE — The view out the back window for Mary Ellen Schmitz looks terrible. It’s covered in deep, sucking mud that clings to everything. And Schmitz couldn’t be happier about it. -Read More-