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. […]

Dickenson County PSA grant ceremony today in Haysi

The event is the kickoff of the first of 10 pilot projects under the 2018 Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy’s Abandoned Mine Land Program, which “promises economic development for the entire region,” Tuesday’s announcement stated. -Read More-