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Director's Listening Tour in West Virginia

Effective: 02-02-10 Format: .shtm

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2008 Annual Report (includes data from Fiscal Year 2007)

2008 Annual Report posted:12-01-09

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OSM to Recognize Projects Demonstrating Exemplary Mine Reclamation, Good...

Effective: 10-18-10 Format: .pdf

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OSM Celebrates 32nd Anniversary of Surface Mining Law

OSM 32nd Anniversary posted:08-03-09

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Oversight Comments Due DEC 18, 2009

Oversight comments due December 18, 2009

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As part of our efforts to review under Oversight Improvement Actions, we are...

Effective: 04-20-10 Format: .pdf Size: 4.5 MB

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OSM Observes 34th Anniversary of SMCRA

Date: 08-03-11

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OSM to Recognize 2010 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Award Winners

Effective: 09-20-10 Format: .pdf

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Honors Companies for...

(Washington, D.C.) – The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) today will honor four coal companies for their commitment to reclaiming land and waters once mining is completed....

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Recipient of award for forestry reclamation excellence named

Logan, WV – The Appalachian Region Reforestation Initiative (ARRI) named Appalachian Fuels, LLC recipient of its 2007 Excellence in Reforestation Regional Award here recently. Date: 08-19-08

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Comment on Stream Buffer Zone

OSM announces opportunity to comment on options for revisions to Stream Buffer Zone and Related Rules

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Photos of Dr. Allan Comp at a recent reception honoring him for his Service...

Effective: 05-10-10 Format: .shtm

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Public Notice: View detailed information of each Open House for the Stream...

Effective: 07-08-10 Format: .shtm

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FY 2012 Budget Enhances Surface Coal Mining Oversight and Reduces Spending

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The proposed budget for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 reduces discretionary spending while enhancing oversight of State...

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Getting To Know Joe

For the first time since joining OSM, Director Joe Pizarchik was interviewed by reporters from the coalfield areas the week of December 7, 2009. Their insightful questions will also provide the public...

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OSM Solicits Nominations for National Mine Reclamation Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is accepting nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Awards and the 2011 Abandoned Mine...

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VIDEO: OSM Director's Statement on Diversity

Diversity and Inclusion Policy statement video and memo. Date: 08-18-11

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The Appalachian Region's Website Has Launched!

Effective: 02-16-10 Format: .shtm

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Joint Mining Reclamation Conference June 5-11, 2010, in Pittsburgh,...

Effective: 05-12-10 Format: .shtm

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Extends Public Comment...

Effective: 12-15-09 Format: PDF

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Director Meets with West Virginia Coal Mine Association

Effective: 02-17-10 Format: .shtm

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OSM Solicits Comments on Oversight of State and Tribal Coal Mining Programs

(Washington) – To improve its oversight of state and tribal surface coal mining programs, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) today began to solicit input from stakeholders...

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OSM Gives Top Honors for Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Proud To Recognize...

Effective: 09-28-09 Size: 90 KB Format: PDF

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement announces the winners of...

(Washington, D.C.) – One of OSM's Congressionally-mandated missions is ensuring that America's coalfields are reclaimed after mining is complete. As part of that mission, the bureau has for decades...

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OSM Asks for Comments on Performance Agreements with States

Effective: 05-02-11 Format: .pdf

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Call for 2011 Nominations!

OSM Issues 2011 Call for Nominations for the Abandoned Mine and Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamations Awards. Date: 01-21-11

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Web Maintenance June 11-12

Effective: 06-09-10 Format: .shtm

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Secretary Salazar Announces Presentation of Presidential Migratory Bird...

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement is the recipient of the first Presidential Migratory Bird...

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Director to Meet with...

Effective: 01-08-10 Format: PDF

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Finalized Oversight Directives

OSM Finalizes New/Revised Oversight Directives REG-8, REG-23, and INE-35. Effective: 01-31-11

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OSM Director Joe Pizarchik Meets With Environmental Groups in Washington, D.C.

Effective: 01-15-10 Format: .shtm

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2010 Federal Employees Viewpoint Survey Results

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement today is announcing the bureau’s results in the 2010 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, which measures employee satisfaction and leads to...

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New Bond Forms added.

New Bond Forms posted

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement to Honor Winners of 2011...

(Washington, D.C.) – The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) will recognize the winners of the bureau’s awards for exceptional reclamation of abandoned mines next week. Date:...

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Technology Leads to Safer Coalfields

San Diego, CA — Many of the nearly 15,000 scientists, researchers, business leaders and government officials gathered for an international geographic information systems (GIS) conference watched as OSM...

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The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) presents its 7th...

Effective: 05-12-10 Format: .shtm

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) Employee Len Meier...

Effective: 09-16-10 Format: .shtm

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Dr. Comp Honored for His Service

Effective: 05-03-10 Format: .pdf

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Director's Aerial Tour of West Virginia Coalfields

Effective: 02-05-10 Format: .shtm

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OSM Director Lends Expertise to Botanic Garden Efforts

OSM Director Brent Wahlquist explains the benefits of the Forestry Reclamation Approach (FRA). Date: 08-19-08

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Joseph Pizarchik Confirmed as OSM Director

Effective: 11-04-09 Format: SHTM

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Salazar Announces $395 Million Available to States and Tribes for Cleaning Up...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the availability of more than $395 million in grants to states and tribes to restore abandoned mine lands nationwide, generating...

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Office of Surface Mining Extends Deadline for 2011 Excellence In Surface Coal...

(Washington, D.C.) The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is once again seeking the best examples of reclaiming active coal mines, and state or tribal regulatory abandoned mine...

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We celebrate SMCRA’s 33rd Anniversary on August 3, 2010! OSM Director...

Effective: 08-02-10 Format: .shtm

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OSM Employee Receives Service to America Medal

OSM Employee Receives Service to America Medal posted: 09-23-09

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Added COALEX Reports 61-90.

Coalex Reports posted

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Issues Second Call for...

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is issuing is a second call for nominations for the bureau's 2012 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards. Date: 02-14-12

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Al Whitehouse's testimony before the Committee on Natural Resources...

Date: 02-17-12 Format: .pdf

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OSM to Hold Conference Call Briefing on Proposed FY 2013 Budget

(Washington, D.C.) – The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) will hold a teleconference on February 14 for interested parties to learn more about President Obama's proposed...

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Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Extends Deadline for...

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) has extended the deadline for submitting nominations for its annual award program recognizing the best examples of reclaiming coal mines....

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