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State Mining Agencies

Alabama

Alabama Department of Environmental Management – Mining
Alabama Surface Mining Commission

Alaska

Alaska Department of Natural Resources – Mining, Land & Water

Arizona

The Arizona Geological Survey
Arizona State Mine Inspector

Arkansas

Arkansas Geological Survey

California

California State Mining & Geology Board (SMGB)
California Geological Survey
California Office of Mine Reclamation
California Department of Industrial Relations – Mining and Tunneling Unit

Colorado

Colorado Department of Natural Resources - Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety

Florida

Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Mining, Mitigation and Delineation
Florida Geological Survey

Georgia

Georgia Department of Natural Resources – Environmental Protection Division, Surface Mining

Idaho

Idaho Geological Survey – Mines and Minerals
Idaho Department of Lands – Mining Regulation

Illinois

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals

Indiana

Indiana Department of Labor, Bureau of Mines
Indiana Department of Natural Resources – Active Mining Permits Map

Iowa

Iowa Department of Agriculture – Mines and Minerals Bureau
Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Interactive Coal Mine Map

Kansas                                                               

Kansas Department of Health and Environment – Surface Mining Section
Kansas Department of Agriculture – Surface Mining Reclamation

Kentucky

Kentucky Department of Natural Resources – Division of Mine Safety
Kentucky Department of Natural Resources – Division of Mine Permits
Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources – Office of Conservation, Surface Mining Section
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources – Office of Mineral Resources

Maine

Maine Geological Survey – Mining and Quarrying
Maine Department of Environmental Protection – Mining Permits, Licenses and Certifications

Maryland

Maryland Department of the Environment – Mining Program

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development – Mine Safety and Health Program

Michigan

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Mining, Minerals, and Reclamation

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Division of Lands and Minerals
Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) – Mining and Timber
Minnesota Minerals Coordinating Committee

Missouri

Missouri Department of Labor – Mine and Cave Safety
Missouri Department of Natural Resources – Land Reclamation Program
Missouri Department of Natural Resources – Mine Maps

Montana

Montana Department of Environmental Quality – Hard Rock Mining Program
Montana Department of Environmental Quality – Opencut Mining Program  
Montana Department of Environmental Quality –Abandoned Mine Lands
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

Nevada

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection – Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation
Nevada Department of Business and Industry – Mine Safety and Training Section
Nevada Commission on Mineral Resources – Division of Minerals
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

New Jersey

State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development – Safety Compliance Unit, Mine Safety
State of New Jersey Department of Health - Silicosis Surveillance and Intervention

New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources – Mining and Mineral Division
New Mexico Bureau of Mine Safety

New York

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Mining & Reclamation

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Mining and Energy Commission

North Dakota

North Dakota Geological Survey
North Dakota Department of Trust Lands – Minerals Management Division

Ohio

Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Division of Mineral Resources
Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Mine Maps

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Mines

Oregon

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries                                         
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries – Mineral Land Regulation & Reclamation

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection – Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control – Mining
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control – Mining and Reclamation Permits and Compliance

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Minerals and Mining Program

Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation – Mining Information
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development – Mine Safety Division

Texas

Railroad Commission of Texas – Mining & Exploration
Texas Bureau of Economic Geology

Utah

Utah Department of Natural Resources – Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining

Virginia

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Washington

Washington State Department of Natural Resources – Mining & Minerals

West Virginia

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – Division of Mining and Reclamation

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Mines, Pits and Quarries
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services – Mine Safety Program

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services – Mines Inspection and Safety
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Abandoned Mine Land
Wyoming State Geological Survey