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Mine Reclamation

Organization Department of Conservation
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.conservation.ca.gov/omr/Pages/Index.aspx
Geographic Scope California
Issue Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Brownfields/Land Use, Regulations
Sector Mining and Minerals
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, Technical Assistance, Training Opportunities
Description The Office of Mine Reclamation was created in 1991 to administer the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA). Established to meet the Act's requirement, OMR provides assistance to cities, counties, state agencies and mine operators for reclamation planning and promotes cost-effective reclamation.

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