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Links to Federal Government Mining Agencies

U.S. Department of Energy . . . .
  • Department of Energy
    The Department of Energy is a leading science and technology agency whose research supports our nation's energy security, national security, environmental quality, and contributes to a better quality of life for all Americans.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . . . .
U.S. Department of the Interior . . . .
  • U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information
    Statistics and information on the worldwide supply, demand, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment.

  • Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
    Protecting the environment during coal mining and making sure the land is reclaimed afterward have been national requirements since 1977, when America's Surface Mining Law was signed by the President Carter. Making sure those requirements are met is the responsibility of the Interior Department's Office of Surface Mining (OSM).