USGS-funded surveys of mine waste and untapped, critical resources across the U.S. will aid the country in achieving policy goals.
March 4, 2023
Earth MRI is a partnership between the USGS and state geological surveys across America to modernize our understanding of the Nation’s fundamental geologic framework and knowledge of mineral resources.
Funding comes from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement is investing in abandoned mine reclamation in Wyoming.
February 7, 2023
AML reclamation supports jobs in coal communities by investing in projects that close dangerous mine shafts, reclaim unstable slopes, improve water quality by treating acid mine drainage, and restore water supplies damaged by mining.