mine reclamation

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Feds can restrict flow of mineral revenue to Wyoming

September 25, 2012

Wyoming has long benefited from federal funds from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Trust Fund, but Congress could be putting a end to the cash flow.

Environment Thumbnail image for Lawmakers float legislation to undo transportation offset on reclamation funding

Lawmakers float legislation to undo transportation offset on reclamation funding

July 17, 2012

Reps. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) introduced legislation yesterday to repeal an offset to the transportation bill that President Obama recently signed into …

Environment Thumbnail image for Wyoming’s AML revenue stream slowing to a trickle

Wyoming’s AML revenue stream slowing to a trickle

April 17, 2012

Wyoming has been successful in mitigating abandoned coal mine problems, but it continues to receive large amounts of funding from the Abandoned Mine Lands Fund. …