Welcome to the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety 


DRMS -- Mission:

To protect the public, miners and the environment during current mining operations, restore abandoned mines, and to ensure that all mined land is reclaimed to beneficial use.

DRMS -- Vision:

The division is committed to balance the need for mineral resource production with protection of the public, environment and Colorado’s natural resources.


Mining/Prospecting Site Complaint Form 

There will be brief outages on the DRMS website between 6 pm and midnight on August 16, 2017 while we make improvements to better serve your needs.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these outages. 

Public Meetings
Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board (CMLRB) is a multi-interest citizen board which establishes the regulations, standards and policies that guide the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety.