The Coal Program operates under the Colorado Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Act, and enforces the Regulations of the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board for Coal Mining (Rules).
Periodically, the Division and Board conduct rulemaking to revise the Rules. Click here to see if there is any rulemaking activity now.
The Division has developed Guidelines to assist permittees in complying with the Act and Regulations. Click here to see a list of available guidelines.
DORA's Regulatory Notice and Cost-Benefit Analysis Process