office of surface mining http://wkms.org en Facing Federal Action, Kentucky Moves to Increase Reclamation Bonds for Surface Mines http://wkms.org/post/facing-federal-action-kentucky-moves-increase-reclamation-bonds-surface-mines <p>Coal companies will have to pay more to mine coal in Kentucky under <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/OSM-letter.pdf" target="_blank">new regulations </a>issued by the Energy and Environment cabinet. The state took action after the federal government threatened to take over the state&rsquo;s surface mining program.</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:21:32 +0000 Erica Peterson (KPR) 17909 at http://wkms.org Facing Federal Action, Kentucky Moves to Increase Reclamation Bonds for Surface Mines