Division of Mining and Reclamation

Our Mission

The Division of Mining and Reclamation's mission is to assure compliance with the West Virginia Surface Mining and Reclamation Act and other applicable state laws and rules by means of effective and high quality reclamation of mining sites, an efficient permitting program, and constructive communications between the public and regulated industry.

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Harold Ward
Deputy Cabinet Secretary
Director, Division of Mining and Reclamation
Phone: (304) 926-0490
Fax: (304) 926-0456