In conjunction with geologists, staff review and provide
comments on reclamation plans and plan amendments and review environmental
documents prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act when
appropriate. Field investigations of existing and proposed mine sites may also
be conducted to evaluate the practicality of proposed reclamation. Enforcement
action support provided when appropriate. Public SMARA workshops and technical
training seminars are also held to support best mine reclamation practices and
to share information.