Mine Inspection Workshops

These free, virtual workshops train lead agency staff on how to observe and document current conditions of surface mining operations for determining compliance with SMARA. ​​​

Upcoming Mine Inspection ​Workshops

*Dates/Times and locations are subject to change.​​

Date and ​Time

​Virtual Workshop

To Be Announced

Workshops are open to the public. However, registration priority is provided to lead agency staff and any ​​consultants retained for conducting mine inspections. All others will be placed on a waiting list and added as space becomes available.​

The workshop program is based upon content in the Guidance Document for Surface Mine Inspectors​​​.  

Topics include: 

  • Inspection requirements
  • Inspection goals and objectives
  • How to prepare for the mine inspection
  • How to conduct the mine inspection   

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