Department of Interior

Staff Report: Petition to Designate Lands Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining

by Council on Wage and Price Stability October 8, 2009 Department of Interior

This staff report discusses a petition to designate certain lands adjacent to Bryce Canyon National Park unsuitable for surface coal mining. The Office of Surface Mining (OSM) , within the Department of the Interior (DOl), must decide within the month whether to so designate the land. The pending petition is significant because it is the […]

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Staff Report: Federal Coal Sale in the Powder River Region

by Council on Wage and Price Stability January 26, 1981 Department of Interior

On December 3, 1980, the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced its intention to hold a sale of federal coal in the Powder River region (45 FR 80190), and requested public comments concerning the quantity of coal that should be offered in this sale. Staff of the Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) has […]

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Department of the Interior: Review of the Regulatory Analysis Review Group on Proposed Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Permanent Regulatory Program

by Regulatory Analysis Review Group November 27, 1978 Department of Interior

Dear Mr. Secretary: The Regulatory Analysis Review Group has completed its review of the proposed surface coal mining and reclamation permanent regulatory program. On October 23 I submitted for the Department of Interior’s public record a list of the issues the Review Group expected to address. The outcome of this review is the enclosed report […]

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Department of the Interior: Review of the Regulatory Analysis Review Group on Department of Interior Proposed Regulations Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Permanent Regulatory Program

by Regulatory Analysis Review Group October 23, 1978 Department of Interior

Dear Mr. Secretary: On September 28, the Regulatory Analysis Review Group decided to review the proposed rules for the surface coal mining and reclamation permanent regulatory program published in the September 18 issue of the Federal Register. The Review Group has asked me to advise you that its review focusing primarily on the concerns outlined […]

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Council Comments on Proposed Procedures for Competitive Coal Leasing

by Council on Wage and Price Stability April 20, 1976 Department of Interior

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today filed comments before the Department of Interior (DOI) regarding new proposals to lease coal on Federal land. DOI had temporarily halted coal leasing in 1971 to reassess its leasing policies. The new regulations are intended to assure adequate environmental safeguards, discourage speculative practices and encourage increased production…

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Department of Interior: Proposed Procedures Competitive Coal Leasing

by Michael H. Moscow April 16, 1976 Department of Interior

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council “) hereby submits its comments to the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) about certain proposed DOI regulations. Those regulations concern procedures for competitive coal leasing; they were published in a Federal Register notice of March 16, 1976 (41 FR 11035)…

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