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DEP Increases Remining Incentive Financial Guarantees

The Department of Environmental Protection this week gave notice it is increasing the funds available under the Remining Financial Guarantee Program to $1.2 million for mine operators willing to reclaim abandoned mine lands adjacent to their active mining operations.
            Since it was created in 1997 with an initial $800,000 appropriation, the program has helped reclaim 2,927 acres of abandoned mine land with a value of $17.5 million.


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