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Environment Reporter
http://pubs.bna.com/ip/BNA/ENR.NSF
Current reports providing coverage of legislative, regulatory, legal, and policy news concerning the environment, plus authoritative documentation of federal laws, rules, cases, and mining regulation. Includes full text judicial opinions, rulings, and memoranda. The license to this database restricts access to SIU Law Users only.
Publisher: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

United States Government Information

U.S. Code Title 30 - Mineral Lands and Mining
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode09/usc_sup_01_9.html
For more U.S. statutes, check the index to the United States Code at KF62 2000 .A2 or search the Code at http://uscode.house.gov/usc.htm.

Department of the Interior
http://www.doi.gov/
The DOI includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Mineral Management Service, National Park Service, Office of Surface Mining, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Browse the site by Activities, Initiatives, Issues, or Bureaus and Offices. The Index tab at the top links to a page with more details and there is a site search box.

Department of the Interior: Laws and Regulations
http://www.doi.gov/non-profit/lawx.html
Laws and regulations related to the mission of the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Office of Surface Mining, U.S. Geological Survey, and Indian Arts and Crafts Board. Some of the bureaus also have laws and regulations on their pages.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Mining Safety and Health Research
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/
Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services.

State Information

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals (OMM)
http://www.dnr.state.il.us/mines/index.htm
Includes state Acts pursuant to which OMM Divisions are administered and Promulgated Rules and Regulations; information about OMM Division programs, Publications and other information.

Interstate Mining Compact Commission
http://www.imcc.isa.us/
Multi-state governmental agency / organization that represents the natural resource interests of its member states. Its members are states that have enacted legislation bringing them into the Compact.

State Mineral Statistics and Information
http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/state/
Minerals Yearbook, Volume II. -- Area Reports: Domestic provides statistics and information for mineral commodities on a state-by-state and territory basis. Chapter summaries are accessible via PDF files. Additional chapters include a statistical summary and survey methods for non-fuel minerals. Statistical summary and survey methods for the Minerals Yearbook are provided via PDF files.
Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior. U.S. Geological Survey.

Organizations

ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
http://www.abanet.org/environ/

EnviroLink Network
http://www.envirolink.org
Non-profit organization that has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.

Environmental Organization WebDirectory!
http://www.webdirectory.com/
Links to a wide range of environmental organizations.

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