Mine-Scarred Lands Initiative Tool Kit: Legal Considerations
Tool Kit Links
Some of the demonstration projects involve legal issues associated with liability concerns or property transactions.
Statutory Framework for Mine Revitalization and Related Challenges
Provides an overview of statutes associated with mine cleanup and reuse, and describes some of the regulatory complexities MSL communities have overcome.
Privately or Publicly-Owned Properties
Describes how some of the MSL communities have moved forward with properties that are privately or federally-owned.
Describes how some of the MSL communities have moved forward with projects that have associated liability concerns.