Applied Science Program Cooperative Agreements Related to Coal Mining and Reclamation

To support of two efforts: (1) develop and demonstrate improved technologies to address public safety and environmental issues related to the mining of coal and reclamation of the lands affected after mining; and (2) encourage efforts to collect, preserve and convert into digital format, maps of underground
mines that provide valuable information regarding protection of public and miner safety, mine pool evaluation, and mine subsidence investigation for previously mined areas.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Appendix IV of the Catalog.