Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Our Mission

To protect the public, miners and the environment during current mining operations, restore abandoned mines, and to ensure that all mined land is reclaimed to beneficial use.

Our Vision

The division is committed to balancing the need for mineral resource production with protection of the public, environment and Colorado’s natural resources. 




DRMS News, Alerts, and Quick Links

Michael Cunningham Selected as Director of the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety

The Colorado Department of Natural Resources announced that Michael Cunningham has been selected as the next Director of the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (DRMS).

Colorado Mine Fire Inventory Reports

Active Mines Program

Denver Office Status

DRMS remains open for business through phone or email to serve the people of Colorado.  DRMS' main office buildings are currently open for scheduled appointments. To schedule an appointment, contact DRMS staff using our Staff Directory.  We will respond to customers as soon as possible. Visit the DNR website for more information on building status.

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