DRMS encourages public and local government participation in the review of applications for new mining operations or amendments to existing permits.
Please click below to identify the mining operations for which you would like to submit comments. Please allow up to twenty four hours for new documents to be posted. We encourage you to check this page frequently for updates.
Comments or Objections regarding pending applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically, using our "Comment OR Objection" form (button below). This form is used for any/all comments or objections to permitting actions currently under review only. To file a report of illegal mining activities or a possible violation, please visit the Minerals Regulatory Program information page.
Permitting Action - File a Comment or Objection
Pending Permitting Actions
Pending Coal, Minerals, and Coal Exploration (non-confidential) Permitting Actions:
View List of Coal, Minerals and Coal Exploration Applications
View List of Coal, Minerals and Coal Exploration Revision Applications
Pending Prospecting Permitting Actions (non-confidential items only):
View List of New Notices of Intent
View List of Prospecting Revision Applications
View the Permitting Actions Data Guide
The Permitting Actions Data Guide (defines codes used in Pending Permits and Permitting Actions search reports)
The information displayed on the Pending Application data search tables may not reflect the most current data.
Direct Links to Specific Permits
Permitting actions with numerous comments, objections, or inquiries are linked below. If there are no direct link buttons below, there are currently no permitting actions that fit this description.
- DRMS Imaged Document Data (WebLink)
- WebLink User's Guide (pdf)
- Guide to Public Participation in the 112 Reclamation Permit Application Process for Construction Material and Hard Rock/Metal Mining Operations