Partnerships

Business and Industry

Our economy here in the Anthracite Region was ruled by "King Coal," but that is not so true anymore.  There is still coal mined, but we like to think of the remaining coal companies as "reclamation companies."  Since the passage of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act in 1977, that is what they have become...

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Coalition Building

Partnerships that make EPCAMR thrive. EPCAMR acts as a liaison between the following entities to reclaim land and remediate water: Federal Government Office of Surface Mining (OSM) - Federal agency responsible for overseeing state mining programs  The Surface Mining Control & Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977, that established current mining and reclamation standards, created the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Trust Fund, provided for...

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Community Organizations and Watershed Groups in the EPCAMR Region

Working for the Watersheds in the EPCAMR Region: Appalachian Voices Brush Valley Preservation Association Catawissa Creek Restoration Association Chesapeake Bay Program - America's Premier Watershed Restoration Program Choconut Creek Watershed Association Citizen's Coal Council ClearWater Conservancy Defend Our Watershed Delaware River Basin Commission Delaware RiverKeeper Network Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited Fishing Creek Watershed...

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Conservation Districts and Resource Conservation & Development Councils in the EPCAMR Region

EPCAMR was organized and supported by many Conservation Districts and Resource Conservation & Developments (RC&D) Councils in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Below is a list of links to the Conservation Districts within the EPCAMR Region, including the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD), as well as the RC&D Councils within the region that have supported our organization...

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