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This guide to resources for information on surface mining is offered by the Environmental Protection Agency as an aid to state and local legislators who want to know what information is available on this subject and how it may be obtained. Aspects of surface coal mining covered in this guide are: Overview; Organizations, associations and individuals with special knowledge of surface mining issues; Surface mining impacts; Pollution control, reclamation and utilization of mined-out land; Economic aspects of surface mining, pollution-mitigation, land reclamation; The surface coal-mining industry; Public policy and approaches to legislative and regulatory control; Current developments; Future issues, directions.