Land Reclamation

Restoring Land to Its Pre-Mined State

Reclamation legislation requires that after a mine is closed, the land is recovered and returned to its pre-mined state, or the facilities are sold to another business. Specific taxes and bonds are collected in a mine area to assist with reclamation if a mine company is unable to reclaim the land itself.

When the time comes, Sunrise will remove all underground and surface equipment, returning the land to the state it was prior to the beginning of mining operations. Our goal is to restore the land so that future generations can benefit from it.

Sunrise Photo Gallery

Sunrise-Carlisle Mine at Dusk Coal Load-Out Tower Wash Plant Rail Loop Entry Slope Coal Pile Coal Load-Out Coal Load-Out Controls