Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR)

  • PA


101 S. Main Street
United States

About Us

Formed in 1995 by concerned Conservation Districts, EPCAMR represents a coalition of Watershed organizations from Reclamation partners, Co-Generation Plants, the Active Anthracite Mining Industry, Regional Non-Profit Organizations, and 16 County Conservation Districts and other cooperative organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of Eastern Pennsylvania. Counties covered by EPCAMR in NorthEastern and NorthCentral PA include: Tioga, Bradford, Susquehanna, Lycoming, Sullivan, Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, Carbon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Lebanon, Dauphin, Montour, and Wayne.

EPCAMR is a non-profit, non-partisan, local, state, federal, and industry partnership dedicated to:

Improving water quality and endorsing the reclamation of abandoned mine lands in their region

Promoting the spirit of cooperation among all parties with an interest in resolving AMD/AML problems

Encouraging partnerships among the various governmental agencies (Federal, State, County, and Local), watershed associations, industry, and conservationists

Encouraging the remining and reclamation of abandoned mine lands, streams, and resources impacted by mining

Educating, informing, and involving the public with mine drainage and mine reclamation issues

Seeking and acquiring available sources of funding for restoration, reclamation, and assessment projects

Providing assistance in developing watershed associations and coalitions interested in AMD/AMR