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  • New Mexico and coal - SourceWatch

    History. Beginning in the 1850s, coal production and mining became important to the economic development of New Mexico. The first growth of the coal industry was driven by westward expansion and the development of the railroads, with yearly production first exceeding 1 million short tons in 1889.

  • New Mexico - Mining and Minerals Division

    Mine Registration and Reporting Program registers all mines, collects data on active mining operations, and provides statistical information on New Mexico's mining industry. Mining Act Reclamation Program (Hard Rock Mining) regulates, inspects and enforces on all hard rock or mineral mines from beryllium to zeolite (excluding aggregate, coal ...