The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement have released a notice of their intent 'to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program.' The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program authorizes the Office to provide grants that address the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations. The Office also intends to grant funds 'for regulating coal mining within their jurisdictional borders.' Eligible applicants are those states and Indian Tribes with a regulatory program, regulatory development program, and/or reclamation plan approved under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. All grants will be awarded during the 2018 fiscal year.