EnviroMINE has more than 15 years experience with conducting mining compliance assessments such as SMARA surface mining inspections and financial assurance cost estimates reviews.

This experience has been gained through working with cities like Highland, Redlands, Rialto, Upland, Lake Elsinore, Lake Forest, and counties of San Bernardino and Santa Barbara.

The firm’s knowledge of compliance objectives spans a variety of lead agency perspectives.


Compliance reviews usually include the following:

  • Perform inspections of SMARA regulated mining operations to assure compliance with the approved reclamation plan and conditions of approval,
  • Prepare inspection report(s) to verify compliance with the reclamation plan and conditions of approval,
  • Review Financial Assurance Cost Estimates to determine adequacy, and
  • Prepare performance review letters for each site for Lead Agency information and action.