We are excited to have launched The Coal Fields! There is a lot of coal mining that occurs across the US. While much of this is occurring on public lands, few people are able to discover the “who,” “what,” and “where” of public coal claims. Though this is a matter of public record, we aim to make it a matter of a simple search to answer all these questions and more!
You may be aware of certain coal mining activity that you do not find on The Coal Fields. Most likely, this is because that mining is taking place on private land and not under management of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). All the data that we display is managed and released by the BLM.
We hope to see you again soon. Like everything else, there is a major element of time in these claims. New claims open. Old claims close. Desirable claims may change hands. We work hard to keep up to date with the latest BLM releases and update the site accordingly. If you would like to be alerted about new data releases, join our mailing list.