The Interstate Mining Compact Commission is a multi-state governmental organization focusing only on mining and related environmental protection issues affecting the states, particularly with respect to the states' implementation of these types of regulatory or public policy programs.  Missouri is a member of IMCC by state statute.

The Compact's purposes are to advance the protection and restoration of land, water and other resources affected by mining through the encouragement of programs in each of the party states that will achieve comparable results in protecting, conserving and improving the usefulness of natural resources and to assist in achieving and maintaining an efficient, productive and economically viable mining industry.

Participation in the Compact is gained through the enactment of legislation by the states authorizing their entry into the Compact. The states are represented by their respective Governors who serve as Commissioners.

The most recent Compact annual report and other information concerning the organization, including a membership directory, are available online at