Commercial mining operations that engage in the extraction of industrial minerals in Missouri after Jan. 1, 1972, must obtain a permit from the Missouri Mining Commission. The Land Reclamation System (LRIS) was developed to help the mining community apply for and receive Missouri Mining Industrial Mineral Permits.

Currently, LRIS can be used to apply for a new permit, as well as renewal, amendment, expansion and revision permits, as well as bond release requests for existing industrial mineral permits. In later phases, LRIS may be expanded to include transfer requests for industrial mineral permits and provide ability to submit annual reclamation status reports. Additionally, metallic minerals and coal permit information may be added to LRIS with permitting ability to be determined.

If you experience difficulty navigating LRIS or viewing pages or documents, contact LRIS technical assistance staff via email or call 573-751-4041 or 573-751-5977 during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Hearing and speech impaired individuals may contact the department through Relay Missouri at 1-800-735-2966.

To access LRIS, you must log in using a MoGEM account

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