Capitol Complex Construction

If you are planning to visit the Railroad Commission’s Austin offices in the William B. Travis state office building, please be aware of changes to traffic patterns and the availability of metered parking in the area due to the Capitol Complex Construction project.  Click here for additional information.


The Surface Mining and Reclamation Division (Division) is responsible for inspecting uranium exploration operations. Throughout the exploration, mining and reclamation process, onsite compliance inspections are conducted on a regular, but unannounced schedule, as required by the Coal Mining Regulations.  Active uranium exploration permits are also inspected on a regular, unannounced schedule.

Complaints by citizens regarding exploration or mining operations filed with the Division are investigated promptly and thoroughly. Onsite examination of complaints are scheduled with the citizen and investigations are performed to determine if reported problems are related to exploration or mining activities. A citizen may request that their identity be kept confidential.

To submit a citizen’s complaint regarding a coal mining/exploration operation or uranium exploration operation, please email

For all other coal mining/exploration or uranium exploration related complaints/inquiries, email

Last Updated: 8/31/2017 1:18:05 PM