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The Coteau Properties Company
1993 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1995 US Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Environmental Excellence Award
1996 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1996 President's Council on Sustainable Development Certificate of Appreciation
1997 USDI Office of Surface Mining Director's Award for Outstanding Reclamation
1998 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1999 Environmental Protection Magazine Facility of the Year Award
1999 International Erosion Control Association Environmental Achievement Award of Distinction
2001 Interstate Mining Compact Commission National Reclamation Award
2001 Mercer County Soil Conservation District Conservation Achievement Award
2001 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2001 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2003 North Dakota Game and Fish Department Plaque of appreciation
2004 Interstate Mining Compact Commission Public Outreach Education Award
2004 USDI Office of Surface Mining Good Neighbor Award
2005 Soil and Water Conservation Society Business Stewardship Award
2008 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2011 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2012 North Dakota Forest Service Conservation Achievement of the Year Trees Award
2015 The American Society of Mining and Reclamation Distinction in Reclamation Award for Creation of Harmony Lake on Reclaimed land

The Falkirk Mining Company
1986 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1992 North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Habitat Award
1995 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2002 USDI Office of Surface Mining Director's Award
2006 Soil and Water Conservation Society Business Stewardship Award
2007 North Dakota Public Service Commission Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2007 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award

The Sabine Mining Company
1986 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1986 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1986 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Mining Award
1987 Railroad Commission of Texas Reclamation Award in Coal Mining
1987 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1988 Railroad Commission of Texas Reclamation Award in Coal Mining
1988 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1989 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1989 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1989 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Mining Award
1990 National Environmental Awards Council Environmental Achievement Award
1990 National Environmental Awards Council Environmental Achievement Award
1990 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
1991 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental
1992 State of Texas Clean Texas 2000 Partner
1993 State of Texas Clean Texas 2000 Partner for Outstanding Efforts in Environmental Protection
1993 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental
1994 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental
1995 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental and Technical Reports
1995 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental and Special Projects
1996 State of Texas Clean Texas 2000 Finalist Award for Innovative Technology
1996 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Recognition for Environmental and Special Projects
1996 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Excellence for Environmental Research
1998 Railroad Commission of Texas Texas Reclamation Award
1998 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Excellence for Reclamation
1998 Nature Conservancy of Texas Conservation Leadership Award
1999 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Award of Excellence for Reclamation - Coal
2002 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Environmental Achievement Award
2007 Railroad Commission of Texas Reclamation Award
2007 Texas Historical Commission Award of Merit
2011 Texas Parks and Wildlife Lone Star Land Stewardship Award
2012 Texas Historical Commission Award of Merit for report titled: Archaeology of the NADACO CADDO
2013 Texas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Reclamation Award

Mississippi Lignite Mining Company
2006 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2009 USDI Office of Surface Mining Good Neighbor Award
2014 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Mining and for creation of streams on reclaimed land

The Bellaire Corporation Indian Head Mine
1993 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1997 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
1997 USDI Office of Surface Mining Best of the Best Award for successful completion of mine site reclamation
1997 USDI Office of Surface Mining Reclamation Hall of Fame Award
2001 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Award
2002 USDI Office of Surface Mining Twenty-Five Year Silver Award as a top example of successful complete mine site reclamation to agricultural land use

Red River Mining Company
2002 Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Excellence in Operations
2002 USDI Office of Surface Mining Excellence in Surface Mining Award for operating 12 years and never having an environmental violation or a lost-time accident