Land Protection Branch provides a range of protection services for land. It conducts compliance inspections for solid waste handling facilities. Land Protection Branch helps in the coordination of landfill operator certification program. It helps in reviewing applications and plans for landfills, incinerators, transfer stations, and compost and land application facilities. Land Protection Branch ensures reclamation of mining operations. In addition, it helps in reviewing and approving bonding requirements for surface mining operations. Land Protection Branch provides corrective action contractors for cleanup of eligible facilities. It also helps in reviewing and approving closure reports and corrective action plans. Land Protection Branch conducts compliance inspections and enforcement of regulations for installation, operation, closure, and cleanup of petroleum and hazardous substance underground storage tank systems. It maintains files and provides copies of official program files. Land Protection Branch is located in Atlanta.