The Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation is owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, which is the state agency that is responsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Located in Ebensburg, Pa., the Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation resolves problems, such as mine fires and subsidence, dangerous high walls and other hazards which have resulted from past mining practices. The bureau administers and oversees the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection protects air, land and water from pollution. The department s responsibilities include reducing air pollution, protecting water quality in rivers and streams, making sure wastes are handled properly, supporting community renewal and revitalization, promoting advanced energy technology and helping citizens prevent pollution.