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While the AER accepts applications for reclamation certificates throughout the year, the majority are submitted at year end as companies close out the paperwork on their projects. 

A reclamation certificate acknowledges the company has met each of AER’s requirements and that the site is considered officially reclaimed. 

Returning the land back to or better than the state it was in prior to development is an industry best practice and we look forward to see continuous growth in this area. 

Number of applications received for a reclamation certificate

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