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Mine reclamation is the process of restoring land that has been mined to a natural or economically usable purpose. Although the process of mine reclamation occurs once mining is completed; the preparation and planning of mine reclamation activities occur prior to a mine being permitted or started.

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Reclamation of Mine Tailings Springer for Research

Verma, T.R. and E.N. Felix. 1977. Reclamation of orphaned mine sites and their effect on the water quality of the Lynx Creek watershed. Hydrology and Water Resources in Arizona and the Southwest 74959. Google Scholar

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Alternatives for the Reclamation of Surface Mined Lands

While the main focus of this report is the formation of lakes from former surface mines, this chapter briefly considers other alternatives for surface mine reclamation. The reasons for discussing

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Mine reclamation Infogalactic the planetary knowledge

Mine reclamation is the process of restoring land that has been mined to a natural or economically usable state. Although the process of mine reclamation occurs once mining is completed, the planning of mine reclamation activities occurs prior to a mine being permitted or started.

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Coal and Coal Mine Drainage JSTOR

Water impoundments in mined land spoil material, Big Sky Mine, Mont. The effect of hydrologie uncertainty on regulatory efficiency for surface mining in semiarid regions. Sedimentation ponds and their impact on water quality. Geochemistry of drainage from a coal refuse pile, Pyramid Mine

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Powell River Project ia Coal & Energy

mine reclamation methods to Aid coal industry compliance with the "new" federal reclamation law. Enhance use capability of land after mining. A cooperative project of ia Tech and the Appalachian coal industry that conducts research and education programs to enhance environmental restoration on mined lands.

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Mined Land Reclamation for Reforestation and TACF's

Mined Land Reclamation for Reforestation and TACF's Conservation Innovation Grant . Pre-SMCRA Loblolly Pine, West Kentucky . Pre-SMCRA Mixed Hardwood, East Tennessee . Pre-SMCRA White Oak, Southern Illinois . Pre-SMCRA Black Walnut, Southern Indiana . Pre-SMCRA Cottonwood, Southern Indiana . Trees were doing well but Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA)

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Technical Report on Reclamation of Small Scale Surface

Where farm lands or forested lands have been affected, a combination of natural and artificial reclamation is recommended. The process of reclamation should be planned and begins when topsoil at the mined site is removed to store separately from the subsoil and over-burden at the pre-mining stage. Topsoil however cannot be stored for too long as the quality deteriorates with time. Depending on

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OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND

rules concerning the establishment and administration of the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation (AML) Program by the states were revised. Definitions for "eligible lands and water" and "left or abandoned in either an unreclaimed or inadequately reclaimed condition" were

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Abandoned Mine Lands AAsssessmeennt of the North Yubbaa

Abandoned Mine Lands AAsssessmeennt of the North Yubbaa Watershed Office of Mine Reclamation Abandoned Mine Lands Unit Prepared for the California Bay-Delta Authority May 2003 Gray Davis s Governor r Mary D. Nichols Secretary for Resources Darryl Young, Director California Department of Conservation . Abandoned Mine Lands Assessment of the North Yuba Watershed 1 Abandoned Mine Lands

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INDIANA SOCIETY OF MINING AND RECLAMATION

Co-authored and received grants in excess of $1,700,000 related to reclamation of mined lands. Authored or co-authored over 20 publications on subjects associated with surface mine reclamation. Chapter, " Cropland Reclamation" In Reclamation of Drastically Disturbed Lands. Revised edition, ASA Monograph No. 41, 2000, American Society of Agronomy Indiana Society of Mining And Reclamation

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Nanoenhanced Materials for Reclamation of Mine Lands

Successful mine soil reclamation facilitates ecosystem recovery, minimizes adverse environmental impacts, creates additional lands for agricultural or forestry uses, and enhances the carbon (C) sequestration. Nanoparticles with extremely high reactivity and deliverability can be applied as amendments to improve soil quality, mitigate soil contaminations, ensure safe

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Reclamation of an A bandoned S urface C oal M ined Land U

Reclamation of an A bandoned S urface C oal M ined Land U sing a D ry Flue Gas D esulfurization P roduct . Chen 1, Dave Kost 1, Hal Walker 2, Xiaolu Guo 1, Jerry M. Bigham 3, Joel Beeghly 4 and Warren A. Dick 1*. 1 School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University/The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH, USA.

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HIGH VALUE CROP POTENTIAL OF RECLAIMED PHOSPHATIC

& Steve Partney, Fla. DEP, Bureau of Mine Reclamation, Tallahassee, FL, Jan 5, 2000, Personal communication). Mined Lands Agricultural Research/Demonstration Project The need for a research and education program dealing with the use of reclaimed phosphate land was identified in the early 1980's by Ernie Caldwell, a local County Commissioner

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Coal mine site reclamation United States Energy Association

Coal mine site reclamation 7 As shown in Table 1, in every other area except China, the majority of coal produced is mined from surface mines. Although coal production is increasing, the number of coal mines in many countries is actually being reduced. This is largely due to the improvement in mining efficiency technologies are

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COAL ASH AND DREDGE SEDIMENT IN MINE RECLAMATION PA DEP fact Sheet. Water Quality Effects of Beneficial CCBs Use at Coal Mines Paul F. Ziemkiewicz and D.C. Black, National Mine Land Reclamation Center, West ia University, Morgantown, West ia. The Use of FBC Flyash for Alkaline Addition at Surface Coal Mines Joe Schueck et al

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37th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards TRCR

The recipient of the 2012 British Columbia Jake McDonald Mine Reclamation Award was Teck Metals Ltd. for their outstanding reclamation achievements at the historic Pinchi Mine. The Pinchi Mine is located on the north shore of Pinchi Lake, in north-central British Columbia, approximately 25 km northwest of the community of Fort St James. This

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Minerals Special Issue Biological Reclamation and Bio

It is devoted to those who are conducting applied research to address the problems of mined lands, which include the problems caused by soil contamination and auto-contamination caused by mine-spoil weathering (including acid rock drainage), the control of surface and groundwater contamination, soil compaction and auto-compaction, erosion

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Constructed Wetlands for Treating Acid Mine Drainage

restore environmental productivity to mined lands, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 was passed. This act required reclamation standards for mining operations (Majer 1989). Since that time, the mining industry has made many advancements toward the goal of higher environmental quality and sustainability. Acid mine drainage (AMD) has been considered one of the industries

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DNR 21st Annual Surface Mined Land Reclamation

Field Performance of Nutrient Loaded Northern Red Oak & White Oak Seedlings on Mine Lands in Southern Indiana . Francis Salifu, Post-doctoral Research Scientist, Purdue University. The merits of nutrient loading to promote seedling performance on mined lands and how it was achieved.

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coal mine reclamation CORNERSTONE MAG

Progress on coal mine reclamation began as early as FY08, when all CIL subsidiaries were asked to reverse local environmental impact after completion of mining activities. This increased attention to reclamation was in response to public sentiment regarding

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Techniques used for Reclamation of Mined Lands in England

sedimentation, and water contamination (depending on the site), are characteristic environmental impacts at mine sites. In recent times, the government has placed an increased importance on funding for various programs supporting restoration and reclamation projects of many pieces of previously mined lands. For example, it is supporting a

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation (AMLR)

Most of the lands and water eligible for reclamation under this authority are those which were mined or affected by mining and abandoned or left in an inadequate reclamation status prior to August 3, 1977 and for which there is no continuing reclamation responsibility under State or other Federal laws.

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Federal Register Kansas Abandoned Mine Land

We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are approving an amendment to the Kansas Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation (AMLR) Plan (hereinafter, the Plan) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Kansas proposed revisions to

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Mining Reclamation and Water Protection Modern v. Historic

exploration through mine closure Post-mining reclamation and restoration is a requirement of modern mines, ensuring mined lands are reclaimed to specific performance standards to protect people, wildlife, land, water and air . Colorado Laws Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Act updated in the aftermath of Summitville mine abandonment in 1992 Any mining company using chemical reagents must

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Mine Reclamation Forest Reclamation

28.09.2017 · Mine reclamation is the process of restoring land that has been mined to a natural or economically usable state. Although the process of mine reclamation occurs once mining is completed, th e planning of mine reclamation activities occurs prior to a mine being permitted or started. Mine reclamation creates useful landscapes that meet a variety of goals ranging from the restoration of

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Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by

International Journal of Soil Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by Revegetation A Review V. Sheoran 0 1 A. S. Sheoran 0 1 P. Poonia 0 1 0 Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, INDIA 1 Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,Jai Narain Vyas University JODHPUR INDIA 2, A. S. Sheoran 3 Department of Mining

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Reclamation Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research

Management of Nuisance and Exotic Vegetation on Phosphate Mined Lands in Florida. Steven G. Richardson, Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute

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Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by Revegetation A

SOIL RECLAMATION OF ABANDONED MINE LAND BY REVEGETATION A REVIEW V. Sheoran1, A. S. Sheoran2§, P. Poonia3 1, 3 Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India 2 Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India ABSTRACT Mining of mineral resources results in extensive soil

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Reclaim Wyoming Prioritize Coal Mine Reclamation

assurance requirements. The Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) program exists, in part, because bonding was not required prior to that time, and many mines were simply abandoned. The intent of SMCRA's contemporaneous reclamation standard was to ensure that large swaths of land will not be left un-reclaimed when mining operations are no longer profitable.

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