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Western surface mine permitting and reclamation.

Western surface mine permitting and reclamation.

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Published by Office of Technology Assessment, [Congress of the U.S. in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.),
  • Reclamation of land -- West (U.S.),
  • Revegetation -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17670402M

    The bottom left tree grew on a former mine site where the soil was heavily compacted using the traditional reclamation techniques advocated for the last 30 years. The largest section is from a tree planted using the FRA. When proper planting techniques are used, tree growth can be increased exponentially. 17 year old White pines. Responsibilities. The Pittsburgh Field Division is primarily responsible for the following functions in the Appalachian Region: Assisting our States of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Ohio with approved regulatory and abandoned mine land (AML) programs in carrying out the federal requirements as stated in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) and Title 30 Code of Federal.

    ’s and culminated in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of and subsequent advancement in knowledge since that time. Within current energy industries in the western United States, much can be learned from almost 30 years of . The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the gama-uk.com is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be used for reclamation of Headquarters: Department of the Interior - South .

    Aug 06,  · The Surface Mining and Reclamation Division also administers a program to reclaim dangerous or environmentally harmful abandoned mine sites that were mined prior to the implementation of the federal surface mining law in to ensure the safety of the public and protect the environment by eliminating these hazardous abandoned mines throughout. The Bureau of Mines estimated reclamation costs for 13 surface coal mines in 9 states west of the Mississippi River. With the exception of the Pacific coast coal province, at least one mine in each of the western coal provinces was studied. Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Costs in the Western United States. The high cost of reclamation.


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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. 8—Technical Issues in Western Surface Mine Permitting and Reclamation “ scale associated with the evolution of this hydro-geochemical process may vary over years, decades, or possibly centuries and cannot be predicted with much confidence with existing knowledge.

If pyritic materials are inadvertently placedabove. Western Surface Mine Permitting and Reclamation uses and wildlife habitat—becausethe surface owners, usually farmers or ranchers, desire that all land be returned to cropland, pastureland, or grazingland.

This conflict is common in States where reclamation standards for native rangeland and wildlife habitat (e.g., woody plant density. 48 “ western Surface Mine Permitting and Reclamation Table — Production From Western Coal Mines (thousands of tons) Number ofSurface Percent Number ofUnderground PercentTotal State surface minesa production of total underground minesa production of total production Arizona 2 12, %0 o 0 0% 12, Colorado 19 11, 64 30 6, Western Surface Mine Permitting and Reclamation.

Author: N.A Publisher: N.A ISBN: N.A Category: Reclamation of land Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Western surface mine permitting and reclamation. Author: N.A Publisher: DIANE Publishing ISBN: This book also contributes to a long-running debate about American values by.

developed through field Western surface mine permitting and reclamation. book of various western surface mine types and are thus applicable to any of the surface coal mines located in the western United States. In Tables andthe assigned quality ratings apply within the ranges of source conditions that were tested in developing the equations given in Table Reclamation and Enforcement Western Region ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR and included information to demonstrate that Surface Mine has satisfied the reclamation requirements of the Initial Program under 30 CFR Subchapter B.

_____ Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. Termination of Jurisdiction. Surface mine term period termination date: 6 SURFACE MINING PERMIT AND RECLAMATION PLAN SURFACE MINING PERMIT AND RECLAMATION PLAN SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION INFORMATION FORM This document, once completed, will provide necessary factual information about the proposed project.

It will also be used to complete the requir ed State Office of. The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.

Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is the permitting authority for the mining permit pursuant to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). On January 23,EPA established a new Subpart H for coverage of surface water runoff from non-processing areas of western alkaline coal mining operations.

Aug 22,  · A Surface Mine Reclamation Permit is required for each mine that: (1) results in more than 3 acres of mine-related disturbance, or (2) has a high-wall that is both higher than 30 feet and steeper than 45 degrees.

The Surface Mine Reclamation Program (SMRP) is part of the Washington Geological Survey within the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

The program was created in after the legislature created the Surface Mining Act. The SMRP makes sure that all lands and waters within the state are protected and reclaimed after mining is complete.

law or regulation, but as highly effective and economical reclamation practices known to the Surface Mining and Reclamation Division at the present time. This handbook was compiled and written by staff members of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Division to provide information to landowners, land use planners, and mine operators.

The Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) present the Jake McDonald Mine Reclamation Award and up to five category awards are handed out for outstanding achievement in mine reclamation annually.

These awards have been presented at the British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium every year since Dec 23,  · Prior to submitting an application, an applicant is encouraged to request a pre-application meeting with the DOGAMI Permitting Lead.

During the meeting the Permitting Lead will review application requirements and proposed surface mine plans, answer questions, and provide timelines and resources pertaining to the application process.

Bureau Highlights BH - 29 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement office of surface mining reclamation and enforcement Current Permanent. Handbook of Western Reclamation Techniques Page i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported in part by the Abandoned Coal Mine Lands (ACML) Research Program at the University of gama-uk.com support was administered by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division from funds returned to Wyoming from the Office of Surface Mining of the U.S.

OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT Annual Evaluation Summary Report of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in the Department of the Interior.

SMCRA provides authority to OSM to oversee the administration of and an adjunct professor teaching a mine permitting and reclamation class.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) created the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in the Department of the Interior. SMCRA provides authority to OSM to oversee the implementation of and mine permitting and reclamation class for Mining Engineering students at the University of Utah.

The mission of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is to carry out the requirements of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA or the Act) in cooperation with the states and tribes. OSMRE’s primary objectives are to: (1) ensure that coal mine surface activities are operated in a manner that protects.

What do surface mining operations generally include? Surface mining operations generally include drilling and blasting, extraction, hauling, processing, and stockpiling.

What is mine reclamation? The process of mine reclamation closes the loop on land use after mining operations have ceased.Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation. Responsible for resolving problems such as un-reclaimed mine sites, mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies, and other hazards which have resulted from mining performed prior to ; Bureau of District Mining Operations.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.