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Abandoned mine Reclamation

Abandoned mine Reclamation

Interior may have approved state shifts to noncoal projects prematurely : report to congressional requesters

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Published by The Office, U.S. General Accounting Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement -- Finance,
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Government policy -- United States -- Costs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInterior may have approved state shifts to noncoal projects prematurely
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14687147M

      The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards were announced by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), for outstanding achievements and techniques in reclaiming lands. The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Economic Development Pilot Program (AML Pilot) for FY was authorized by Congress under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, (Public Law ) and enacted on Decem Administered by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), the AML Pilot provided $30 million of.

    "Source: Family of maps, SCS drawing no. 5,S, () and field personnel." "5,N" Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. EPCAMR Executive Director Resume Biography Robert has been the Executive Director for the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) since He has worked with numerous planning committee partners to coordinate and co-host approximately 20 annual statewide conferences on Abandoned Mine Reclamation (AMR) and Abandoned Mine .

      Federally funded through DEP’s Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Economic Development Pilot Program, $25 million in grant funding is available for the reclamation of abandoned mine lands in conjunction with economic and community development reuse goals.   In Iowa, the Logan Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation won OSMRE’s National Award for the overall highest-rated project. Situated on 98 acres of private land near Bussey in Southeast Iowa.


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Abandoned mine Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bio-Geotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation deals with the biological, physical, chemical, and engineering approaches necessary for the reclamation of mine waste. As mining has negative effects on natural resources and deteriorates the quality of the surrounding environment, this book provides coverage across different types of mining industries, which are currently.

Table of Contents FoRwARD ExEcuTivE SUMMARY INTRoDucTIoN THE PROJECT The Bark Camp Mine Reclamation Laboratory Permitting Sampling and Analysis Operations 10 Physical and Chemical Processes 11 Results and Conclusions 13 INTRoDucTIoN 16 ABANDONED MINE LANDS 16 DREDGED MA TERIAL 17.

The Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation administers and oversees the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in Pennsylvania. The bureau is responsible for resolving problems such as mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies and other hazards which have resulted from past coal mining.

Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Lands by Revegetation in Northwestern Part of Transylvania: A Year Retrospective Study by Mihai Buta 1, Gheorghe Blaga 1, Laura Paulette 1, Ioan Păcurar 1, Sanda Roșca 2, Orsolya Borsai 3, Florina Grecu 4, Pauliuc Ecaterina Sînziana 1 and Cornel Negrușier 1,* 1Cited by: 2.

Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program: OGM COVID Response. In our efforts to address COVID- 19 and per direction from the Governor's Office, the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining is implementing teleworking where possible.

If you have business with the Division, please call or email before coming in to make sure necessary staff is available. Abandoned mine tailings from a wide variety of industries are found around the world.

The chemical composition of tailings depends on the minerals mined and the extraction technique. Navajo AML (NAML) was established in with the approval of the Navajo Reclamation Plan and Code by the Secretary of the Interior and The Navajo Nation. The purpose of the Program is to fulfill the requirements of Public Law“Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) ofwhich addresses abandoned mine lands reclamation.

The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation will evaluate the scene, Wasko said. Traffic will be detoured using Bower Hill, Kelso and Rob Hollow roads.

The State of Alabama Department of Labor Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program (AML) administers and oversees the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in Alabama.

The agency is responsible for resolving problems such as mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies and other.

Abandoned mine land reclamation is a serious issue across the world. Increasingly, there has been an effort devoted to resolve, or minimize, the “environmental liabilities” of these sites. Abandoned mine land reclamation should be a phased process adapted to. Abandoned U.s.

Uranium Mines: Locations, Radiation Hazards, Reclamation and Remediation [Myers, Sabrina] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Abandoned Mine Land Pilot Funding Program for Economic Development. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) was one of 9 state/tribal programs chosen by Congress to receive $10 million in Fiscal Year to develop and repurpose Abandoned Mine.

The Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation (AML) administers federal funding for economic development projects on abandoned mine lands through its Pilot Program. This program helps projects located on or adjacent to mine sites that ceased operations prior to the signing of the Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) on Aug.

office of surface mining reclamation and enforcement u.s. department of the interior before the committee on natural resources subcommittee on energy and mineral resources oversight hearing on the office of surface mining reclamation and enforcement’s abandoned mine land program june 7, introduction and background.

Thus, each year, abandoned mine reclamation projects in Montana provide income and employment for dozens of construction and mining companies and hundreds of workers.

To date, Montana's abandoned mine reclamation program has overseen the completion of more than projects totaling nearly acres and touching 50 counties in the state. The unique challenges associated with rehabilitating mining‐affected lands and how biochar can be used as a tool for mine land remediation is discussed.

Key findings from the growing body of literature surrounding the use of biochar for environmental management are reviewed and preliminary data from several field trials of abandoned mine land.

Since the early s, with the enactment of the Minerals Act, progress has been made regarding mining land rehabilitation and mine reclamation. Communities living in the vicinity of un-rehabilitated mining land face long-term risk and abandoned mines leave a legacy of pollution and the risk to life due to illegal mining operations.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).

A total of $ million in grants will be provided this year for states and tribes to reclaim and repurpose abandoned coal lands. § Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund (a) Establishment; administration; State funds. There is created on the books of the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund (hereinafter referred to as the "fund") which shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior.

The money came from the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) fund, which has paid state regulators to find and fix dangerous old mines since Congress passed the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.

The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (DRMS) is not responsible and shall not be liable to the user for damages of any kind arising out of the use of data or information provided by the DRMS, including the installation of the data or information, its use, or the results obtained from its use.

MDNR oversees reclamation of abandoned mine land in Callaway Co. (Source: Missouri Department of Natural Resources) By Jessica Ladd | J at PM CDT - Updated July 28 at PM.The Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Section is responsible for administering abandoned mine reclamation projects that are funded by federal grants derived from a fee on coal under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA).

AML project managers are responsible for large, individual operating budgets for many reclamation projects.