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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 LibraryOL17746840M

    Loosely grade the topsoil or topsoil substitute established in step one to create a non-compacted growth medium. Younos, P. Parady eds. This is discouraged by DEQ since it could lead to serious tax consequences to the landowner. Google Scholar Simpson, D.

    An ore body is a solid and fairly continuous mass of ore which may include low grade ore and waste as well as high grade materials. Most of the time, the DEQ's conclusion is that the reclamation effort will not significantly increase the fair market value of the property. Acta 47, — Google Scholar Jump, R.

    Montana has completed reclamation of its abandoned coal mines, but if any new problems occur, DEQ will address them right away. Google Scholar Sobek, A. They explain how a particular site is chosen to be addressed ahead of others. OSM will send a letter to the operator describing all deficiencies, including any comments from other Agencies. Google Scholar Dollahite, J. These have been ranked in priority order based on an abandoned and inactive mines scoring system and a safety score.


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By Western surface mine permitting and reclamation. book, DEQ must give priority to abandoned coal mines. As sites are chosen based on their priority, applications are submitted to OSM for approval as specific projects to be funded under the program grant.

Is it possible to view mine permits and environmental impact statements from mines in my State? Sometimes, landowners have specific requests concerning the design of reclamation projects which can be accommodated.

The project manager goes to the site frequently to monitor the success of revegetation and other aspects of the project construction.

The amount of the bond must equal the amount of the proposed reclamation plan. Utilized stream restoration techniques to protect toe of mine reclamation project. When landowners can be located, it is rare that they withhold consent.

Following this meeting, the project manager issues a notice to proceed and the contractor begins the construction work, which must be completed by the contract completion date. Gob has the Western surface mine permitting and reclamation.

book of pea-gravel or driveway stone. A mine in the northern great plains coal province region d showed the highest per acre cost whereas mines in part of the western region of the interior coal province region a experienced the greatest per ton and per million btu cost.

An example of an opencut mine under Montana law is a quarry, which is a surficial opening or pit from which building stone such as granite, marble, slate, etc.

Can you provide a list of all active surface mines in the United States? OSM regularly inspects state programs to make sure they are meeting the required standards; if they do not meet the required standards the OSM can take over.

Google Scholar Johnson, K. No, there are no similar national laws or regulations governing non-coal surface mining. Finally, the bill would prevent OSM from issuing a new rule regarding stream buffer zones until the agency completes the report required under the bill. Google Scholar Chapman, B.

Once all deficiencies have been resolved OSM will prepare a final technical review and approval document. Please visit their websites for further information.elsewhere in the Silver Valley, the Galena mine, owned by Americas Gold and Silver Corpo-ration, was producing, and the company announced a new agreement to modernize the mine’s infrastructure.

New Jersey’s Golden Chest mine at Murray was producing gold from surface and underground. Open pit mining at the three phosphate mines in southeastern. 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. 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,Bureau Highlights BH - 29 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement office of surface mining reclamation and enforcement Current Permanent .FUNDING ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION Download pdf MONTANA.

Montana's Abandoned Mine Reclamation Bureau is funded by a per ton tax assessed at the national level on coal production. This abandoned mine reclamation fund was established by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of The money is made available through Congressional appropriation.Centennial Mine Reclamation Project, Ebook Dept.

of Health and Environment (CDPHE) WSW designed a stream restoration project for the CDPHE funded by the Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) within a steep sloped valley through historic uranium mine tailings from the Centennial Mine, mitigating erosion and enhancing water quality.