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California Dept of Conservation, Office of Mine

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT (SMARA) REGULATIONS..43. California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 8, Subchapter 1 . Article 1. Surface Mining and Reclamation Practice..43 Article 2.

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Mine Safety Minerals Education Coalition

Mine Safety Primer Available for Purchase. This eight-page publication contains information about the importance of mining, technological advances in mining, hazards around abandoned mines and quarries, mining careers and abandoned mine safety practices.

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Chapter 2 The Environmental Effects of Strip Mining The

Proper compliance with SMCRA's reclamation requirements can help minimize the environmental harm associated with strip mining. Reclaimed land can reconnect fragmented wildlife habitats, and properly replaced soil can encourage re-growth of high-value trees like the American Chestnut.

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Surface Mining and Reclamation U.S. Department of the

"The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977 A 30th Anniversary Review" July 25, 2007 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, it is a great honor to appear before you today as a witness for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) on the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977.

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A Framework for Assessing The Economic Benefits of

Reclamation Action taken to mitigate the effect of mining and, to the extent practicable, provide for the stabilization of the permit area following closure that will minimize future impact to the environment from the mining operation and protect air and water resources. Reclamation Standard in New Mexico Mining operations must demonstrate that

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Comparison of international mine reclamation bonding

Mar 24, 2017 · Abstract. Mine reclamation bonds are used in countries with mineral mining to ensure that reclamation of the mined area is completed. The United States, Canada, and Australia are countries with established mine reclamation bond programs, with the United States coal system having been in place since 1977.

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Memorandums of Understanding mining.state.us

Regulation of Mineral Mining. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region. Related to Surface Management and Reclamation Associated with Mining Activity on National Forest System Lands. Bureau of Land Management. Federal and State Mining coordination in the regulation of prospecting and mining operations on public lands.

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Rules, Regulations and Forms WA DNR

The Surface Mining Act is a reclamation law that requires a permit 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 (RCW 78.44, chapter 332-18 WAC.Local governments must formally approve mine sites and/or the subsequent use of the mine site (RCW 78.44.091) prior to receiving a

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NACoal Reclamation

OSM Good Neighbor Award for Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Associated with the Harmony Lake Wildlife Management Area (bronze) North Dakota SWCS Business Stewardship Award OSM Excellence in Surface Mining Award for Landscape Stabilization and Loblolly Pine Reforestation

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SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION OFFICE OF MINE RECLAMATION January 2007 CONTENTS SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975 PAGE Public Resources Code, Division 2, Chapter 9, Section 2710 et seq.

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Hodel v. ia Surface Mining & Reclamation Association

ia Surface Mining & Reclamation Association, Inc. Oral Argument February 23, 1981. Audio Transcription for Oral Argument February 23, 1981 in Hodel v. ia Surface Mining & Reclamation Association, Inc. Warren E. Burger We will hear arguments next in Secretary of Interior v. The Surface Mining Company and the related case.

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5 Potential Human Health Effects of Uranium Mining

Internal exposure to radioactive materials during uranium mining and processing can take place through inhalation, ingestion, or through a cut in the skin. External radiation exposure (e.g., exposure to beta, gamma, and to a lesser extent, alpha radiation) can also present a health risk.

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Stream Reclamation Approval Process Bureau of Land

Background National solid minerals policy and regulation require the BLM to carefully consider the adequacy of stream reclamation, especially those activities associated with placer mining. BLM Alaska has explored a range of assessment methodologies and processes to determine if stream reclamation is sufficient to meet the requirements.

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Mine Reclamation Indiana Geological & Water Survey

Mine Reclamation Mining necessarily involves the displacement of large volumes of soil and rock, resulting in various degrees of environmental degradation. Mine reclamation entails restoring these disturbed areas to a previous natural resource setting, such as forest or agricultural land uses, while minimizing environmental impacts.

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Abandoned Mine Lands Office of Surface Mining

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) was passed in 1977 and which requires operators to reclaim lands that are disturbed from coal mining operations. Oftentimes lands mined previous to this legislation were left in unsafe conditions. Hazards to humans associated with abandoned mine lands include Open entrances to underground mines;

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Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

Placer mining is used when the metal of interest is associated with sediment in a stream bed or floodplain. Bulldozers, dredges, or hydraulic jets of water (a process called 'hydraulic mining') are used to extract the ore. Placer mining is usually aimed at removing gold from stream sediments and floodplains.

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Programs

Not only did this legislation mirror Ohio's effective reclamation law of 1972 for the regulation of active mining, it created an abandoned mine land program to address the emergency and highest priority non-emergency problems associated with mining that occurred prior to August 3, 1977; between August 4, 1977 and August 16, 1982 where

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WETLAND AND WATERBODY RIESTORATION AND

Ten years have passed since the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA, P.L. 95-87) was enacted. This federal act, coupled with the appropriate state statutes, has halted many of the past environmental abuses associated with surface mining, particularly with respect to the mining of coal.

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Mining Symposium gives awards for safety, reclamation

Surface Mine Reclamation Award JMAC Leasing, Briar Mountain Surface Mine Operation and reclamation of a surface mine after encountering a substantial mine fire in the coal reserves associated

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Reclamation Process Chemours

Reclamation Process. Reclamation actually begins during the mining process, when 97 percent of the soil that is extracted is set aside and then returned making the land whole again. When mining is complete, all structures, equipment or material associated with surface mining are removed. The sand that is returned is re-contoured,

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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH THE

environmental services associated with the reclamation . of areas degraded by mining potential for payments for environmental services. 1. caroline almeida souza. 2. amarilis lucia casteli figueiredo gallardo. 3. Érica donaire da silva. 4. yohana cunha de mello.

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Chapter 20.04 Sacramento Surface Mining and

Surface Mining and Reclamation Mining-Related Amendments 4 stockpiling and onsite recovery of mined materials, subject to all of the following conditions 1. The plant site is located on lands designated for industrial or commercial uses in the County's General Plan. 2.

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Mining Plan of Operations and Reclamation for

Nov 29, 2017 · Mining Plan of Operations and Reclamation Hotham Peak Material Site A, Noorvik, August 31, 2017 8/2017 Page 4 the most recent and complete geotechnical investigation of the Hotham Peak material site available at the time of this Plan revision. The report includes eleven borings that were drilled along the length of the pit.

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Published in Journal of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation · 2009Authors Brenda K Schladweiler

Coal mining Choosing a mining method Britannica

Coal mining Coal mining Choosing a mining method The various methods of mining a coal seam can be classified under two headings, surface mining and underground mining. Surface and underground coal mining are broad activities that incorporate numerous variations in equipment and methods, and the choice of which method to use in extracting a coal seam depends on many

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Mining Environmental & Engieering Wenck

Diverse expertise for every mining need. Wenck houses a diverse group of geologists, engineers, ecologists, and water resources specialists that allow us to design and manage large and complex mine permitting, operational, and reclamation projects. We have completed projects throughout the western United States and overseas.

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Mine Reclamation Requirements

The Mine Financial Security Program manages liabilities associated with the costs of reclaiming coal mines and coal processing plants. Obtaining a Reclamation Certificate When all of our requirements have been met, including achieving the approved reclamation outcome, the company can apply for a reclamation certificate.

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() Management of risks associated to mining wastes

Historical mining practices and the absence of routine mined-land reclamation, remediation, and restoration have led to legacy sites with environmental and human health impacts. Typical remedial solutions are often lengthy, expensive, and unacceptable to the regulated and regulatory communities, as well as to the public.

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California Dept of Conservation, Office of Mine

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS. PURCHASE AND USE OF MINED MATERIALS BY STATE AND LOCAL

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What Is Land Reclamation? Reference

Full Answer. However, land reclamation is associated with some dangers, such as flooding and soil liquefaction. Environmental-protection laws limit the implementation of land-reclamation projects that are likely to destroy natural habitats.

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() Reclamation of Mine Tailings

Alleviation of the chemical and physical limitations of tailings followed by reclamation of the tailings and the associated landscapes is a challenging task.

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