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Division of Mining and Reclamation

The Division of Mining and Reclamation's mission is to assure compliance with the West ia Surface Mining and Reclamation Act and other applicable state laws and rules by means of effective and high quality reclamation of mining sites, an efficient permitting program, and constructive communications between the public and regulated industry.

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Jurisdiction Abandoned Mine Lands Public Service

Jurisdiction Abandoned Mine Lands. The Public Service Commission administers the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Program on behalf of the State of North Dakota. The State AML Program was approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1981 under authority of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (P.L. 95-87, Title IV). Program

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Federal Register Alabama Abandoned Mine Land

The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program was established by Title IV of the Act, (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.) in response to concerns over extensive environmental damage caused by past coal mining activities. The program is funded by a reclamation fee collected on each ton of coal that is produced.

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What is Mine Reclamation?

Reclamation is often phased to e concurrent throughout the life of the mining project. Examples of successful reclamation projects include A company reclaimed its mining pit to a strawberry field. A gravel extraction area at Mississippi Bar was returned to a riparian wildlife habitat. An aggregate mine on agricultural land operates in four phases.

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Bureau of Land Management Announces Reclamation and

WASHINGTON- The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today recognized four hardrock mining companies for their commitment to the use of sustainable development practices in their daily operations. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Washington by BLM Deputy Director for Operations Michael D. Nedd.

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Arri

Forest Reclamation Advisories. ARRI's Science Team published the Forest Reclamation Advisory No. 15 titled, "Establishing Riparian Woody Vegetation for Constructed Streams on Mined Lands Using the Forestry Reclamation Approach" Read more of ARRI's Publications.

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Abandoned Mine Lands Program Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

It is apparent that all of the sites requiring reclamation cannot be completed before the AML Fund ceases to be available. The Division of Mining, Land and Water will continue to re-evaluate the inventories and concentrate on the highest priority coal and non-coal projects that have been identified.

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Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program KDHE

Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program. The Surface Mining Unit is the agency responsible for the reclamation of abandoned coal mines in Kansas under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (P.L. 95-87).

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Pioneer Technical

Providing a wide range of mine reclamation services for 25 years, Pioneer assists various state and federal agencies (state departments of environmental quality, EPA, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Army Corp of Engineers) with all aspects of abandoned mine land (AML) reclamation.

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Mine Reclamation Success Stories from Around the World

In the U.S., the passing of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) has resulted in more than two million acres of reclaimed land. Here are some highlights of mine reclamation success stories around the world Trapper Coal Mine, Colorado

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Mining Reclamation Colorado

During mine development, the operator will determine whether mining will allow for reclamation of areas where mining is completed concurrent with on-going mining in adjacent areas. Reclamation efforts, including, but not limited to, backfilling, grading, topsoil replacement and revegetation of all land that is disturbed by surface coal mining

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Reclamation Forms Florida Department of Environmental

Land Reclamation Program Forms and Filing Instructions This webpage provides links to forms required by the land reclamation regulatory program. The forms have been adopted for use in Chapters 62C-16, 62C-36, 62C-38, and 62C-39, Florida Administrative Code. The Department of Environmental Protection has implemented a paperless permitting process.

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National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs

Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) established the national Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program under the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), U.S. Department of the Interior. The program was developed to reclaim land and water resources adversely affected by past coal mining and left abandoned or inadequately

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Gaining Ground From Reclaimed Abandoned Mine Lands

Sep 03, 2018 · The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced the 2018 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards, recognizing techniques and achievements for reclaimed lands. On

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Mining and Land Reclamation Lesson YouTube

Sep 13, 2013 · Indiana Expeditions host Rick Crosslin demonstrates how to utilize this mining and land reclamation lesson in your classroom. Students will gain an understanding of the economics of mining

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Coal Reclamation Improving Land after Surface Mining

Coal Reclamation. Coal mine reclamation is the rehabilitation of land after coal mining operations have stopped. It is a requirement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977. SMCRA created two programs one for regulating active coal mines and one for reclaiming abandoned mine

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2019 NAAMLP / PA AMR / NASLR Joint Conference Restore

9/6/19 update pre-registration is now closed. on-site registration will be available beginning on sunday, sept. 8 @ 1pm.

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Benefits of reclamation Reclamation of Mine‐Impacted

The restoration of land productivity is an integral part of the restoration of a former mining site. The mineral extraction and reclamation process must ensure return of sustainable ecosystem to former degraded land.

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Reclamation Strategies and Stages

Phosphate mining disturbs about 5,000-6,000 acres of land annually; approximately 25-30% of these lands are isolated wetlands or wetlands connected to waters of the state, according to the Florida Bureau of Mine Reclamation. Besides planning, there are two additional stages of land reclamation contouring and revegetation.

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Land Reclamation Canada's Oil Sands

Land Reclamation. Canada's oil sands industry is committed to reducing its footprint, reclaiming all lands affected by operations and maintaining biodiversity. Reclamation, which is the act of returning the land to a sustainable landscape, is an ongoing process during the life of a project.

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DNR Indiana Society of Mining & Reclamation

Indiana Society of Mining & Reclamation. The 32nd Annual Surface Mined Land Reclamation Technology Transfer Seminar is Dec. 3-4 in Evansville, Indiana. View seminar details, including agendas, workshop descriptions, registration, and call for award nominations.

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Texas RRC Implementing the Mining and Reclamation

It also conducts an Abandoned Mine Lands program for reclaiming land that was mined and left unreclaimed prior to the 1977 Federal Surface Mining and Reclamation Control Act. Mining companies must have a permit for each mining site they operate in the State.

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SURFACE-MINING LAND CONSERVATION AND

may be cited as the surface-mining land conservation and reclamation act. History L. 1994, ch. 197, § 1; July 1. 49-602. Same; policy statement. It is the policy of this state to provide for the reclamation and conservation of land affected by surface mining and thereby to preserve natural resources, protect and perpetuate the taxable value

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Mining Funda Land Reclamation

In order to obtain satisfactory results in reclamation, special attention must be paid to the post-mining use of the land and its potential functions (i.e., pasture, hayland, recreational areas, wildlife habitat, wetlands, fishing ponds etc.), together with the implementation of environmental conservation and land reclamation programs to

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Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Programs

A state-funded abandoned mine land reclamation program for Ohio was realized with the establishment of the Unreclaimed Lands Fund in 1972. The fund is utilized to complete reclamation projects on public and private lands affected by surface mining prior to April 10, 1972.

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Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 Wikipedia

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. SMCRA created two programs one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

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Surface Mining and Reclamation WA DNR

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 1971 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.

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Land Reclamation Highvale Mine TransAlta

Land Reclamation Highvale Mine For more information contact TransAlta at 1877-636-7822 July 2015 TransAlta fully incorporates land reclamation into its long-term plans in all of its mining activities. Before any land is disturbed an extensive assessment of the land within the mine permit boundary is provided to the regulatory bodies

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Mining Land Reclamation Stock Photos and Images

Land reclamation of coal mining mountaintop removal, Appalachia, Wise County, ia, USA, aerial view. Coal Surface Mine, engineer explains procedure for 'reclamation' project. Old tin mining land reclaimed for industrial development at Scorrier near Redruth in Cornwall, England, UK.

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Land Restoration a Natural Part of the Mining Process for

Sep 01, 2016 · Peabody's reclamation efforts have been marked by 90 environmental honors since 2000. "All the work is top-notch," says Mary DeRudder, an equipment operator and 30-year mining veteran who is part of Peabody's Powder River Basin operations and reclamation team. "You can see the land is just as beautiful as before."

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