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Published by Forest Service Minerals & Geology Management in Washington, DC (1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington 20250-1126) .
Written in English


  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation -- United States.

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Other titlesAbandoned mines and reclamation.
StatementForest Service, United States Department of Agriculture.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Minerals and Geology Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17727261M

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  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. Reclamation of Mine-impacted Land for Ecosystem Recovery covers: and result in improved abandoned mine lands; This book’s unique combination of the methods for reclamation technologies with policies and best practice worldwide will provide the background and the guidance needed by scientists, researchers and engineers engaged in land. Mine Reclamation Case Studies. Restoration and cleanup of abandoned mines promotes health and physical safety, environmental conservation, and economic growth. Bayhorse Mine. BLM and Parks and Recreation employees partnered to address safety hazards posed by nearby abandoned mines. The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals. During the earliest days of Handbook development, Mike Bishop of EPA Region 8 lead the effort to develop a Superfund Mine Waste Reference Document for EPA project managers working on mine.

The AML Portal is a partnership that spans federal, state and local efforts to reduce the environmental and health risks of abandoned land mines through increased awareness, education and action. Visit our partners' websites to learn .   Budget invested $ million over 15 years ($ billion on a cash basis), starting in –21 to create the Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program. The program will exclusively address the largest and highest-risk abandoned mines in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. At the end of the year program, active remediation is. A team of geologists, scientists, and GIS professionals that compile a statewide database of abandoned mines and work to remediate public safety and environmental hazards posed by these mines. Remediation projects are accomplished by working with local, State, and Federal partners. California Abandoned Mine Lands Unit Fact Sheets. 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) of , which addresses abandoned mine lands reclamation.

Abandoned Mine Land Inventory System (e-AMLIS) The Abandoned Mine Land Inventory System is a computer system used to store, manage, and report on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's Inventory of Abandoned Mine Land Problems. This includes both problems in need of reclamation and those that have been reclaimed. Abandoned U.s. Uranium Mines: Locations, Radiation Hazards, Reclamation and Remediation [Sabrina Myers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book & CD-ROM. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) defines an abandoned uranium mine (mine) as a named mine or complex developed to extract uranium ore for atomic energy defense-related activities . 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. Members range from individuals, to the active anthracite mining industry and co-generation power plants, to non-profit organizations, 16 county conservation districts and other organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of eastern Pennsylvania that are involved with abandoned mine reclamation issues.