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Reclamation planning for coal-mined lands

Rolfe D. Mandel

Reclamation planning for coal-mined lands

a selective bibliography

by Rolfe D. Mandel

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Published by CPL Bibliographies in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- North America -- Bibliography.,
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- North America -- Bibliography.,
    • Abandoned mined lands reclamation -- North America -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rolfe D. Mandel and M. Elizabeth Hines.
      SeriesCPL bibliography ;, no. 151
      ContributionsHines, M. Elizabeth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6738.C6 M26 1985, TD195.C58 M26 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 41 p. ;
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027253M
      ISBN 100866021515
      LC Control Number85007694

      Planning for Response Actions at Abandoned Mines with and government dedicated to restoring forests on coal mined lands in the Eastern United States. RE Soil Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. The research and associated publications focus on coal mined land reclamation and associated water quality issues. (A) For tax periods commencing on and after July 1, , every person conducting coal surface mining shall remit a special reclamation tax of fourteen and four-tenths cents per ton of clean coal mined, the proceeds of which shall be allocated by the secretary for deposit in the Special Reclamation Fund and the Special Reclamation Water Trust Fund.

      While reclamation of abandoned mined lands has been accomplished through limited federal and state programs as well as through natural processes, much remains to be done. This Bureau of Mines report estimates the extent of abandoned coal-mined lands, focusing on problems emanating from such lands, and examining their magnitude, methods and. Program review and planning document of the Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council: adopted on March 7, ([Springfield]: The Council, ), by Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council (Ill.) (page images at HathiTrust) Annual report. (Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., ), by United States. Bureau of Reclamation (page images at.

      The U.S. coal industry serves a vital role in the nation’s economy by producing fuel for more than half of its electricity. Despite the industry’s importance, industry financial data for —the strongest year for the coal industry in recent years—shows that it is a relatively small industry with revenues totaling $20 billion to $25 billion and net income between $1 billion and $2. To be eligible for SMCRA funding, sites to be reclaimed must have been mined or affected by mining processes and abandoned or left in an inadequate reclamation status prior to August 3, (or prior to Aug for U.S. Forest Service administered lands; and Novem for U.S. Bureau of Land Management administered lands).


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Reclamation planning for coal-mined lands by Rolfe D. Mandel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Reclamation planning for coal-mined lands: a selective bibliography. [Rolfe D Mandel; M Elizabeth Hines]. Technical reclamation activities often aim to proactively manage a mined area for specific natural or recreational value, or other human uses, which can include infrastructure needs such as airports, schools, or shopping centres.

Reclamation activities can also target agricultural or silvicultural (i.e., forestry) objectives. OSMRE honors merited state regulatory agencies and coal mining companies with two award programs annually: one for reclamation projects at coal-mined lands abandoned prior to the Surface Mining Author: Tom Pfister.

Reclamation efforts enhance the recreational and other ecological services provided by the affected land and water. Based upon the estimated recreational benefits for five of the impacted lakes, a potential Pareto improvement (PPI) cannot be demonstrated for reclaiming all P-1, P-2, and P-3 coal-mined lands in Eastern by: @article{osti_, title = {Reclamation of coal-mined land in the southwest}, author = {Aldon, E F}, abstractNote = {Technical report:The soils, climate, and vegetation of coal mining areas in the southwestern U.S.

are described. Revegetation techniques are outlined. Alkali saction, western wheatgrass, fourwing saltbush, and Indian ricegrass are currently the most. Get this from a library.

Reclamation of coal-mined land: a bibliography with abstracts. [Bituminous Coal Research, Inc.]. Moreover, physical geographers appreciate the synthesis between human systems and natural systems, necessary to fully comprehend the demand for resource use as well as the legal and socioeconomic forces that affect goals and procedures for reclamation of disturbed lands.

The AML program is funded by a fee placed on coal, currently set at 28 cents per ton for surface-mined coal, and 12 cents per ton for coal mined underground. Our mission is to protect public health, safety, and property from past coal mining and enhance the environment through reclamation and restoration of land and water resources.

Nochyil S. Magesh, Subbiah Krishnakumar, in World Seas: an Environmental Evaluation (Second Edition),  Land Reclamation. Land reclamation threatens the coastal habitats. Most of these coastal lands are used for dumping municipal waste, disposal of sewage, and for the construction of ports and fish landing centers.

Mining of mineral resources results in extensive soil damage, altering microbial communities and affecting vegetation leading to destruction of vast amounts of land. Reclamation is the process to restore the ecological integrity of these disturbed mine land areas. It includes the management of all types of physical, chemical and biological disturbances of soils such as soil pH, fertility.

Mine Reclamation Case Studies. Restoration and cleanup of abandoned mines promotes health and physical safety, environmental conservation, and economic growth. Learn about the reclamation of abandoned mine sites on federal lands.

Bayhorse Mine BLM and Parks and Recreation employees partnered to address safety hazards posed by nearby. @article{osti_, title = {Abandoned coal-mined lands: Nature, extent, and cost of reclamation}, author = {Johnson, W and Miller, G C}, abstractNote = {This Bureau of Mines report estimates the extent of abandoned coal-mined lands, focusing on problems emanating from such lands, and examining their magnitude, methods and costs of rehabilitation, and reclamation.

The book begins with an overview of planning and design from a landscape architectur e perspective with a post-mining reclamation outlook, citing fundamental planning a nd design resources and.

Reclamation processes. As part of the life cycle of a surface coal mine, completed mine areas must undergo mining ends, operators must restore the land to its approximate original contour (AOC) or leave the land graded and suitable for a “higher and better” post-mining land use (PMLU) that has been approved as part of the original mining permit application.

The plan should include reclamation of open pits, waste piles, beneficiation tailings, sedimentation basins, and abandoned mine, mill, and camp sites. Mine reclamation plans should incorporate the following: • Return of the land to conditions capable of supporting prior land use, equivalent uses, or other environmentally acceptable uses.

The reclamation of bentonite mined lands in the Northern Great Plains of the USA is reviewed. Bentonite is surface mined from shallow pits with scrapers, dozers and front-end loaders, and individual pit disturbances are usually ha. Legislation and regulations surrounding bentonite mining and subsequent reclamation are outlined.

Aspects of reclamation discussed include. Forest and Wildlife, New Delhi Plass, W.T. () Reclamation of coal mined land in Appalachia. of Soil and Water Conservation, 33 (2), Chemical alternations of. In addition, the company has contributed nearly $ million to the U.S.

Abandoned Mine Lands program, which is intended for the restoration of former coal mines from generations gone by. Peabody’s reclamation efforts have been marked by 90 environmental honors since Reclamation of lignite mined lands in the active mining regions of the Northern Great Plains and Gulf Coast Region of the USA are reviewed.

Lignite, an organic sedimentary rock (brown coal), is actively mined in Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota and Texas.

The geology, climate and natural vegetation of these areas are compared. Surface mining and reconstruction techniques are. Land reclamation regulation 1 Introduction Coal is the most important energy in China. With the excavation of coal resources, a lot of land was damaged and serious environmental problems were produced.

Thus, coal mined land reclamation has become the important task for land protection and environmental conservation. In. The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.Full text of "Literature on the revegetation of coal-mined lands" See other formats.

“The notion of solar farms being part of a reclamation plan has been flirted with for years and years,” said Wells, a Wise County native. to administer a fund and program that awards grants to renewable energy projects located on brownfields or previously coal mined lands.

The amount granted was based on the energy capacity of a project.