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Strip-mine reclamation

United States. Forest Service. Eastern Region.

Strip-mine reclamation

a digest

by United States. Forest Service. Eastern Region.

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published in [Washington? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Reclamation of land -- United States,
    • Strip mining,
    • Soil banks

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Eastern Region, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Soil Conservation Society of America.
      ContributionsSoil Conservation Society of America.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS621.5.S8 U54 1964
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 69 p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5094461M
      LC Control Number74166104

      Strip mine reclamation is difficult and costly, particularly for sites mined long ago. Lack of topsoil plus steep grades, poor drainage, acidic material, and over-compacted traffic paths all discourage vegetation.   To determine how strip mine reclamation affects plant conservation, Holl compared the vegetation on 19 reclaimed mine sites with that on five unmined sites in the deciduous forests of southwest Virginia’s central Appalachian coal-bearing region. The mine sites were reclaimed between and , and the unmined sites had previously been logged.

      The Strip Mine Handbook is a natural extension of EPI's work. It translates key components of the law into easy to understand language. In addition, it explains the rights and remedies people can utilize when faced with a mining or regulatory problem. Make good use of this book.   The one-acre patch of prairie in southern Ohio was a cause for s hummed. Tiny saplings sprouted toward the sky. A flat, browning landscape surrounded the .

        The Sand Hill strip mine in Vinton County, Ohio, May , as photographed by Ohio’s Matt Eich for his book “Carry Me Ohio,” and also published in The Atlantic magazine, December In southeastern Ohio, meanwhile, strip mining, and the region’s reliance on a single industry, has not made for a viable economy. Strip Mine Reclamation for Beneficial Reuse In the late 's, the Borough of Sayreville became aware of a 90 acre parcel of land where an abandoned strip mine had left nothing but spoils. Investors looking for properties to develop overlooked the potential of the site due to its barren and acidic soils and the borough was anxious to acquire.


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Suneson also gets you up to speed on more modern considerations such as groundwater depletion, petroleum fracking, and strip mine reclamation.

Take this book along for a ride as you roll across the red plains east to the Ozark Plateau, west to the Panhandle, or south to the Ouachita, Arbuckle, and Wichita Mountains"-- Read more Read less5/5(8). Costs of strip mine reclamation in the West (Rural development research report) [Leathers, Kenneth L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Costs of strip mine reclamation in the West (Rural development research report)Author: Kenneth L Leathers. Revision of A bibliography of strip-mine reclamation / by G.A. Limstrom, issued as Miscellaneous release no.

"Lists nearly references on strip-mine reclamation published since when Limstrom's original bibliography was issued as well as more. Analysis of alternative modifications for reducing backwater flooding at the Honey Creek coal strip mine reclamation site in Henry County, Missouri / (Rolla, Mo.: Dept.

of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, Colo.: Books and Open-File Reports [distributor], ), by Terry W. Alexander, Geological Survey (U.S.), and Missouri. Land. In addition, elaborate landscaping activities standing alone such as substantial earth moving and rearrangement of the terrain (e.g., strip mine reclamation) may constitute construction within the meaning of the DBA, without any requirement that it be related to other construction work (see 29 CFR (i)).

Landscaping which is not covered by. Suneson also gets you up to speed on more modern considerations such as groundwater depletion, petroleum fracking, and strip mine reclamation. Take this book along fro a ride as you roll across the red plains east to the Ozark Plateau, west to the Panhandle, or south to the Ouachita, Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains.

pages, 6 x 9, paper. Research focuses on reclaiming strip-mine sites for biofuel crop production Marvin Hall, Penn State professor of forage management in the Department of Plant Science, on the site of his latest research project, a reclaimed strip mine in Clearfield County. The statistics of strip mine abuse numb the mind and overwhelm the spirit.

At the time SMCRA was passed inmore thanacres of cropland,acres of pasture, andacres of forest had been lost. More t miles of streams had been polluted by sediment or acid from surface and underground mining combined. S acres of reservoirs and impoundments had.

Strip mining, removal of soil and rock (overburden) above a layer or seam (particularly coal), followed by the removal of the exposed mineral. The common strip-mining techniques are classified as area mining or contour mining on the basis of the deposit geometry and type.

The cycle of operations for both techniques consists of vegetation clearing, soil removal, drilling and blasting of. 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. Strip mining is entering a period of boom. In an ex panding market, strip mine production has grown from 30 per cent of the total out put in to more than 36 per cent in recent years.

STRIP-MINE RECLAMATION AND BIRD HABITATS James R. Karr Associate Professor Department of Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution University of Illinois Champaign, Illinois ABSTRACT Societal 'perceptions of wildlife have changed rapidly in the last two decades as demonstrated by a recent proliferation of environ­ mental legislation.

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Ecology and Coal Resource Development, Volume One covers the proceedings of the International Congress for Energy and the Ecosystem, held at the University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota on JuneThe book focuses on the factors and considerations involved in the interrelation of ecology and coal resource g: Strip-mine.

Revision of A bibliography of strip-mine reclamation / by G.A. Limstrom, issued as Miscellaneous release no.

8 Includes bibliographical references "Lists nearly references on strip-mine reclamation published since when Limstrom's original bibliography was issued as well as more than 70 technical citations that appeared in the original."Pages:   Several published studies show the initiative's success in restoring mine plots over the last 10 years across Appalachia, though research is continually conducted to optimize reclamation Author: Cassie Rodenberg.

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.

Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland By Jeff Biggers. Nation Books; pgs., $ If you take away anything from the work of playwright, journalist, historian and activist Jeff Biggers, it should be this: There’s no such thing as clean coal. He is not merely talking about coal from Continued.

several reclamation specialists strongly affiliated with post-mining reclamation and design also contributed chapters and case studies in this book. The book begins with an overview of planning Author: Jon Burley. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leathers, Kenneth L.

Costs of strip mine reclamation in the West. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. STRIP MINE RECLAMATION AND SOLID WASTE LANDFILL General. Two beneficial uses of dredged material that are still fairly new concepts have proven to be feasible in laboratory, field, and District tests (items 4 and 75).

These are the reclamation of abandoned strip mine sites that are too acidic for standard reclamation practices, and the.Ridgeland – reclamation of strip mine to prevent sedimentation and flooding – $, Middleburg – reclamation of strip mine – $, Enoch TR – reclamation of strip mine – $,Strip mine reclamation utilizing treated municipal wastes / by Lejcher, Terrence R.

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