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Surface mine reclamation

R. R. Hicks

Surface mine reclamation

a wildlife habitat opportunity

by R. R. Hicks

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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StatementR. R. Hicks, Jr. and D. E. Samuel.
ContributionsSamuel, D. E
Classifications
LC Classifications#M6418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21645081M

This is an electronic copy of the Surface Mining Laws. This web page contains Public Law , the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), passed August 3, , and all revisions through Decem Students in such programs are exposed to mining or reclamation multidisciplinary training, including instruction in engineering, forestry, agronomy, hydrology, reclamation laws and practices, soils, and geology. A 2-year reclamation or mining technology degree plus 1 year of general experience as defined above is fully qualifying for GS

Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels.. Surface mining began in the midth century [dubious. Downloadable! Surface lignite mines of the Balkan Peninsula face growing pressure due to the CO 2 emissions reduction initiatives, rapidly increasing renewable-power capacity, and cheap natural gas. In this frame, the development of a modern mine land rehabilitation strategy is considered as a prerequisite for mitigating the social and economic impacts for the local communities.

Surface mining reclamation account. Exclusive authority to regulate reclamation — Department may delegate enforcement authority to counties, cities, towns — Other laws not affected. Surface mining of coal — Preemption of chapter by federal laws, programs. Investigations, research, etc. — Dissemination of. Chapter SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION Incorporation of SMARA and State Regulations. The provisions of the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of (P.R.C. Sec. et seq.), P.R.C. Section , and Ti Division 8, Section et seq. of the California Code of Regulations implementing the Act, hereinafter referred to as the State Regulations, as either.


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Surface mine reclamation by R. R. Hicks Download PDF EPUB FB2

This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This hardcover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today--topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment.

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.

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 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.

The stimulus for improving the surface mining methods has come in the form of new state surface-mining laws. Regarding reclamation, the law requires herbaceous as well as woody revegetation, a mandatory two-growing-season Surface mine reclamation book period before bond release can be considered, and quantitative revegetative success before final bond : Coal Age.

Download PDF Surface mine reclamation book Mine Reclamation Manual book full free. Surface Mine Reclamation Manual available for download and read online in other formats.

Presented at Sessions Organized by the Office of Surface Mining at the 9th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation: June, Duluth, Minnesota.

InERP bought more than mining permits from Patriot Mining. Since then, according to the DEP, the company racked up “hundreds of violations of surface mining. National Technical Training Program. The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) established the National Technical Training Program (NTTP) inrecognizing the need for an ongoing educational program to increase the technical competence and professionalism of Federal, State, and Tribal personnel located in Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA).

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is a branch of the United States Department of the is the federal agency entrusted with the implementation and enforcement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA), which attached a per-ton fee to all extracted coal in order to fund an interest-accruing trust to be used for reclamation of.

In this book leading authorities address the economic, environmental, and legal ramifications of land reclamation following coal surface mining, review the status of the coal industry, and look at possible future developments.

The Alabama Surface Mining Commission is the primary regulatory authority for Surface and Underground Coal Mining Operations for the State of Alabama under the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of Our office is located on the second floor of the Pinnacle Bank Building at 2nd Avenue, Jasper Alabama.

Every surface mining reclamation supervisor shall be paid not less than $30, per year. Every surface mining reclamation inspector shall be paid not less than $25, per year.

§ Duties of surface mining reclamation inspectors and inspectors in training. 25th Anniversary of the Surface Mining Law: A report on the protection and restoration of the nation's land and water resources under the Surface Mining Law, Office of Surface Mining, Available at OSM website. Green, Edward.

State and Federal Roles Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of21 S. Ill. L.J. Download PDF Surface Mining Environmental Monitoring And Reclamation Handbook book full free. Surface Mining Environmental Monitoring And Reclamation Handbook available f. The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of (SMARA, Public Resources Code Section et.

seq.) declared that the extraction of minerals is essential to the continued economic well-being of the State and to the needs of the society, and that the reclamation of mined lands is necessary to prevent or minimize adverse effects on the environment and to protect the public health and safety (SMARA.

Excellence in Mining & Reclamation Award Nominations due Monday, Oct. Nominations are being accepted once again for the Excellence in Mining and Reclamation Award (EMRA). This is the Division of Reclamation’s highest award for outstanding achievement in the field of surface coal mining and reclamation.

For questions concerning surface and ground water monitoring submission requirements, please contact Jay Cunningham in the Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement. For help with technical aspects of the new SME form, please contact Jim Neal in the Division of Mine Permits.

The agency is responsible for resolving problems such as mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies and other hazards which have resulted from past coal mining (pre) practices in accordance with requirements established by the federal Office of Surface Mining under authority of.

CHAPTER 9. Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of [] (Chapter 9 added by Stats.Ch. ) Article 1. General Provisions [] (Article 1 added by Stats.Ch. ) § This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of (Added by Stats.

Ch. ) § Handbook for Calculation of Reclamation Bond Amounts, Revised AprilUnited States Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D. C., This handbook provides an array of examples for estimating common mining reclamation activities.

Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation. Surface coal mining involves disturbing overlying rock layers (overburden) to expose and extract coal reserves using the area mining method wherein the overburden above the uppermost coal seam and the innerburden between the lower coal seams are removed in parallel strips (pits) across the coalfield until the area is mined.

Zhengao et al. and Mishra et al. distinguished a narrower purpose of the lateral mining method, for low-dipping strata of high thickness. [13,14] In turn, for the surface mining of inclined and. Underground mining is the extraction of minerals from beneath the surface of the ground by means of an adit, shaft, tunnel, decline, portal, bore hole, drill hole for solution mining, or such other means of access beneath the surface of the ground, other than a pit.

The Idaho Mined Land Reclamation Act, passed inrequires reclamation of.DESCRIPTION THE FIRST AND ONLY BOOK that comprehensively addresses the regulation of surface mining in California. Covers federal, state, regional, and local laws and regulations along with relevant cases, and provides extensive citations.

Explains mining-specific concepts and offers practical advice for understanding and complying with the law.