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environmental guide to western surface mining

Russell Moore

environmental guide to western surface mining

part two, impacts, mitigation, and monitoring

by Russell Moore

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Published by Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.),
  • Reclamation of land -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Russell Moore and Thomas Mills ; performed for Western Energy and Land Use Team, Office of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
    ContributionsMills, Thomas., Western Energy and Land Use Team., Biological Services Program (U.S.), Coal Project (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination443 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14539412M

    Surface mining is a method of mining employed for mineral deposits close to the surface, which entails the removal of soil and rock that cover these deposits (Great Mining ). EPA/ December ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF WESTERN COAL SURFACE MINING Part I - The Limnology and Biota of Mine Spoils Ponds in Northwest Colorado by Steven P. Canton and James V. Ward Department of Zoology and Entomology Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado Grant No. R Project Officer Donald I. Mount Environmental .

    I am very happy to announce the release of a pre-publication draft of the new edition of The Strip Mining Handbook. We are announcing this draft to a select group of interested parties with experience and expertise on coal min e regulation to solicit your comments and ideas for making this publication the best it . Hittman Associates: An environmental guide to western surface mining / (Fort Collins, Colo.: Dept of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services, Western Energy and Land Use Team, ), also by Russell Moore, Thomas Mills, inc Ecology Consultants, and Western Energy and Land Use Team (page images at HathiTrust).

    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. 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.


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