ODNR mine reclamation projects

A state-funded abandoned mine land reclamation program for Ohio was realized with the establishment of the Unreclaimed Lands Fund in 1972. The fund is utilized to complete reclamation projects on public and private lands affected by surface mining prior to April 10, 1972. A state severance tax is imposed on active surface mine operators who. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has started construction to address abandoned mine land (AML) hazards and create recreation space in Jefferson County. Once complete, the Friendship Park Highwall Reclamation Project will offer a safe place for recreation and increase tourism to the area. News

Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Program Administrator: Ben McCament / Email. Emergency Program Response: Tim Jackson / Email . Projects: Mike Bowden / Email. Contracts & Grants: Melissa Price / Email. Engineering: Tom Wiley / Email . Mine Safety. Mine Safety Program Administrator: Howard Dyer / Email. Surface Mine Safety Supervisor: Michael Doane. 2016 ODNR Acid Mine Drainage Reclamation Project- Holmes Wetland AMD General. Problem Description. The Holmes AMD Project area is located within the unincorporated village of Wainwright in Tuscarawas County, Ohio off of Silver Creek Road and 2nd Street. The AMD discharge from the project area enters the Silver Creel tributary at river mile 0.8. Lick Run - acid mine drainage (project in cooperation with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and ODNR Division of Wildlife) - $798,000 Hardy Coal - reclamation of forfeited strip mine. View locations and permit information on thousands of mapped surface and underground coal and minerals mines in Ohio. Information can be accessed by either entering a street address for the area of interest or by zooming in on the area and clicking on mining features. Mines of Ohio data is available for download, on a statewide basis Selected Abandoned Mined Land Reclamation Projects and Passive Treatment in Ohio By Mitchell E. Farley 1 and Paul Ziemkiewicz 2 1 Environmental Scientist, ODNR - Div. of Mineral Resources Management, 34 Portsmouth Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640, mitch.farley@dnr.state.oh.u

Mining Inspectors & Offices June 30, 2020 | Agency Division of Mineral Resources Management coal and industrial minerals inspectors: Locate local offices and experienced mining inspectors responsible for ensuring permit compliance by Ohio's mining operators ODNR does not warrant these data and claims no liability regarding accuracy or damage caused by its use or misuse. This product of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, is intended to provide general information only and should not be used for any other purposes. It is not intended for resale or to replace site-specific investigations OSMRE Projects. OSMRE works in partnership with states, tribes and other federal agencies to ensure the balance between protection of the environment and agricultural productivity and the Nation's need for coal as a source of energy. Below is a list of recent Bureau activities. Visit OSMRE's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) page

Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Program

Mine Land Reclamation in Action. Two centuries of US coal mining occurred before the passage of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977. Land that was once considered dangerous and unwelcoming is finding new purpose through innovative reclamation projects. Reclaiming a Company Town Project in Mather, PA 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 Sunshine Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Project. National Abandoned Mine Land - Reclamation Award Winner. This abandoned 25-acre mine site had been a detriment to the town of Bicknell for many years. Along with the many environmental concerns with the site travelers often referred to Bicknell as the city that had the ugly coal mine at the edge. Midwestern Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Project. Mid-Continent Regional Award and Peoples Choice Award. Prior to reclamation site conditions included exposed coal refuse, unreclaimed mine spoil, exposed high walls, old slurry ponds, ponded acid water adjacent to high walls, acid water seepage from old underground mines, and acid drainage into Midwestern Creek a tributary of the Patoka River The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Abandoned Mine Land Program has won the U.S. Department of the Interior's Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation National Award for its work on the Dessecker Mine Project near Dover. The agency will be honored at the 2019 AML Reclamation Awards in Pittsburgh on Sept. 9

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  3. e problem has been inventoried in your area please go to Illinois Coal Mine Permits Map Tool . If you have any questions regarding the search you can e-mail AML staff or phone them at 217-782-0588. In the event of an emergency, the AMLRD can be reached at 618-692-3197 or 217-782-0588
  4. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) won the US Department of the Interior's (USDOI) Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation National Award for a project in Tuscarawas County.. ODNR will be recognised for its work on the Dessecker Mine Project at the 2019 Reclamation Awards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 9 September
  5. ing sites, called Abandoned Mine Lands (AML), and established the AML Fund to pay for the long-overdue reclamation of these sites. To maintain the AML Fund,
  6. e refuse, a large impoundment of extremely acidic water, and a continuous discharge of acid
  7. Cause & Effect. Reclamation Process. Subsidence Insurance. Grouting Program. Report A Coal Mining Problem. Public Outreach. - Click to Expand. Indiana Prime Farmland Team. Indiana Society of Mining & Reclamation

(The 1977 law requires modern mining operations to do their own reclamation after ending operations at a site.) Projects addressed by the program range between 1 and 100 acres and can cost up to. The RECLAIM Act reiterates our economic commitment to these mining communities by fast-tracking the release of $1 billion from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund and using it to fund projects that reinvigorate communities, promote economic growth and counteract the environmental effects of coal mining locally, said Warner

ODNR - MINES and RECLAMATION PROJECT NAME: PROJECT TYPE: BOREHOLE #: gINT Sample Environmental Investigation B-1 5 10 15 20 25 SHEET: 1 of 2 OH_DNRMR OH_DNRMR.GPJ OH_DNRMR.GDT 12/30/03. RC-1 38.0 40.0 80 30 Difficult drilling CLAYEY GRAVEL (GC) (continued) LIMESTONE Bottom of B-1 @ 40 fee Rogersville Reclamation Project - Phase III HomeAbandoned Mine Land ProgramProjectsRogersville Reclamation Project - Phase III Explore Section Industry OversightMining MMD Online: Web Applications Mining Data and Statistics Public Notices Coal Mine Reclamation Program Coal Program Guidelines Mining Act Reclamation Program Permit Application Forms Part 3 General Permit Part 3 Minimal Impact.

Reclamation Accomplishments. 14% maximum graded slopes. Pumped 110 million gallons of pit water. Burial of 500,000 cubic yards of naturally occurring radioactive and acidic spoil materials. Completed grading with an additional 1,320,000 cubic yards of clean spoil material. Contracted Cost - $3,930,856 This month, the ODNR will apply for federal construction grant money from the U.S. Department of the Interior to fund abandoned mine reclamation during the 2018 grant period throughout the state. Abandoned mines are eligible for reclamation under the Texas Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program, if all mining had ceased and the mine was abandoned prior to June 20, 1975, for coal and uranium and August 3, 1977, for all other types of mining abandoned mines. Reclamation eligible mines may be on our inventory, found by exploratory drilling or reported to us. The PSC's selection of reclamation projects also requires federal approval. Emergency projects are conducted when AML problems are an immediate and serious danger to the public

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Mine-scarred land could serve as sites for solar energy projects. Abandoned mine lands in Northeast Pennsylvania are being surveyed as potential sites for solar energy projects. The Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation is working under a $7,000 mini-grant to identify sites that could host massive solar panels project were ODNR-DMRM and OSM ACSI for construction. Approximately 21.53 lbs/day of acid and 3.77 lbs/day of metals were prevented from entering into Raccoon Creek as a result of this AMD reclamation project. Pre-treatment acid and metal loadings at site HC001 are shown in Figure 1. Regraded and resoiled gob pil In November, ODNR will apply for more than $10 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior for abandoned mine reclamation projects. These projects are to be completed between.

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The reclamation of the abandoned mines is funded by federal and state taxes on current coal-mining companies (Ohio Department of Natural Resources, ODNR). However, the long-lasting nature of these impacts, along with insufficient funding for the reclamation of abandoned mines, perpetuates the problem The federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act was signed into law on August 3,1977 to regulate surface coal mining and reclamation nationwide. The law provided states the opportunity to develop state coal programs and assume primacy over the coal program from the federal government The Abandoned Mine Land Pilot Program, administered by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Mineral Resource Management (DMRM), is a federally funded program which aids in the reclamation of eligible mined lands for long-term economic and community site development purposes Reclamation Guidelines for Exploration Projects, rev. 10/2016; Bonds (Reclamation Security) Required for all Operating Permits. Types of reclamation security available: Performance Bond for Mining, rev. 06/2013 Performance Bond to Conduct Mining — Multiple Sites, rev. 08/2012 Performance Bond for Exploration Letter of Credit, rev. 04/201 The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' (ODNR) Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program has won the U.S. Department of the Interior's (USDOI) Abandoned Mine Land. Reclamation National Award for its work on the Dessecker. Mine Project in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. ODNR was. honored at the 2019 AML Reclamation Awards in Pittsburgh. on Sept. 9

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  1. As required by Section 706 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-87), OSMRE submits to the President and Congress an annual report describing the operations of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. OSMRE has submitted this report to the President and Congress each year since 1978
  2. Raccoon Creek Watershed - Middleton Run Reclamation II Generated by Non-Point Source Monitoring System www.watersheddata.com Project Status: completed 5-22-2015 ODNR Project Number: JK-ML-75 Middleton Run Reclamation II pre-construction trash and spoil piles Photo by Sarah Landers Middleton Run Reclamation II nearly finished 140 112 84 56 28 0.
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  4. ing that occurred prior to 1982. AML restores abandoned
  5. Missouri's first reclamation project was completed in November 1982. Most projects have been located on private land. Reclamation costs are solely the responsibility of the Abandoned Mine Land Section. Land Reclamation Biennial Report, 2016-2017. Land Reclamation Biennial Report, 2014-201
  6. e discharge. This rudimentary treatment system consisted of 7 wetland cells and a polishing pond for the precipitation of metals

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Management of all mine reclamation project phases, activities, personnel, timelines, budget & deliverables. Discover all of the services offered by NewBridge Reclamation. COMPANIES COUNT ON NEWBRIDGE MINING RECLAMATION $ 0 Past 20 Years Total Bond Amount Managed. the practice and regulation of surface mining and mine land reclamation. This project will help bring to the forefront new approaches to onsite and offsite mitigation for AMD and other mined land reclamation projects. How you can get involved: • Support our efforts on mitigating environmental impacts associated with coal mining COLUMBUS -- Oxford Mining Co. of Ohio was awarded two 2011 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining awards from the U.S. Department of Interior based on the company's exemplary reclamation efforts More than $8 billion has been distributed to states for abandoned mine land reclamation projects since the passage of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act established the program in 1977 The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977 established national standards for coal mining and requirements for reclamation of mine sites. Title IV of SMCRA created the AML Program to reclaim mined areas that meet a legal definition of abandonment (no party with continuing reclamation responsibility for mine sites abandoned.

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The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program was established by Title IV of the Act (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.), in response to concerns over extensive environmental damage caused by past coal mining activities. The program is funded by a reclamation fee collected on each ton of coal that is produced Award-winning reclamation solutions tailored to your project. We believe it's our responsibility to act as good stewards and are committed to partnering with you to offset your environmental impact. We use advanced technology and careful planning to responsibly reclaim land to be as good or preferably better than we found it Reclaimed Crane's Nest Gob pile in Wise County, VA. This AML Small Project Award winner cost less than $4,000 and featured a donation of 3,600 planted trees. Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund—The 2022 budget for the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund is $192.8 million—an increase of $62.9 mil lion above the 2021 enacted level, which include Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Projects. This data set depicts boundaries of abandoned mine reclamation projects in Missouri. The data set has been compiled by the Department to assist the public in identifying locations that have been the subject of reclamation of coal, lead and zinc mining activities

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Ohio's Abandoned Mine Land Economic Development Program

Newtown South II-2 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project, Schuylkill County, Wins the 2013 National Excellence in Reclamation Award . Nomination (PDF) Award Photo (PDF) Project Team Photo (PDF) National Award Video (YouTube) Dents Run AML/AMD Ecosystem Restoration Project, Elk County, Wins the 2012 National AMR Award Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation Project Document Type EIR - Draft EIR Received 12/18/2020 Present Land Use The central and southern portions of the site are actively managed for agricultural use. The project site is designated Agriculture (AG) and zoned Agriculture Intensive (A-N), while a portion of the site is covered by the General. Project consisted of : Capping of approximately 40 acres of cyanide heap leach pads. Capping consisted of a 3 layer design comprised of a screened basal layer, a screened material with bentonite incorporation, and final topsoil cover. Excavation, Haulage, and Placement of 81,000 cy of a basal layer; Excavation, Haulage, Screening, and Placement. McLaughlin Mine Project Homestake Mining Company of California Background The McLaughlin Mine operated between 1985 and 2002, producing 3.5 million ounces of gold over its 17-year life. Napa, Lake, and Yolo Counties, along with the BLM, approved the McLaughlin Mine Plan of Operations and the Reclamation Plan in the early 1980s. In Lake County, Homestake placed approximately 3

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MK051EM Cottonwood Exploration Project HomeMining Act Reclamation ProgramPending and Approved Exploration ApplicationsMinimal Impact Exploration (Part 3)MK051EM Cottonwood Exploration Project Explore Section Industry OversightMining Mining Data and Statistics Public Notices Coal Mine Reclamation Program Coal Program Guidelines Mining Act Reclamation Program MMD Online: Web Applications Mine. About this project. The Doe Run Company's former Block P mill and mine sites are located in Montana's Barker-Hughesville mining district within the Lewis and Clark National Forest. Concerns about environmental impacts associated with historical mining activities at the sites prompted the company to evaluate the impacts of metals leaching. abandoned mines in the state. The projects getting underway this week are funded by a federal grant from U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. MMD's Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program will work with multiple contractors on the projects in line with COVID-19 safety guidelines

Construction project to address abandoned mine land

The Department of Environmental Protection has available a current list of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Acid Mine Drainage, Surface Mine Reclamation, Cleaning Out and Plugging Oil and Gas Wells, Waterways Engineering (Concrete Dams/Concrete Lined Channels, Walls and Box Culverts, etc.), Hazardous Site Remediation, Removal and Disposal of Underground Storage Tanks, and Wetland Restoration. The Ilesboro Road Reclamation Project is completed! This project (funding by ODNR DMRM, OEPA, and OSM) minimizes the formation of acid mine drainage from this pre-law ridgetop surface mine site; reducing the acidity and metal load entering the West Branch of Raccoon Creek. Stay tuned for a spring 2020 post-construction tour

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View our recent projects in the AML Program 2019 Annual Accomplishments Report. Indiana has a history of requiring reclamation of coal mined lands. In fact, it was the second state to pass laws to regulate mining in 1941. Because state laws varied, a federal law requiring mine reclamation was passed in 1977 potential to increase acid mine drainage. Maintenance activities will need to be done on a regular basis after the initial reclamation to ensure success. The construction of stabilized access roads will allow access to the site for maintenance without causing erosion problems. Reclaimed mine areas can provide important wildlife habitat

October 29, 2018. August 22, 2019. admin. Hydrologist and Project Manager Keenan Storrar along with Coal Program staff oversaw the reclamation of the Horizon coal mine, a bond forfeiture site in Carbon County. It took roughly three months to remove the coal mine's five-acre footprint and re-contour the site to match the surrounding landscape The Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program, formerly known as the AML Pilot Program, for FY 2016 was authorized by Congress under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113) and enacted on December 18, 2015. Administered by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), the AML Pilot. Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program: The New Workplace: Modernizing Where, How, and When Utah Works. The State of Utah has implemented a new initiative across all state agencies entitled The New Workplace: Modernizing Where, How, and When Utah Works. Due to this new initiative, many staff are not in the office five days a week The trail traverses amidst 1,225 acres of mining impacted land with rich red earth surfaces, steep and rugged rock ledges, lush green forestry, and open mine pits full of clear blue water. Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation supported the project with Mineland Reclamation and Regional Trails grants to the city of Chisholm This project is the voluntary remediation and reclamation of the existing unlined portion of the county landfill. This environmental reclamation project consists of first removing cover soil, then mining a mixture of soil and decayed solid waste, then screening materials such as large metals, tires, soil and fines to be recycled and re-used.