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Strip mine reclamation in Illinois

Ralph P. Carter

Strip mine reclamation in Illinois

prepared for Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality

by Ralph P. Carter

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois,
    • Reclamation of land -- Illinois

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. P. Carter, R. E. Zimmerman, A. S. Kennedy, prepared by Argonne National Laboratory, Energy and Environmental Studies Division.
      ContributionsZimmerman, Robert Eric, 1944- joint author., Kennedy, Allen S., joint author., Argonne National Laboratory. Energy and Environmental Studies Division., Illinois. Institute for Environmental Quality.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD195.S75 C37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination299 p. in various pagings ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5170792M
      LC Control Number74622560

        As large-scale strip mining ensued there from the early s through the s, a substantial land area near Paradise, Kentucky – encompassing some thousands of acres – would be stripped.. In those days, especially during the s and most of the s, strip mine regulation and land reclamation, then governed by state laws, were minimal at best. From the Doc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale) in CARLI Digital Collections.. This aerial view of a pre-reclamation strip mine was recorded in in Perry County, Illinois, by C. William "Doc" Horrell (), a freelance photographer and former faculty member at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

        Getting to other strip-mine lakes in this complex takes effort, too - either by walking or riding a mountain bike back to some of the more remote waters. This approximately acre FWA has mowed trails throughout the project, with every one of the little lakes from 1/10 of an acre to several acres accessible just a short walk away from the : Ted Peck.   New political developments in Ohio also brought more attention to the lack of effective strip mine reclamation. John J. Gilligan, a democrat from Cincinnati who had served in the U.S. Congress for one term in and had run unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate, was elected Ohio’s Governor in November (Gilligan was also the father of.

      passed a comprehensive strip-mine reclama-tion bill entitled, "Surface Mining Control and consequences of reclamation laws therefore is Reclamation Act of ," Public Law , of considerable importance for future energy which went into effect January 1, This policies and resource allocation decisions.   Evaluation of potential removal and beneficial use of Illinois River sediment. Evaluation of potential removal and beneficial use of Illinois River sediment. / Marlin, John C.; Demissie, Misganaw. brownfield cover and for strip mine reclamation. Additionally sediment may be used to create islands and floodplain habitat that is similar Author: John C. Marlin, Misganaw Demissie.


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Strip mine reclamation in Illinois by Ralph P. Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Strip mine reclamation in Illinois: prepared for Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality. [Ralph P Carter; Robert Eric Zimmerman; Allen S Kennedy; Argonne National Laboratory.

Energy and Environmental Studies Division.; Illinois. Institute for Environmental Quality.]. Strip mine reclamation in Illinois: Prepared for Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality [Ralph P Carter, R.E.

Zimmerman, A.S. Kennedy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Illinois Perspective Illinois, like many other sta tes, had l aws to regulat e coal mining and the restoration of surface mined lands prior to passage Strip mine reclamation in Illinois book the Federal Surface Mine Act.

Illinois’ first reclamation law, the Open Cut Land Reclamation Act ofrequired spoil ridge tops within feet ofFile Size: KB. 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.

@article{osti_, title = {Recreational fishing in surface mine lakes - a case study in St. Clair County, Illinois}, author = {Mannz, R.H.}, abstractNote = {Recent mining legislation mandates the reclamation of surface-mined areas to the pre-mining contour, eliminating the potential of many new lakes.

However, many pre-law mine lakes have considerable recreational value benefiting the. Students plant trees on Black Mountain surface mine site [Ap ] Students plant saplings near Huff Run Creek [Ap ] Environmental groups to plant trees on seven acres of coal land [Ap ] Trees planted at Hellbender Bluff [Ap ] Life at old strip mine: students plant trees as part of reclamation effort.

Illinois has been strip-mining for a years, according to Biggers. But only recently has the true devastation of modern, industrial-scale mountaintop removal come to his ancestral home.

There is a qualitative difference for mountaintop removal, he maintains. Strip mine reclamation utilizing treated municipal wastes / by Lejcher, Terrence R.

Published Book. Peabody coal company opened up an area they owned to the public here a number of years back. There's several lakes on it of varying size the largest is about acres and you can use a ten horse motor on the largest lake.

there are several that. [Galleries are below text – click here to jump to galleries] Author Harry Caudill described strip mining reclamation efforts as akin to putting lipstick on a corpse.

And that was before mountaintop removal / valley fill coal mining. How can you reclaim the Central Appalachian’s incredibly biodiverse mixed mesophytic forests (or “mitigate” for the region’s biologically-crucial.

Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5 - Page 6: The following images were retrieved from a photo album from the Wilmington Public Library in Wilmington, Illinois. Reference Book PIC - Wilmington Public Library District - Barcode #3   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.

Impact of strip-mine reclamation practices: a simulation study / (Fort Collins, Colo.: Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, ), by William J. Parton, James E. Ellis, Interagency Energy-Environment Research and Development Program (U.S.), and Western Energy and Land Use Team (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands.

SMCRA also created the Office of Surface Mining, an agency within the Department of the Interior, to promulgate Enacted by: the 95th United States Congress. A state-funded abandoned mine land reclamation program for Ohio was realized with the establishment of the Unreclaimed Lands Fund in The fund is utilized to complete reclamation projects on public and private lands affected by surface mining prior to Ap @article{osti_, title = {Fly ash use in strip mine reclamation}, author = {Balsamo, N.}, abstractNote = {Strip mine reclamation is difficult and costly, particularly for sites mined long ago.

Lack of topsoil plus steep grades, poor drainage, acidic material. Strip Mines are areas that have been dug up or otherwise disturbed to get fossil fuels, like coal. When the fossil fuels that were in the land are used up, the company that had been using the land moves on and the area is left dirty and empty.

Reclamation of land by irrigation was extensively developed by the Soviet the late s the Soviets reported a total of about 27 million acres (11 million hectares) under irrigation, about one-half of this being in the Central Asian republics.

The Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers were the principal sources of irrigation water in this area. These rivers discharged into the Aral Sea, and. The OSMRE collects these fees on a per ton basis and returns the money to the state in the form of reclamation grants.

To date, the Illinois AML program has completed over projects, addressed more than mine sites and reclaimed nearly 9, acres of land in Illinois, at a cost of approximately million dollars. 1, mine openings. Forest Reclamation Advisory No.

13 - Tree and Shrub Species Selection for Mine Reclamation in the Midwest Region of USA This advisory provides guidance for selecting tree and shrub species for planting on mine sites that are reclaimed using the FRA in the USA’s Midwestern coalfield (Illinois, Indiana, and western Kentucky).

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 Coal Mines in Illinois Viewer illustrates a general depiction of underground mining in the state and will help determine the proximity of coal mines and underground industrial mines to your home or business.

Please follow the instructions below for using the viewer and linking to additional map products that contain more information.REMINING: ELIGIBILITY FOR ABANDONED MINE LAND STATUS: 5/18/ REMINING: BONDING: 5/18/ Subchapter 9 Strip and Underground Mine Reclamation Act: Underground Coal and Uranium Mining GENERAL APPLICATION AND REVIEW REQUIREMENTS: 4/13/ APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR IN SITU COAL PROCESSING OPERATIONS: 8.