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Acid mine waste revegetation

Eugene E Farmer

Acid mine waste revegetation

influence on soil-water quality

by Eugene E Farmer

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Published by Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acid mine drainage -- Idaho,
  • Acid soils -- Idaho

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEugene E. Farmer, Bland Z. Richardson
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper INT -- 266
    ContributionsRichardson, Bland Z, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13604019M

    Red Dirt Seeds specialises in revegetation and rehabilitiation of mine sites in Western Australia. Seeds are harvested from existing vegetation from around each mine site and stored in our facility. Below are some examples of the Plutonic Goldmine at the end of the mine's life and then 6 years later, showing revegetation of the barren landscape. Anglesea Mine Revegetation Strategy Technical Study Introduction Alcoa’s Anglesea mine is located at Anglesea, in south western Victoria, approximately 35 kilometres from Geelong. The Anglesea Mine supplied brown coal to the Anglesea Power Station since its inception in .


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Acid mine waste revegetation: influence on soil-water quality / Related Titles. Series: USDA Forest Service research paper INT ; By.

Farmer, Eugene E. Richardson, Bland Z. Forestry Sciences Laboratory (Missoula, Mont.) Type. Book. Get this from a library. Acid mine waste revegetation: influence on soil-water quality. [Eugene E Farmer; Bland Z Richardson; Forestry Sciences Laboratory (Missoula, Mont.)].

SOIL RECLAMATION OF ABANDONED MINE LAND BY REVEGETATION: A REVIEW V. Sheoran1, A. Sheoran2§, P. Poonia3 1, 3 Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India 2 Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India ABSTRACT Mining of mineral resources results in extensive.

Section IV Mine Site Revegetation Potential. Chapter 12 Phytotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation.

Ramesh Thangavel, Rajasekar Karunanithi, Hasintha Wijesekara, Yubo Yan, Balaji Seshadri, and N.S. Bolan. Chapter 13 Phytocapping of Mine Waste at Derelict Mine Sites in New South Wales. Dane Lamb, Peter Sanderson, Liang Wang, Mohammed Kader. Ceramic cup soil-water samplers were used to determine the soil-water ionic concentrations of copper, iron, and sulfate within an acid spoil dump from to Over that time, samples from revegetated and nonrevegetated areas are compared.

Differences in sample results cannot be attributed to. Bio-Geotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation deals with the biological, physical, chemical, and engineering approaches necessary for the reclamation of mine waste.

As mining has negative effects on natural resources and deteriorates the quality of the surrounding environment, this book provides coverage across different types of mining.

Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation presents both fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine sites. Through three major themes, it examines characterization of mine site spoils; remediation of chemical, physical and biological constraints of mine site spoils, including post mine-site land-use 5/5(1).

The formation of acid mine drainage (AMD), a highly acidic and metal-rich solution, is the biggest environmental concern associated with coal and mineral mining. Once produced, AMD can severely impact the surrounding ecosystem due to its acidity, metal toxicity, sedimentation and other deleterious properties.

Hence, implementations of effective post-mining management practices are Cited by: Mining waste is the high-volume material that originates from the processes of excavation, dressing and further physical and chemical processing of wide range of metalliferous and non-metalliferous minerals by opencast and deep shaft methods.

From: Waste Management Series, Download as. Acid soils are caused by mining, potentially causing the death of plants.

Although soil pH is one of the useful indicators to evaluate acid soil conditions for successful revegetation, the dissolution of harmful elements under acidic conditions should be considered in addition to the tolerance mechanism of plants in mines. Thus, this study aims to report the current situation of acid soils and Cited by: 1.

Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an gs are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed. The extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways: placer mining, which uses water.

Eugene E Farmer has written: 'Acid mine waste revegetation' -- subject(s): Acid mine drainage, Acid soils. About this Item: LAP Lambert Acad. Publ. AprTaschenbuch. Condition: Neu.

Neuware - Acid mine drainage (AMD) isamong the most significant environmental challenges facing the mining industry occurs as a result of natural oxidation of sulphide minerals contained in mining wastes at operating and decommissioned mine may adversely impact the surface water and.

Wetlands for Rehabilitation of Metal and Mine Wastes by Aisling D. O'Sullivan, Olive M. McCabe, Declan A. Murray and Marinus L. Otte The authors examine the use of wetlands for revegetation of mine tailings under flooded conditions and for the treatment of tailings water.

They conclude that these two techniques for treatment of mine wastes are. EPA/ March REVEGETATION AUGMENTATION OF SURFACE MINES WITH TREATED ACID MINE DRAINAGE by Wayne A. Rosso S.M.R. Engineering and Environmental Services Central City, Kentucky Grant No.

HNS Project Officer Ronald D. Hill Resource Extraction and Handling Division Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory Cincinnati, Ohio This. This guide covers the beneficial use of coal combustion products (CCPs) for abatement of acid mine drainage and revegetation for surface mine reclamation applications related to area mining, contour mining, and mountaintop removal mining.

It does not apply to underground mine reclamation applications. Karlsson S, Sjöberg V, Grandin A, Allard B () Revegetation of acid mine waste with Agrostis capillaris -Amendment Strategy. International Mine Water Association Annual Conference, Bunbury.

Yang et al. (), carried out a study in southern China, applying this technique by revegetation in an mine soils extremely acid bringing the initial pH of to a after two years of. Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), Remediation, Wetlands, Mine-Water Chemistry INTRODUCTION: ACID MINE DRAINAGE Abandoned and active mines are a major pollution concern.

“Init was estimated that ca. 19, km of streams and rivers, and ca. 72, ha of lakes and reservoirsFile Size: KB. Dredged Material and Mine Tailings are two of the same thing once they are deposited on land: they must be safe-guarded, wash-out must be prevented, and they must be protected by a plantcover.

This comprehensive two-volume treatise covers both important aspects of their management: Environmental Management of Solid Waste turns to the practical applications, such as prediction, restoration and.

probably true be ‐ revegetation technology has rapidly advanced during the past 10 years. The biggest reclamation problem in the state is the control of acid mine drainage (AMD).

Technology in this area has not advanced as rapidly as revegetation because the problems are more complex. Acid mine drainage is the low pH created by microorganisms convering sulfides and sulfates in tailing from the ore processing into sulfuric acid.

Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste dumps, dragline spoils and major stockpiles associated with large open pit mines.

These facilities are Pages: A study was designed to determine whether a degraded soil overlain by acid mine drainage (AMD) precipitates could be remediated with low rates of lime (target pH ) and compost (max 54 Mg/ha). The first part of the study consisted of a field experiment at a year-old AMD "kill zone" in Clearfield County, PA.

This kill. EPA//R/ March PREDICTING ACID GENERATION FROM NON-COAL MINING WASTES: Notes of the July Workshop by Thomas A. Hinners Quality Assurance and Methods Development Division U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Las Vegas, Nevada and Science Applications International Corporation Falls Church, Virginia Contract Number C2. Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands presents the program of the first International Conference on the Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands.

This collection reviews the extent of resource debasement and offers solutions for their restoration. The part first section deals with mine management and rehabilitation. Topics include the devastating results of open-cut mining, open Reviews: 1.

acid mine drainage problems. The th 10• 5 Section 10 • Ground Water and Abandoned Mines A pipe driven into the hillside drains acidic water from a mine in Pennsylvania.

Waste rock revegetation at Zortman-Landusky Mine, circa July This gold and silver mine used cyanide to process the ore. A 50,gallon spill of cyanide solu-File Size: 1MB. The remediation of mine spoil is a global environmental issue affecting most nations. This book covers both the fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine site spoils.

It follows three major themes including characterisation of mine site spoils; remediation of chemical, physical, and biological constraints of mine. production is to blend acid-generating and acid-consuming materials, producing environmentally benign composites (Mehling et al., ).

A variant on this theme is to add solid-phase phosphates (such as apatite) to pyritic mine waste in order to precipitate iron (III) as ferric phosphate, thereby reducing its. Remediation at mine sites can involve the in-place treatment or physical removal of mine waste and mill tailings from a stream, its associated flood plain, and the surrounding land-scape.

Remediation can also involve the reduction or elimina-tion of metal and acid loading from draining mines. The actualFile Size: KB. Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste dumps, dragline spoils and major stockpiles associated with large open pit mines.

These facilities are some of the largest man-made structures on Earth, and while most have performed very well, there are cases where instabilities have Cited by: 5.

@article{osti_, title = {Mine drainage control - design for reclamation and neutralization}, author = {Koehrsen, L.G. and Grandt, A.F.}, abstractNote = {The Peabody Coal Company Mine Drainage Neutralization Plant at the Will Scarlet mine is a versatile, full-scale facility which should add much new dimension to the science of dealing with this troublesome waste in the next several years.

REVEGETATION In an experimental programme of revegetation plots was established on the tailings area. The successful stabilization of mine tailings with vegetation was the first step in developing new ecosystems. These systems were designed and developed to complement, as far as possible, the stage of development of theFile Size: 5MB.

Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste dumps, dragline spoils and major stockpiles associated with large open pit mines.

These facilities are some of the largest man-made structures. Final Report: An Electrochemical Method for Acid Mine Drainage Remediation and Metals Recovery EPA Grant Number: RC Subproject: this is subproject numberestablished and managed by the Center Director under grant R (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Date(s) Action or Event Notes on Significance to Mining Waste; 10/21/ Enactment of Resource and Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) ( pp, K, About PDF) EPA must perform a “detailed and comprehensive study of the adverse effects of solid wastes from active and abandoned surface and underground mines on the environment ”.

EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Appendix F: Solid Waste Management F-3 January crushed prior to leaching or may be leached as run-of. waste called ‘tailings,’ the residue of an ore that remains after it has been milled and the desired metals have been extracted (e.g., with cyanide (gold) or sulfuric acid (copper)).

If a mining project involves the extraction of a few hundred million metric tons of mineral ore, File Size: KB. MuniRem Environmental has two solutions for Acid Mine Waste Remediation. Limestone Buffered Organic Substrate. Limestone Buffered Organic Substrate (LBOS) is typically used for passive treatment of shallow groundwater, mine waste, and coal pile ash ponds.

LBOS is a propriety blend of limestone, compost material, black carbon and gypsum; the exact formulations of which is based on the site. A cover with capillary barrier effects (CCBE) was constructed in on the abandoned Lorraine mine tailings impoundment to limit the generation of acid mine drainage.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Fauna of Quebec (MRNF) is responsible for the site and for all restoration works on it, Cited by: 3. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them., Free ebooks since Home > Journals > Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science > List of Issues > Volume 7, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science,7(5):Crerar DA, Pacelli RR.

Biochemistry of acid mine drainage and a method to control acid formation. J. by: MEND – Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings PREFACE Acid rock drainage (ARD), also referred to as acid mine drainage (AMD) or acidic drainage (terms used interchangeably throughout this report), is a File Size: 1MB.