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Inactive and abandoned mine lands

Fritz E. Wolff

Inactive and abandoned mine lands

First Thought Mine, Orient Mining District, Stevens County, Washington

by Fritz E. Wolff

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abandoned mines -- Washington (State) -- Stevens County,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Washington (State) -- Stevens County

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFirst Thought Mine, Orient Mining District, Stevens County, Washington.
    Statementby Fritz E. Wolff, Donald T. McKay, Jr., and David K. Norman.
    SeriesInformation circular / Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources -- 103., Information circular (Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources) -- 103.
    ContributionsMcKay, Donald T., Norman, David K., Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources., Washington (State). Dept. of Natural Resources., Washington State Library. Electronic State Publications.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13638072M
    OCLC/WorldCa78783550

    Résultats de la recherche. Abandoned Mines. Part Two: Detailed The Ministry also invests in the rehabilitation of abandoned mine sites on Crown-held lands to ensure public safety, improve the and much more. If a project is close to an inactive or abandoned mine site you may need to . Trace Elements Evaluation for some mine ponds in the Tin Mining Areas of Jos amd Environs, Plateau State, Nigeria - Dr. Isah Haruna Maigari Isa Mamman Gusikit - Research Paper (postgraduate) - Geography / Earth Science - Geology, Mineralogy, Soil Science - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

    Nevada is now dealing with the issue head on and has virtually turned around their mine closure program. Since the state legislature established the Abandoned Mine Lands Program to deal with public safety concerns, some 3, inactive mines have been closed, about half of which were backfilled. An estimated 50, sites remain. The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey provides an interactive map of underground and surface coal mining activity in West Virginia. The map shows areas of active and historical coal mining in both underground and surface mines, with separate colors for auger and highwall mining.

    LOCATING A MINING CLAIMWhere Can a Claim be Located?There are Federally-administered lands in 19 states where you may locate a mining claim or site. These states are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. "This is an old, inactive mine, and nothing's been done up there in years,'' he said. In his book, "From Hell to Heaven," the late Gene Hyde, who spent his career as a mining geologist.


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Inactive and abandoned mine lands: Ruby Mine, Nighthawk Mining District, Okanogan County, Washington. Get this from a library. Inactive and abandoned mine lands: Bodie Mine, Wauconda Mining District, Okanogan County, Washington. [Fritz E Wolff; Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources.; Washington (State).

Department of Natural Resources.;]. In the U.S., the estimation is that approximately 80% of the abandoned mine lands (AML) sites pose physical safety hazards and require more work in determining true safety of these lands. Every year, dozens are injured or killed in recreational accidents on mine property.

The majority of the deaths are unrelated to mine exploration, however. FUNDING ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION IN MONTANA. Montana's Abandoned Mine Reclamation Bureau is funded by a per ton tax assessed at the national level on coal production. This abandoned mine reclamation fund was established by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of The money is made available through Congressional appropriation.

Abandoned Mine Lands Unit A team of geologists, scientists, and GIS professionals that compile a statewide database of abandoned mines and work to remediate public safety and environmental hazards posed by these mines.

Remediation projects are accomplished. The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) has been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency as a resource for project managers working on addressing the environmental concerns posed by inactive mines and mineral processing sites.

Inactive and abandoned hardrock mine (AML) sites pose a largely unknown threat to human health and the environment. Due to the provisions of the mining law, most of the sites are in the western U.S.

and most are on or within federal lands. Fritz Wolff, Matthew Brookshier, Donald McKay Jr. David Norman, "INACTIVE AND ABANDONED MINE LANDS—Bodie Mine, Wauconda Mining District, Okanogan County, Washington" Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, Olympia, WA, CircularNovember, 16 pagesCounty: Okanogan.

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The mines there were some of the most productive in the Old West before the area was abandoned by Asarco sometime in the s. But recent federal rules about mine ownership have made it difficult to establish new mines, prompting some dreamers to take another run at mines like Octave — a sort of second gold rush for this part of rural Arizona.

MINING CLAIMSA mining claim is a parcel of land for which the claimant has asserted a right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit.

This right does not include exclusive surface rights (see Public Law ).There are three basic types of minerals on federally-administered lands: locatable, leasable, and salable. Search results. Abandoned Mines. Part Two: Detailed The Ministry also invests in the rehabilitation of abandoned mine sites on Crown-held lands to ensure public safety, improve the Estimates Briefing Book and much more.

If a project is close to an inactive or abandoned mine site you may need to contact the. of hazards associated with inactive and abandoned mine lands (AML), the public and Government agencies are very concerned about the true risks posed by these lands.

This concern, and regulatory mandates, have prompted a need for detailed inventories of AML and analyses of AML hazards. The Division of Minerals is tasked with encouraging and assisting in the exploration and production of minerals in Nevada, as well as maintaining a record of all mining operations and their annual production.

Thousands of potentially hazardous abandoned and inactive mine sites are present on public lands in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Mines has developed procedures for characterization of those mineral-related sites prioritized as having high potential for environmental or physical hazards.

Sep 20,  · “This is an old, inactive mine, and nothing’s been done up there in years,” he said. In his book, “From Hell to Heaven,” the late Gene Hyde, who spent his career as a mining.

Apr 30,  · OSMRE first recognized outstanding abandoned mine land reclamation and exemplary reclamation techniques inwhen it started the annual Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Awards ktexcleaning.com program mirrors one of the objectives of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of to ensure that land mined for coal would be restored to beneficial use as part.

Active and Abandoned Mine Operations. DEP's Office of Active and Abandoned Mining Operations (AAMO) oversees nearly Commonwealth employees located within four Bureaus.

The office is responsible for the policies and implantation of programs that regulate or minimize the impact from the extraction of coal and noncoal (industrial minerals).

Dec 13,  · Mines that stopped operating prior to August are considered to be abandoned. There is no requirement for operators to seal those mines, since in many cases the companies no longer exist. A state Abandoned Mine Lands program, funded by fees on coal production, pays for projects such as sealing abandoned mine portals.

Abandoned and inactive mine lands: Abandoned and inactive mines may not have been properly cleaned up, and may have features ranging from exploration holes to full-blown, large-scale mine openings, pits, waste dumps, and processing facilities.

Top of Page. Effects. Hardrock mining: issues relating to abandoned mine lands and uranium mining: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, to receive testimony on hardrock mining: issues relating to abandoned mine lands and uranium mining, March 12, (Washington: U.S.

G.P.O.These teams provide an EPA headquarters and Regional core of expertise on issues at abandoned mine sites. The teams together serve as a focal point for coordinating and facilitating national technical, policy and process issues with stakeholders on abandoned/inactive mine research, characterization, clean-up and redevelopment activities.The help of Harold Smith and Rickie Evans of the Abandoned Mine Lands Division of the Department of Labor, Richard Carroll of the Geological Survey of Alabama, and a number of engineers and geologists with mining firms and consulting firms in verifying location information on some of .