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Abandoned mined land reclamation needs of the Pennsylvania anthracite fields

United States

Abandoned mined land reclamation needs of the Pennsylvania anthracite fields

Field hearing before the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, ... session, January 24, 2000, Scranton, PA

by United States

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Published by [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation,
  • Pennsylvania

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10113048M
    ISBN 100160646138
    ISBN 109780160646133
    OCLC/WorldCa45909765

      “The regular [Abandoned Mine Land] program that’s funded with our grants focuses on health and safety aspects from past mining operations. There is no requirement for those projects to have any economic development or community revitalization aspect,” said Eric Cavazza, director of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation. Mining Reports Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities. Each year the Bureau of Mining Programs issues reports containing information on mine operators, mine names and locations, tons of coal produced, number of employees and hours worked and the number of mining .

    == Abandoned Mine Land Program Fact Sheet == Background of Abandoned Mine Land Problems in PA: Coal mining began in Pennsylvania in the mid's supporting the Colonial iron industry. It helped to fuel the Industrial Revolution in the US and Andrew Carnegie's steel mills in the 's. Today, it supplies 60 percent of the fuel for Pennsylvania's. Buy House Hearing, th Congress: Abandoned Mined Land Reclamation Needs of the Pennsylvania Anthracite Fields by U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback.

      Proposals Now Being Accepted For Mine Reclamation Projects With Economic Or Community Revitalization Potential By DEP On November 1, the Department of Environmental Protection announced it is now accepting proposals for mine reclamation projects focused on economic development or community revitalization in abandoned mine land areas under the. Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation RECLAIM ABANDONED MINE LANDS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS TODAY, FOR A CLEANER ENVIRONMENT TOMORROW! of all of the sponsoring Conservation Districts in its 16 county coverage area in the Anthracite Region in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Semi-Anthracite and certain Bituminous Coalfields.


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Abandoned mine reclamation refers to the process of cleaning up environmental pollutants and safety hazards associated with a site and returning the land to a productive condition. Since the s, Pennsylvania has been a national leader in establishing mining laws and regulations to ensure reclamation occurs after active mining is completed.

The Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation administers and oversees the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in Pennsylvania. The bureau is responsible for resolving problems such as mine fires, mine subsidence, dangerous highwalls, open shafts and portals, mining-impacted water supplies and other hazards which have resulted from past coal mining (pre) practices in accordance with requirements established by the federal Office of Surface Mining under authority of the Surface Mining Control.

The reclamation and rehabilitation of abandoned mine lands needs to focus on geographical areas that contain abandoned mine land problems.

These can be watersheds, political units, geologic units or other areal measures. The geographical focus will allow. ABANDONED MINED LAND RECLAMATION NEEDS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ANTHRACITE FIELDS: : United States Congress House of Represen: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda.

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There are two forms of coal in Pennsylvania: bituminous and anthracite. Bituminous coal, generally found in western Pennsylvania, is relatively soft and burns easily. Anthracite coal, found mainly in northeastern Pennsylvania, is harder and longer burning, making it a more efficient fuel source.

Members range from individuals, to the active anthracite mining industry and co-generation power plants, to non-profit organizations, 16 county conservation districts and other organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of eastern Pennsylvania that are involved with abandoned mine reclamation issues.

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Abandoned mined land reclamation needs of the Pennsylvania anthracite fields: field hearing before the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives ; One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session ; JanuScranton, PA. Published: (). Pennsylvania Geology Fall Evidence of Connectivity Between the Gilberton and Lawrence Mine Pools, Western Middle Anthracite Field, Pennsylvania Joseph M.

Sassaman1 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation BACKGROUND Introduction. Inventories of abandoned mine lands maintained by the DEP Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation (BAMR) show that there wereacres of unreclaimed abandoned mine land in Pennsylvania before the enactment of the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) in.

Abandoned Mine Land Funding. Congress enacted the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) on Aug. 3, One of the primary purposes of SMCRA was to promote the reclamation of mined areas abandoned and left without adequate reclamation prior to Aug.

3,and which continue, in their unreclaimed condition, to substantially degrade the quality of the .Operation Scarlift and Mine Reclamation in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania has a long history of improving the quality of its environment. Inafter more than a century of unregulated coal mining, Pennsylvania passed the Land and Water Conservation and Reclamation Act.

It was the first act in the nation to address abandoned mine reclamation. This book/set includes maps showing mined out areas and other land use for the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. Anthracite coal mining region of NE Pennsylvania This research guide focuses on resources, images, and other resources specific to the anthracite mined area.