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EPA and hard rock mining

EPA and hard rock mining

a source book for industry in the Northwest and Alaska

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, Office of Water in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mining engineering -- Alaska,
  • Mining engineering -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Environmental permits -- Alaska,
  • Environmental permits -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region X. Office of Water
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14525362M
    OCLC/WorldCa49794243

      EPA's review of all these factors, as reflected in the information presented in this notice and included in the docket, makes it readily apparent that hardrock mining facilities present the type of risk that, in light of EPA's current assessment, justifies designating such facilities as those for which EPA will first develop financial. Office of Research and Development U.S. EPA Hardrock Mining Conference Advancing Solutions for a New Legacy Douglas Grosse U.S. EPA/ORD/NRMRL April ,

      EPA’s Proposed Hardrock Mining Financial Responsibility Rule On Janu , EPA issued a proposed rule requiring development of financial responsibility instruments to provide coverage for potential liabilities for releases of .   EPA Proposes Financial Requirements for Clean-Up at Hardrock Mining Facilities. By Mathy Stanislaus. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, better known as the Superfund law) protects human health and the environment by managing the cleanup of the nation’s most contaminated lands and by .

    Thousands of mining operators have extracted billions of dollars worth of hardrock mineral from land now managed by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) without being required to pay a federal royalty. In addition, some operators have abandoned hardrock mining sites and did not reclaim BLM land disturbed by their exploration, mining, .   On Janu , EPA issued a proposed rule requiring development of financial responsibility instruments to provide coverage for potential liabilities for releases of hazardous substances from hardrock mines. 82 Fed. Reg. (Jan. 11, ).


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EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska not properly bracket high and low flows, underestimating water treatment needs, using laboratory detection limits that are too high, using inappropriate modeling approaches, failure to.

EPA and hard rock mining a source book for industry in the Northwest and Alaska (SuDoc EP H 21) [U.S. Environmental EPA and hard rock mining book Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Appendix C: Characterization of Ore, Waste Rock, and Tailings C-3 January of waste rock and spent ore dumps, tailings piles, and pit benches.

For existing waste materials, vertical or lateral changes in the amount and type of clay minerals can cause many of these. EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska 3 January • Evaluate possible environmental data requirements and initiate environmental planning on the front end.

• Collect data to meet specific environmental objectives or requirements, and collect them at the required levels of detail and precision. EPA and hardrock mining: a source book for industry in the northwest and Alaska.

EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Appendix H: Erosion and Sedimentation H-3 January January Deposition occurs when the transport capacity is less than the sediment load being transported.

As described in Section above, deposition occurs from the largest to the smallest particles as. EPA andHardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Besides Federal programs that may be delegated to States, many States implement programs specific to mining operations that have no direct EPA nexus.

Purpose and Organization of the Framework Purpose of the Hardrock Mining Framework. This Framework has been developed to help the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implement a multi-media, multi-statute approach to dealing with the environmental concerns posed by hardrock mining.

The proposed hardrock mining rules were published in Januaryand EPA noted then that there was abundant evidence that hardrock mining facilities “continue to pose risks associated with the management of hazardous substances at their sites.”. Hardrock mining is a large-scale industrial activity that takes place in the natural environment, potentially disturbing large amounts of material and land area.

Hardrock mining generates large volumes of mining waste because of the high waste-to. EPA and hard rock mining: a source book for industry in the Northwest and Alaska.

Find a copy online Links to this item PURL leads to a screen from where the main text and its appendices can be downloaded. EPA and hard rock mining [microform]: a source book for industry in the Northwest and Alaska.

The draft report EPA and Hard Rock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska can be found at the EPA Region 10 web site at Hard copies may be requested by calling Bill Riley, Office of Water Mining Coordinator at () or toll free at EPA.

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Agency will not issue final regulations for financial responsibility requirements for certain hardrock mining facilities.

“After careful analysis of public comments, the statutory authority, and the record for this rulemaking, EPA is confident that modern industry practices, along with existing state. Underground Mining Methods presents the latest principles and techniques in use today. Reflecting the international and diverse nature of the industry, a series of mining case studies is presented covering the commodity range from iron ore to diamonds extracted by operations located in all corners of the world.

Industry experts have contributed 77 chapters/5(5). This is an excellent book that gives a very good picture of the San Juan mining district. It is probably of more value to those who re familiar with the region and it crtainly supports the history of the region.

If you've never been there, this book will stir up your urge to travel to the high country of Colorado.5/5(10). ADVANCED Prospecting & Detecting for Hardrock Gold.

by Jim Straight. Now in its 5th printing, and updated this books is a must have for any detectorist interested in finding Hardrock Gold with their Metal Detector.

Some of the information you will learn in this book areMissing: EPA. - hard rock mines were studied, 25 in depth Hardrock Mining in Region 9 | US EPA ARCHIVE DOCUMENT Author "US EPA, Region 9, Regional Science Council" Subject "Slides from RSC Seminar presentation about active and abandoned hardrock mines in Region 9, w/ background/FTE for mining, superfund mining sites info, and details by state.".

EPA’s National Hardrock Mining Framework U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water () M Street, SW Washington, DC September Mining industry response to the book is incredible.

Thanks in large part to the efforts by John Chadwick of the Mining Journal, the Infomine website and many others, the Hard Rock Miner’s Handbook has been distributed to over countries Size: 4MB. Hardrock mining involves uncovering and extracting non-fuel metal and mineral deposits of solid ores or eroded deposits in streambeds.

Eleven common minerals mined are copper, gold, iron ore, lead, molybdenum, phosphate rock, platinum, potash, silver, uranium, and zinc. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for abandoning a rule that would have forced hard-rock mining companies to prove they have enough money up front to clean up hazardous substances released at mine : Reuters Editorial. Reform of hard rock mining regulation – most of which was set by a bill signed into law by President Ulysses Grant, inand has remained unchanged since then –has for years been an uphill.