Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook

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ContributionsNick Cato (Editor), Shahid Mahmud (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL10857969M
ISBN 10075673035X
ISBN 109780756730352

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EPA and Hardrock Mining: Report January Maintext. EPA and Hardrock Mining: Hydrology-Appendix A. EPA - ABANDONED MINE SITE CHARACTERIZATION and CLEANUP HANDBOOK. i H ABANDONED MINE LAND PROGRAM POLICY HANDBOOK (Public) This program Policy Handbook does not create any right or benefit, or trust responsibility, substantive or procedur.

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ABANDONED MINE LAND INVENTORY AND HAZARD EVALUATION HANDBOOK By Staff, U.S. Bureau of Mines I I I I I I I I I I ii I ABSTRACT The purpose of an abandoned mine land (AML) inventory and investigation is to identify and assess AML sites and associated hazards. This U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) handbook describes how to.

Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) program and the Coeur d=Alene Basin cleanup activities with the used in the process of AML site characterization and cleanup, and lessons learned are presented here. In the conference presentation, more detail on specific AML sites will be provided as illustrati ons of books, papers and museums.

MS – ABANDONED MINE LANDS PROGRAM POLICY (P) BLM MANUAL Rel. Supersedes Rel. 09/30/ H. Integrating AML support into land-use planning efforts and other BLM functions and programs. Striving to reduce the number of high-risk abandoned mine sites and/or features, to the extent possible, on the NSPL.

identification in California, for use in developing this "AML Site Discovery Process". Additionally, the "Abandoned Mine Lands Preliminary Assessment Handbook", DTSCprovides guidance for conducting site assessments for AML.

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