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  • SECTION 12.193. Underground Development Waste/Return of ...

    Each plan shall describe the geotechnical investigation, design, construction, operation, maintenance and removal, if appropriate, of the structures and be prepared according to §12.153 of this title (relating to Disposal of Excess Spoil). (b) Return of Coal Processing Waste to Abandoned Underground Workings.

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    Paul Karas March 10, 1987 Page 2 9-35 (p.73) Disposal of excess spoil from surface mining activities . 9-36 (p. 73) Di^sposaj^ ojE underground development waste.

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  • Environmental impact of disposal of coal mining wastes on ...

    Environmental impact of disposal of coal mining wastes on soils and plants in Rostov Oblast, Russia ... The vegetation cover at the shores of artificial lakes, formed after flooding the surface of spoil tips, is represented by mono-dominant ... H. Leng, S. Mu, H. WangThe impact of disposal and treatment of coal mining wastes on environment and ...

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  • Environmental impact of disposal of coal mining wastes on ...

    Abundances in the Earth's soil cover and average contents (mg/kg) of the chemical elements in soil cover and spoil tips of coal mining area in Rostov Oblast, Russia.

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  • REGULATIONS GOVERNING SURFACE COAL MINING IN .

    Chapter 13. Criteria For Designing Lands as Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations §1301 Responsibility §1303 Criteria For Designing Lands as Unsuitable §1305 Land Exempt From Designation as Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations §1307 Exploration or Development on Land Designated as Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations

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    In China, coal mining wastes have traditionally been dumped in cone-shaped heaps that have the potential to pollute air, soil and water environments and landscapes through dust generation ...

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  • WikiLeaks Document Release - stuff.mit.edu

    mining industry argues that mountaintop mining is essential to conducting surface coal mining in the Appalachian region and that surface coal mining would not be economically feasible there if producers were restricted from using valleys for the disposal of mining overburden.

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    Judge Haden also held that an August 1999 memorandum of understanding between the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"), OSM, the Corps, and the WVDEP, which attempted to harmonize critically important potential discrepancies between SMCRA and the CWA, incorrectly interpreted CWA § 404 to authorize valley fills for disposal of excess spoil.

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    concern. The four excluded activities (mining through waters, building access corridors through waters, constructing sediment retention structures in waters, and construction of excess spoil fills and coal waste facilities in waters) are the surface mining activities that have the most direct impact on stream ecological integrity and biota.

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  • Texas Administrative Code - Secretary of State

    Disposal of Excess Spoil: Valley Fills §12.365: Disposal of Excess Spoil: Head-of-Hollow Fills §12.366: Disposal of Excess Spoil: Durable Rock Fills §12.367: Protection of Underground Mining §12.368: Coal Processing Waste Banks: General Requirements §12.369: Coal Processing Waste Banks: Site Inspection §12.370: Coal Processing Waste Banks ...

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  • Stockpiles, Tailings and Spoil Contaminants in Drinking Water

    Tailings Tailings are low grades of mining ore that are disposed of on the land surface and often in mining waste ponds(1). Because they are unlined, these ponds can be a source of acids or metals, which are carried in run-off or leachate. Spoil Spoil consists of mining debris and waste.

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  • Regulation and Policy Concerning Mine Placement of Coal ...

    REGULATION AND POLICY CONCERNING MINE PLACEMENT OF COAL COMBUSTION WASTE IN 26 STATES Working DRAFT – do not cite or quote October 26, 2001 DISCLAIMER: This document is a working draft prepared by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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    Lawriter - OAC - 1501:13-9-09 Disposal of coal mine wastes ...

    1501:13-9-09 Disposal of coal mine wastes and noncoal mine wastes. Coal mine waste. General requirements. General. All coal mine waste shall be placed in new or existing disposal areas within a permit area, which are approved by the chief for this purpose.

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  • Congress Set To Overturn Obama-Era Surface Mining Regulations

    The 2008 Buffer Zone Rule explicitly allowed operators to place excess spoil from mining operations in streams, which environmental groups argued was prohibited in the 1983 rule.

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  • Industry Procedure Directives & Guidelines

    Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management. Procedure directives and guidelines for Ohio's coal and industrial minerals industry, and abandoned mine lands program.

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  • SECTION 12.365. Disposal of Excess Spoil: Head-of-Hollow ...

    (a) Disposal of spoil in the head-of-hollow fill shall meet all standards set forth in §§12.363 and 12.364 of this title (relating to Disposal of Excess Spoil: General Requirements, and to Disposal of Excess Spoil: Valley Fills) and the additional requirements of this section.

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  • Fill Construction and Surface Coal Mining | West ia ...

    Surface coal mining techniques, which account for the majority of national coal production and roughly 38 percent of West ia's coal production, involve the mechanical removal of overlying native earth and rock or "overburden" to reach underlying coal seams.

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  • Coal waste management practices in the USA: an overview ...

    Federal environmental regulation of coal mining was established by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977. Under this act the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) was established within the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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  • Mountaintop Mining: Background on Current Controversies

    All types of surface and underground coal mining in Appalachia generate excess spoil fills due to the increased volume of broken rock, limitations on the steepness and height to which broken rock may be placed to achieve a stable slope, and the steep topography of the region.

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  • COAL REFUSE - Environmental Resources Committee

    development wastes, coal processing wastes, excess spoil, but does not mean overburden from surface mining activities." Where was and is coal refuse placed? Because it is a by-product of coal mining operations, coal refuse is located throughout the coal regions of Pennsylvania and other coal producing states.

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  • The Office of Surface Mining's Proposed Stream Protection ...

    proposal is intended to avoid or minimize adverse impacts of coal mining on surface water, groundwater, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources by limiting the mining of coal in or through streams, placement of waste in streams and limiting the generation of mining waste.

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  • Excess Spoil, Coal Mine Waste, Diversions, and ... - vLex

    The 2008 rule also added requirements at 30 CFR 780.35 and 784.19 that surface coal mining operations be designed to minimize the creation of excess spoil and the adverse environmental impacts of fills constructed to dispose of excess spoil and coal mine waste.

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  • Mining FAQ - Maryland

    Frequently Asked Questions About Non Coal Surface Mining ... refuse piles, spoil piles, and tailings. ... Discharge into the waters of the State any waters in excess of 10,000 gallons per day, as a monthly average, whether the waters are derived from a ground water source, or from a surface water source, or from any other source, with the ...

    Mine wastes management - Mining and Blasting

    Mining operations generate two types of waste rock - overburden10 and mine development rock. Overburden results from the development of surface mines, while mine development rock is a by- product of mineral extraction in underground mines.

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    Joe Hughes of Northeast Mining Company operated a 4 yard Page near Beaver Creek in Tucker County in 1963 During late 1960's and 1970's several operations including: Imperial Coal & Construction Co. Grant County Coal Corp. L Byron Construction Company Bitner Mining Island Creek Coal

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    PART 1816 PERMANENT PROGRAM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS – SURFACE MINING ACTIVITIES ... Section 1816.71 Disposal of Excess Spoil: General Requirements; ... AUTHORITY: Implementing and authorized by the Surface Coal Mining .

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    3.1 PART 750 — Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on ... 7.3.21 817.71 — Disposal of excess spoil: General requirements ... Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement . GCC Energy, LLC . GCC Energy, LLC .

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  • Regulation and Policy Concerning Mine Placement of Coal ...

    Table 2. Federal SMCRA Regulations/Guidance Applicable to the Mine Placement of Coal Combustion Wastes Applicability • Placement for reclamation of surface coal mines. • Placement for stabilization of underground mines. • Discharge into underground mines (fly ash and flue gas desulfurization sludge only). • Disposal at coal mine sites.

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  • ab0cd Sub-sectoral Environmental and Social Guidelines ...

    • Spontaneous combustion of coal stockpiles and spoil heaps may occur if coal residues are present in the heaps. Geotechnical Stability All structures such as open pits, waste dumps, tailing dams and containment facilities should be planned, designed and operated to minimise the risk of landslides, rockfalls, face slumping or land collapse.

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    3.1 PART 750 — Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on ... 7.3.21 817.71 — Disposal of excess spoil: General requirements ... Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement . GCC Energy, LLC . GCC Energy, LLC .

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  • FINAL AOC GUIDANCE DOCUMENT - WV Department of ...

    02/19/04 FINAL AOC GUIDANCE DOCUMENT Page 4 ESDV – Excess Spoil Disposal Volume.The volume of excess spoil remaining after deducting the total backfill volume that shall be placed in an excess volume disposal facility.

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  • The Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule: An ...

    Mining Activities In or Near Streams (Including Excess Spoil Fills and Coal Mine Waste Disposal Facilities) Mining in or near streams refers to activities such as construction of sedimentation ponds or coal mine waste disposal facilities that take place within a stream or buffer zone. The activities may sometimes cover the stream.

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