Wyoming Mining Reclamation

Wyoming Mining Association: Mining Reclamation Practices

Wyoming DEQ|Abandoned Mine Land

The Abandoned Mine Land Division is located at 200 West 17th Street, Suite 400 in Cheyenne Click below for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Annual Evaluation Summary Report Division Resources

Coal Safety & Reclamation - Wyoming Mining Association

A CULTURE OF SAFETY Safety remains a top priority and core cultural value for Wyoming’s coal mining industry In fact, Wyoming coal mines are recognized as some of the safest mining …

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality|Land Quality

This authority is derived from the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, as well as the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act Whether you need information about statutes, regulations, permitting, or licensing of all operator actions related to surface or underground mine facilities, we can help you through the process

Reclaim Wyoming: Prioritize Coal Mine Reclamation

The federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) mandates that reclamation be completed “as contemporaneously as practicable” with production3 and the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act (WEQA) states that mining reclamation plans are to have a “time schedule encouraging the earliest possible reclamation

OSMRE WR Programs - State and Tribal Oversight: Wyoming

The Land Quality Division (LQD) of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality administers the State's reclamation program regulating surface coal mining in Wyoming The LQD evaluates surface mining permit applications, permit revision applications, and permit renewal applications to ensure mining can be accomplished in an environmentally

reclamation | Wyoming Public Media

The last time Wyoming hosted the American Society of Mining and Reclamation was in 2007 Peter Stahl, director of the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center, says the fact that the industry gathering has returned to Wyoming so soon is a testament to the state’s role in the field of land reclamation

Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center | College of

The Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center is a Gainful Employment program, for further information please follow the link to the University of Wyoming Gainful Employment website

Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards

Field Office Director, OSMRE Wyoming Field Office Field Office Director, OSMRE Birmingham Field Office Field Office Director, OSMRE Casper Field Office Navajo Nation Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Department New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division North Dakota AML Division Ohio Division of Mines and Reclamation

Jobs | Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center

Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center The following companies often contact the WRRC with openings for short-term internships and/or permanent positions American Society of Mining and Reclamation Anadarko Petroleum Apex Companies, LLC Bureau of Land Management BKS Environmental CAP Logistics

Wyoming Reclamation Bond • Surety One, Inc

Each mining operation must be covered by a Wyoming reclamation bond in the event the operator is unable to fulfill the reclamation requirements The LQD’s authority derives from the Federal Surface Mining Reclamation and Control Act and the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act

Mining Reclamation - Optimized Backfill Plans- Post Mine

Through our offices in Sheridan, Wyoming, CDG specializes in mine engineering and reclamation Located in the Powder River Basin (PRB), our CDG office works for many coal mines in the area

Federal Register :: Wyoming Abandoned Mine Land

We are approving an amendment to the Wyoming abandoned mine land reclamation (AMLR) plan (hereinafter referred to as the “Wyoming plan”) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act)

Jobs | Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center

Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center The following companies often contact the WRRC with openings for short-term internships and/or permanent positions American Society of Mining and Reclamation Anadarko Petroleum Apex Companies, LLC Bureau of Land Management BKS Environmental CAP Logistics

WYOMING RECLAMATION AND RESTORATION CENTER

WYOMING RECLAMATION AND RESTORATION CENTER RECLAMATION 101 WORKSHOP: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 1992 Surface Coal Mining Reclamation: 15 Years of Progress, 1977-1992 Wyoming Department …

Wyoming considers updating surety bond for mining operators

Wyoming considers updating surety bond requirement for mining operators Posted By: Sara Aisenberg March 29, 2013 If passed, Wyoming SB 27 would provide a per acre maximum dollar amount for reclamation performance bonds required of limited surface mining operations that don’t require a permit under the Environmental Quality Act

Mining companies' declining fortunes imperil the

The Buckskin coal mine in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, one of the world’s most profitable sources of fossil fuels Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, for mining

Wyoming's Coal Mining History - Wyoming State Geological

The active mine reclamation program is operated by the Land Quality Division (LQD) and the inactive abandoned mine program is operated by the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) The LQD is responsible for the enforcement of the regulatory requirements for mining and reclamation activities on all coal mines in Wyoming

Environmentalists call for federal involvement in Wyoming

The state's miners have long met the requirements for reclamation, said Jonathan Downing, executive director of the Wyoming Mining Association Reclamation, he noted, continues at Alpha's mines today

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE)

The US Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer

Acme Power Plant Reclamation Project | Sheridan, Wyoming

The Acme Power Plant Reclamation Project is a community effort to address environmental and safety concerns at the former Acme Power Plant The site is a 5 acre island of debris within an otherwise open space along the Tongue River, north of Sheridan, Wyoming

Reclamation | BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Reclamation in Stages Oil and gas site reclamation begins long before the completion of operations at an oil and gas site Rather, it is an ongoing process, beginning before site construction and continuing through the life of an oil and gas production well and its associated facilities

reclamation | Powder River Basin Resource Council | PRBRC

Reclaim Wyoming: Prioritize Coal Mine Reclamation Wyoming’s coal mining legacy dates back to the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad in 18971 The state is home to some of the largest coal mines on earth, including the top eight active US mines

Wyoming's AML revenue stream slowing to a trickle | WyoFile

An amendment to SMCRA, called the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 1990, gave Wyoming wiggle room The legislation “contained a new provision which expanded the rights of states that have certified completion of known coal [mining] problems to utilize state share funds for non-coal reclamation,” said Alan Edwards, who oversees AML projects

Wyo diverts its mine reclamation funds | Special Reports

In the fall of 1999, University of Wyoming students and faculty moved into a new, $20 million geology buildingLocated on the university's Laramie campus, the 65,500-square-foot facility included

Acme Power Plant Reclamation Project | Sheridan, Wyoming

The Acme Power Plant Reclamation Project is a community effort to address environmental and safety concerns at the former Acme Power Plant The site is a 5 acre island of debris within an otherwise open space along the Tongue River, north of Sheridan, Wyoming

Sustainable Mining Solutions in Wyoming - wenck

Whereas the State of Wyoming regulated mining, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulated uranium processing and mill tailings In an effort to ensure mine and mill reclamation, both agencies required the Company to post a reclamation bond

Wyoming Reclamation & Restoration Center - Laramie

Wyoming Reclamation & Restoration Center, Laramie, WY 461 likes Working with land, air, water and wildlife Wyoming 82071 Get Directions (307) 766-3576 The awards program of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation is our premiere program that enables us the opportunity to honor and recognize members of our Society for their

Wyoming considers updating surety bond for mining operators

Wyoming considers updating surety bond requirement for mining operators Posted By: Sara Aisenberg March 29, 2013 If passed, Wyoming SB 27 would provide a per acre maximum dollar amount for reclamation performance bonds required of limited surface mining operations that don’t require a permit under the Environmental Quality Act

Cordero Rojo Receives State of Wyoming Reclamation Award

The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, on June 19 Through design and reconstruction, the Cordero Rojo mine relocated a portion of the Belle Fourche River and reclaimed the stream channel to provide approximately the same conditions as premining

Bond release verification requirements for successful

Bond release verification requirements for successful reclamation at Wyoming surface coal mines • Tracking bond release at a large Wyoming coal mining operation 1 Dr Anna Krzyszowska Waitkus 41% of USA total coal production comes from Wyoming Million tons, 2015 2

Reclamation Resources Guide for Oil and Gas Development

Reclamation Resources Guide for Oil and Gas Development For list of commonly Reclamation specialists have been working under the guidance of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to restore lands disturbed from mining activities since the 1970s scientists at the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center facilitate

Antelope Mine — Cloud Peak Energy

The Antelope Mine is located in the southern end of the PRB, approximately 60 miles south of Gillette, Wyoming The mine extracts thermal coal from the Anderson and Canyon Seams, with up to 44 and 36 feet, respectively, in thickness

US agency asked to investigate miner's reclamation bonds

Environmental regulators in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and Ohio told AP that Westmoreland was up to date on its bond obligations The request came after the mine's reclamation costs were

Mineland Reclamation - Earth Conservancy

Through the reclamation process, Earth Conservancy is working to mitigate the effects of historic mining practices on our lands, helping to restore environmental health to and boost economic potential in the Wyoming Valley

OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND …

Offi e of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement From: MarylKenda Deputy Inspector Gen The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) has not used its authority over abandoned mine land (AML) grants to ensure that certified Mississippi, Montana, Texas, and Wyoming Coal reclamation projects persist even after

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and - Wyoming

the Wyoming Mining Association (WMA), to discuss their concerns In addition, the LQD has hosted several technical forums for the public addressing current requirements expected of it by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) The LQD, with attendance from Industry representatives and the OSMRE,

Coal Mine Subsidence - Wyoming Office of Homeland Security

measure of the impacts is the existing cost of mitigating the hazards The Wyoming Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Program at Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) spent $85 million through 2007 mitigating the effects of mine subsidence and on mine reclamation