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KX Conversation: Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program

In our January 20th KX Conversation, KX News Anchor Josh Meny spoke with North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Randy Christmann about the extension of the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program through the year 2034. Christmann explained why he believes it’s a good idea.
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Ottawa on the hook for $4-billion tied to abandoned mines’ cleanup in the North

Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal, pictured in February 2020 after a Liberal cabinet meeting. Crown-Indigenous Relations, overseen by Minister Marc Miller, and Northern Affairs Canada, overseen by Vandal, has $4-billion worth of environmental liabilities on its books. The Hill Times Photograph by Andrew Meade. Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs...
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cardinalnews.org

Hazardous dam at abandoned mine in Russell County to be removed

Work will soon begin on a Virginia Department of Energy project along Hurricane Fork in Russell County. An Abandoned Mine Land grant of $527,289.36 will remove a hazardous dam and pump house at the site that was left over after the completion of historic coal mining. According to a release...
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federalregister.gov

Agency Information Collection Activities; State Regulatory Authority: Abandoned Mine Land Problem Area Description Form

This document has a comment period that ends in 29 days. (02/18/2022) Submit a formal comment. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. SUMMARY:. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement...
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State and Bureau of Land Management partner to reclaim unsafe mine just north of Cody

An old bentonite mine just three miles north of Cody has been reclaimed by the Bureau of Land Management and the state. Known as the Cottonwood Creek Bentonite Mine, it is located on Bureau of Reclamation administered land. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) geologist Gretchen Hurley said it is believed that the mine was started in the 60s and abandoned not long after.
CODY, WY
wcyb.com

Runoff from coal mine in Wise County to be diverted from nearby homes

POUND, Va. (WCYB) — Runoff from a coal mine that ended operations in 1973 will be diverted from nearby homes in Wise County, officials announced Wednesday. An Abandoned Mine Land (AML) grant of $218,166.40 will establish erosion controls and install drains to divert water from the site, according to the Virginia Department of Energy. The department oversees the AML program that develops projects to reclaim issues caused by coal mining before 1977.
WISE COUNTY, VA
cardinalnews.org

Drainage from historic coal mine diverted to protect houses in Pound

Runoff from an historic coal mine is being diverted from nearby homes in Wise County, according to a release from the Virginia Department of Energy. The residences are directly down slope from where a surface coal mine operated until 1973. An Abandoned Mine Land grant of $218,166 will establish erosion controls and install drains to divert water from the site. The Virginia Department of Energy (Virginia Energy) oversees the AML program that develops projects to reclaim issues caused by coal mining before 1977.
WISE COUNTY, VA
illinois.edu

217 Today: Additional federal money is coming for abandoned mine sites

Illinois’ record-breaking COVID-19 surge is showing no signs of easing. The University of Illinois is expecting another surge of COVID-19 cases as students return to Champaign-Urbana. Police in Urbana say two teenagers are under arrest in the killing of a ride-share driver. In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more...
URBANA, IL
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Hike To A Cave And An Abandoned Mine Hiding In The Forest In Pennsylvania

No matter where we live in Pennsylvania, we can always find new and fascinating places to explore. Even if we’ve visited a park numerous times, we usually discover something new on each visit. When you follow Raab Park Loop Trail in Pennsylvania, whether for the first or the dozenth time, you’re sure to uncover new hidden gems – from hidden caves to an abandoned mine.
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