• Zeolitized tuffs in pedotechnique for the reclamation of ...

     · Zeolitized tuffs in pedotechnique for the reclamation of abandoned quarries. A case study in the Campania region (Italy). Buondonno A(1), Grilli E, Capra GF, Glorioso C, Langella A, Leone AP, Leone N, Odierna P, Vacca S, Vigliotti RC.

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  • Final Programmatic Environmental ...

    quarries, re-open previously used quarry sites, and establish new quarry sites to obtain materials for use in Reclamation projects along the LCR from Davis Dam to the SIB. 1.4.2 Need Quarry activities are an integral part of Reclamation''s responsibilities for operation and maintenance of the LCR. Quarries are used to produce materials

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  • State of Oregon: Programs

    According to the approved Reclamation Fill and Drainage Plan, approximately 3.2 million cubic years of fill material will be placed at the site and the timing is based on market conditions which is uncertain. West Side Quarry expects that an average of 200 trucks will deliver fill …

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  • Dirt, Sand, and Rock Quarries and Aggregate Processing ...

     · If you own or operate a rock quarry, gravel pit, borrow pit, or similar aggregate production operation, use these resources to understand the environmental rules you must follow. These resources will also help you understand the rules for rock crushers, concrete crushers, and other aggregate processing operations.

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  • ''Sooner'' or ''later''? Fate of Wake Stone quarry near ...

    2  · That language would require reclamation to begin in 2032. But a 2018 permit change appears to allow the company to continue to operate the mine until it is exhausted, or for 50 years, whichever is "later." The change could ease the way for Wake Stone to expand the quarry …

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  • The reclamation of worked-out sand and gravel quarries ...

    The reclamation of worked-out sand and gravel quarries utilising domestic waste — the issue of groundwater pollution. Ian S. Roxburgh BSc, MPhil, DMS 1 Minerals and the Environment volume 5, pages 3–9 (1983)Cite this article

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  • Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin

    These mines are often called quarries or pits. Reclamation of nonmetallic mines protects the environment through reduced erosion and wildlife habitat, allows productive end land uses, and has the potential to increase land values and tax revenues. The statewide reclamation standards are performance-based, rather than prescriptive, and address ...

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  • How old mine and quarry sites can be reclaimed

    The goal of reclamation is to return the area to a useable habitat. Although many mines and quarries were simply abandoned in years past, reclamation is considered from the initiation of most modern mining operations. Reclamation typically involves restoring …

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  • 25. Quarrying & Reclamation Plan

    Quarry Handbook Section 25 – Quarry and Reclamation Plan WVDEP 25-2 land disturbance and to keep reclamation operations as contemporaneous as possible with the advance of the quarry operations (22-4-19). • The manner in which topsoil is to be conserved and used in reclamation. Topsoil or other suitable material necessary for

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  • APPENDIX C BIOLOGICAL ASSESSEMNT For YAO QUARRY …

    Reclamation was informed that the USFWS Phoenix Ecological Services office would function as the lead for section 7 consultations (Garvey 2005). In addition, Reclamation received two letters from the USFWS Phoenix Office informing Reclamation that the Biological Opinion (BO) for the quarries along the LCR needed to be renewed.

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  • Quarry rehabilitation: a case study

    In the past, quarries were simply abandoned after extraction. However, natural colonisation of disused limestone quarries is slow. The time scales involved in the creation of new communities are not considered acceptable for reclamation or restoration. A reclamation project was conducted in a limestone quarry within the Serra

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  • RECLAMATION PLANNING IN HARD ROCK QUARRIES

    RECLAMATION PLANNING IN HARD ROCK QUARRIES: A GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICE 2 1.2 Aims of this Guidance This document aims to provide guidance on an appropriate methodology for the planning of reclamation, including the formation of new landscape features, such as slopes and faces, and associated ecologies.

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  • Noncoal Mines and Quarries

    If there is an abandoned quarry in your neighborhood, you can contact the municipality and landowner and promote working together to create an asset for the community instead of a hazard. DEP Mining and Reclamation staff would love to hear about efforts to reclaim abandoned quarries into commercial, residential, environmental or recreational uses.

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  • SUNFLOWER QUARRY RECLAMATION PLAN

    The mining and reclamation processes at an active aggregate mine are complex interrelated daily activities. The first step in the mining process is the removal and storage of the topsoil. This exposes the rock seams that areis either extracted and processed for sale or is considered overburden and returned to the quarry as part of the reclamation

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  • Guidelines for Reclamation of

    Reclamation of low lying area and abandoned quarries are potential area for bulk utilization of ash. Various studies have been undertaken by the Thermal Power Plants which reveal its safe to use in the activities as stated above. The present guidelines have been prepared to ease the procedure for reclamation of low lying area and

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  • Development Work At Abandoned Quarry Sites | Agg-Net

    Natural processes of plant growth and animal occupation of sites, as well as former reclamation works, can cause ground risks to be missed as ''greening up'' occurs over timescales of ten to a few hundred years. Desk study. Key to any successful investigation strategy is a full and proper desk study.

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  • Reclamation Of A Limestone Quarry To A... | ERA

    Reclamation Of A Limestone Quarry To A Natural Plant Community. Author / Creator Cohen-Fernández, Anayansi C. Reclamation of thousands of limestone quarries around the world is challenged by an extremely limiting environment, including steep slopes, high calcium carbonate substrates with low nutrients and low water holding capacity.

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  • [PDF] QUARRY RECLAMATION IN ENGLAND: A REVIEW OF ...

    Abstract. This article reviews different techniques for reclaiming quarries in England. They can be used to reclaim abandoned quarries as well as those that are still operating. A number of reclamation techniques have been developed to revert land that has been quarried for minerals to some productive state. The techniques discussed in this paper include rollover slopes, backfilling ...

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  • Quarry Restoration case studies

     · Sustainability Quarry Restoration, Reclamation & Re-use Examples of Best Practice Stone quarry – Stoney Cove, Leicestershire Sand and gravel pits – Cotswold Water Park Clay pit – Eden Project, Cornwall These are among the best examples in the world of how quarries can be put to good use when the mineral reserves are exhausted.

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  • Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries under

    Many quarry operations excavate to depths below the water table and use pumps to keep the mine dry while it is in operation. When mining stops, the pumps are turned off and the quarry floods by the inflow of cold ground water. This ground water inflow can keep the quarry water very cold even in late summer. Jumping or falling into cold water can

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  • Creative Reclamation: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve ...

     · Quarry reclamation plans are an important part in the designation of stone companies that demonstrate environmental leadership. What''s more, the awareness that ANSI/NSC 373 will bring to the importance of quarry reclamation plans will only stimulate more creative uses for former quarries, such as the site upon which Quarry Park and Nature ...

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  • No Longer Just a Hole in the Ground The Adaptive Re-Use of ...

    A quarry is an area from which rocks such as marble, limestone, and granite are extracted for industrial use. Once depleted of their desired resources, quarries are frequently abandoned. The resulting gaping holes can fill with water and form dangerous quarry lakes while others are turned into unsightly landfills.

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  • T he integration and reclamation of quarries

    methodology of landscape reclamation applied to quarries, with the intention to approach the reclamation plans to the local reality and to the principles established by the European Landscape Convention, mainly those concerning the "Landscape quality objective", the "Landscape protection" and the "Landscape management" [6].

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  • Mine reclamation

    Reclamation processes. As part of the life cycle of a surface coal mine, completed mine areas must undergo rehabilitation.When mining ends, operators must restore the land to its approximate original contour (AOC) or leave the land graded and suitable for a "higher and better" post-mining land use (PMLU) that has been approved as part of the original mining permit application.

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  • Value Mining Reclamation

     · Value Reclamation Planning is a process that recognizes and optimizes the real estate value of strategically located mines and quarries through their conversion from wasteland into the highest and best use of the post-mining condition of the site.

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  • Pedotechnologies for the Environmental Reclamation of ...

     · a) Environmental Reclamation of quarry areas in Campania Region: legislative standards. The current Campanian laws on mining practices − Piano Regionale Attività Estrattive − PRAE- (Regione Campania, 2006) bind the quarry management to the reclamation of mining sites. The key commitment is the so-called "Environmental Reclamation", (ER ...

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  • Nonmetallic mine reclamation plans | Wisconsin DNR

    A reclamation plan is the basis for granting a reclamation permit. It is a blueprint describing the steps that are necessary to reclaim the site to achieve a post-mining land use. The reclamation plan must demonstrate compliance with the uniform reclamation standards provided in NR 135 and provides environmental protection during and after the ...

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  • LEHIGH PERMANENTE QUARRY RECLAMATION PLAN …

    The Lehigh Permanente Quarry (Quarry) is a limestone and aggregate mining operation located in the unincorporated foothills of Santa Clara County.On June 26, 2012, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved the 2012 Reclamation Plan Amendment (referred to as RPA) for the Quarry.

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  • No Longer Just a Hole in the Ground The Adaptive Re-Use …

    A quarry is an area from which rocks such as marble, limestone, and granite are extracted for industrial use. Once depleted of their desired resources, quarries are frequently abandoned. The resulting gaping holes can fill with water and form dangerous quarry lakes while others are turned into unsightly landfills.

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  • Interim Policy on the Re-Use of Soil for Large Reclamation ...

     · the reclamation of quarries, sand pits and gravel pits. The regulations, standards or procedures shall ensure the reuse of soil poses no significant risk of harm to health, safety, public welfare or the environment considering the transport, filling operations and the foreseeable future use of

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  • Surface Mining Reclamation

     · The DOC administers the Surface Mining Land Conservation and Reclamation Act (K.S.A. 49-601-624) that became effective July 1, 1994. The purpose of the program is to ensure any land disturbed for mining purposes, other than coal and gas, is reclaimed. A Reclamation Plan and a Reclamation Bond is required when a company applies for a license and ...

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  • Industrial Minerals

    The first set of noncoal regulations were promulgated under that Act and became Subchapter E of Chapter 77, effective July 1973. Prior to that, quarries were unregulated for mineral removal. The current noncoal mining law is called the Noncoal Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (Noncoal SMCRA, Act No. 219), which was enacted in 1984.

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  • Reclamation of quarries and clayholes by deposit of refuse

    Reclamation of quarries and clayholes by deposit of refuse Health Bull (Melb). Jul-Dec 1945;(83-84):2234-9. Author

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  • Planning Advice Note 64: reclamation of surface mineral ...

     · Reclamation of new quarries or quarry extensions should be considered from the start of the planning process and integrated with the working methods. There needs to be a clear set of landscape objectives and a reclamation strategy that details the final landform, methods of working, progressive reclamation and integration into the adjacent ...

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  • MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN LAKE HERMAN QUARRY

     · existing quarry operation, concurrent reclamation, and the ultimate reclamation of all areas disturbed by mining. Syar Industries, Inc. is requesting a new 35-year permit term. While the initial approval in 1979granted a 35 year mining period (expiring in -

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  • Hydraulic Impacts of Quarries and Gravel Pits

    At all three sites, the quarry dewatering has altered the local ground-water hydrology. In essence, the quarries act as huge wells, lowering the water table in the aquifer. The impact of the dewatering at the Kraemer Quarry is shown in Figure 2. This lowering could affect Figure 2. The impacts on ground-water levels of drawdown at Kraemer Quarry.

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