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Surface mined land in the Midwest: a regional perspective for reclamation planning.
Carter RP; Lafevers JR; Croke EJ; Kennedy AS; Zellmer SD
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0133127, 1974 Jan; :1-680
This report (Contract No. S0133127) is a review and field observation study of coal surface mining and reclamation problems, policies, and practices in the Midwest coal producing region. A wide variety of subjects is covered including problems associated with surface mining reclamation technology and costs, environmental assessments of surface mined land, reclamation planning and policy, and a review of state reclamation laws and enforcement procedures.
Strip mining; Land reclamation; Surface mining; Coal mining; Mining geology; Geomorphology; Soil properties; Soil classification; Production capacity; Marketing; Equipment; Policies; Cost estimates; Environmental impacts; Public law; Legislation; Central U.S.; Geographic divisions
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 59-74; Contract-S0133127
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0133127
IL; IN; KY; MO; OH; DC
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