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Hardrock mining in the U.S.

Nicholas A. Moore

Hardrock mining in the U.S.

background and issues

by Nicholas A. Moore

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Published by Nova Science Publisher"s in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditor, Nicholas A. Moore
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN277 .H37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383963M
ISBN 109781617289354
LC Control Number2010036141
OCLC/WorldCa664450696

  Thousands of mining operators have extracted billions of dollars worth of hardrock mineral from land now managed by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) without being required to pay a federal royalty. In addition, some operators have abandoned hardrock mining sites and did not reclaim BLM land disturbed by their exploration, mining, and mineral . Hardrock minerals are things like copper, gold, iron, lead, silver, but also uranium. Back in the s in an effort to encourage westward expansion, the General Mining Act of gave public minerals to individuals or mining companies for free and required no environmental protections or cleanup standards when the mining was complete.

Hardrock mining on our public lands is still governed by a law that was created when Ulysses S. Grant was president. Under the Mining Law, the hardrock mining industry can extract gold, silver, copper and other minerals from public land for free, without paying any royalties, unlike the coal, oil, and natural gas industries. Hard Rock Mining. 57K likes. Hard rock mining refers to the excavation of hard minerals, mainly those containing metals such as gold, copper, zinc, nickel and lead, but also diamonds.

EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska EPA Expectations for Mining Impact Assessment 39 Impacts to Surface and Ground Water Hydrology 39 Surface Water Hydrology 40 Ground Water Hydrogeology 43 Impacts to Water Quality 45 Background and Existing Water Quality 47 Regional Hydrology and Hydrogeology 47   An Impact Mill for my Gold Processing Plant (Hard-rock Mining ) by Dan Hurd. A Jaw Crusher for my Gold Processing Plant (Hard-rock Mining ) by Dan Hurd.


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This book, the result of a congressionally mandated study, examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals--such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium--on over million acres of federal lands in the western United States. Hardrock Mining in the U.S.: Background and Issues (Earth Sciences in the 21st Century) [Moore, Nicholas A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Hardrock Mining in the U.S.: Background and Issues (Earth Sciences in the 21st Century). Description: This book, the result of a congressionally mandated study, examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals--such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium--on over million acres of federal lands in the western United States.

These lands are managed by two agencies--the Bureau of Land Management in. This was a good, readable book; and it told a compelling tale of a young hard-rock miner, from his stabs at different jobs to his eventual career as a miner. It takes one through his apprenticeship and various adventures in the silver mines of Idaho, until by the end of the book he is a competent silver miner/5(8).

The hardrock mining industry is the single largest source of toxic waste and one of the most destructive industries in the country. Today's industrial-strength mining involves the blasting, excavating, and crushing of many thousands of acres of land and the use of huge quantities of toxic chemicals such as cyanide and sulfuric acid.

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Today's major hardrock mining operations in the western U.S. typically range in disturbance area from acres to more t acres. At the same time reclamation costs, which vary significantly from state to state and mine site to mine site, range from less than $1, per acre to more than.

35+ year mining industry career spans engineering, construction, and operation of mining projects worldwide. The Handbook was written to assist miners and engineers in the difficult world of hard rock mining and is Jack’s gift to the industry that continues to.

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The federal government manages 29% of the land in the United States. We reviewed the extent to which federal agencies collected data on hardrock mining on federal land, and found that the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service are the 2 agencies that reported collecting some of this example, both agencies collect data on the value of their reclamation bonds, which ensure.

Get this from a library. Hardrock mining, the law, and the U.S. economy. [Bernard A Gelb; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. This book presents the latest mining principles and techniques in use today. Reflecting the international and diverse nature of the industry, a series of mining case studies is presented covering the commodity range from iron ore to diamonds extracted by operations located in all corners of the world.

This paper is an introduction to selected topics in geology and hard rock mining. It is an overview and is intended to help the legal professional to learn basic information concerning these topics. References are provided to allow the lawyer or landman to delve more deeply into the subjects covered.

The Hard Rock Miner's Handbook is a reference book that deals with the underground hard rock mining was written by engineer Jack de la Vergne as a not for profit publication. The first edition was published in by McIntosh Engineering, a mining engineering consulting company.

It is currently in its third printing, is used by thousands of people in the mining industry, including. Get your FREE COPY of the Hard Rock Miner's Handbook. Email. Email. First Name. Last Name the books have been a collation of entries solicited from recognized experts in each of the many separate mining disciplines.

EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Appendix C: Characterization of Ore, Waste Rock, and Tailings C-ii January TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued) ANALYSIS OF CONTAMINANT MOBILITY FROM SOLIDS (continued).

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Hard-Rock Mining for Precious Metals in the U.S. Southwest: Considerations for Developing Historic Contexts and Archaeological Research Designs. KIVA: Vol. 86, New Perspectives on the American Southwest: Historical Archaeology of the s .