The Bureau of Land Management and the Office of Surface ...

2020-8-18 · The coal lease application is part of ongoing mining operations and would not extend the projected life of the mine. If BLM and OSMRE do not approve a coal lease and a mine plan, this federal coal would be bypassed, and Falkirk would mine the surrounding private coal and leave the federal coal in place. The Falkirk Mine employs 425 people.

Mining Management Plan Structure Guide for Mining …

2017-2-8 · Mining Management Plan Structure Guide for Mining Operations . DEPARTMENT OF . PRIMARY INDUSTRY AND RESOURCES . Page 1 of 33 31 January 2017 . Explanatory Note . The primary purpose of a Mining Management Plan (MMP) is to formalise the actions to be taken and strategies to be implemented, that combined, will manage impacts to the environment to

MANAGEMENT OF SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS …

2005-3-18 · Department of Agriculture, for the management of surface coal mining operations on National Forest System (NFS) lands and lands adjacent to NFS boundaries. The purpose of this MOU is to foster interagency cooperation and to clarify the roles of OSM and the Forest Service in the implementation and administration of the Federal

OSMRE Regulating Coal Mines

Title V of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Protecting the Environment. The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) balances the need to protect the environment from the adverse effects of surface coal mining with the Nation''s need for coal as an essential energy source. It ensures that coal mining operations are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner and ...

What EPA is Doing to Reduce the Adverse Impacts of Surface ...

2008-9-2 · Affairs on May 1, 1980, entitled "Memorandum of Understanding, BIA-GS-OSM, Management of Coal Mining on Indian Lands." This MOU provides a reference framework and procedural arrangements by which the BIA, BLM, and OSM will carry out their functions and responsibilities that must be coordinated for coal operations on Indian lands (see definition).

What EPA is Doing to Reduce the Adverse Impacts of Surface ...

2020-9-21 · Mountaintop mining operations are regulated under the Clean Water Act (CWA). NPDES permits: CWA section 402, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program, requires that coal mining operators receive permits in order to discharge pollutants to rivers, streams and other surface waters. EPA has granted 46 states ...

Appendix E: Coal Mining and Processing Methods | Coal ...

2021-8-27 · In surface mining, the ground covering the coal seam (the overburden) is first removed to expose the coal seam for extraction. The elements of a surface mining operation are (1) topsoil removal and storage for later use, (2) drilling and blasting the strata overlying the coal …

Mining Operations Plan

2017-12-6 · Mining Operations Plan 2014-2017 Page 7 of 204 1. Introduction 1.1 History of Operations Clarence Colliery Pty Ltd (Clarence Colliery) is an underground coal mining operation located within the NSW Western Coalfields (Plan 1A). Clarence Colliery is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centennial Coal Company Limited (which is

Management of coal processing wastes: studies on an ...

2017-11-27 · Management of coal mining and coal processing wastes, particularly of high sulfur coals, can generate excessive amounts of sulfate (SO 4 2−) and chloride (Cl −) in mine drainage that are known to negatively impact quality of both surface and ground water.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides guidance to states on allowable SO 4 2− and Cl − discharges from mine …

Surface Coal Mining Fleet Management | |

2021-8-25 · Fleet management systems help coal miners answer these questions more quickly and efficiently. They enable the scheduling and assignment of all types of equipment—haul trucks, loaders, drills, draglines, light vehicles, fuel trucks, support machines and more—from a central office location. That helps minimize unproductive machine wait time ...

Origin and influence of coal mine drainage on streams of ...

Degradation of water quality related to oxidation of iron disulfide minerals associated with coal is a naturally occurring process that has been observed since the late seventeenth century, many years before commencement of commercial coal mining in the United States. Disturbing coal strata during mining operations accelerates this natural deterioration of water quality by exposing greater ...

Coal Resource Management on National Forest System …

2021-5-8 · The Forest Service manages federal coal resources in partnership with Interior Department agencies, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), along with state agencies. The Forest Service has principal responsibility to manage use of surface …

Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations; Technical ...

2001-3-12 · Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment. SUMMARY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), are making technical revisions to our regulations to correct errors in cross references and to change an address.

Application for a surface coal mining operating licence

2020-10-23 · appointments, which will be available to the applicant for the proposed surface coal mining operations. 7.2 The Coal Authority will stipulate the Area of Responsibility for subsidence damage in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Surface Mining Operating Licence but in most cases this will be a minimum of the site boundary.

30 CFR § 761.11

2021-7-5 · You may not conduct surface coal mining operations on the following lands unless you either have valid existing rights, as determined under § 761.16, or qualify for the exception for existing operations under § 761.12: (a) Any lands within the boundaries of: (1) The National Park System; (2) The National Wildlife Refuge System; (3) The National System of Trails;

Coal Mining | National Industry Insights Report

2020-11-30 · This page provides information and data on the Coal Mining sector, which is a component of the Mining, Drilling and Civil Infrastructure industry. The Coal Mining sector includes both open cut and underground coal mining with black coal reserves concentrated in New South Wales and Queensland; and confirmed brown coal reserves located in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations; Technical ...

2001-3-12 · Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment. SUMMARY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), are making technical revisions to our regulations to correct errors in cross references and to change an address. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 12, 2001. Start Further Info

Diploma of Surface Operations Management

Apply and monitor systems and methods of surface coal mining. RIIMEX501D. Implement pit plan. RIIMEX502D. Implement systems and methods of mining. RIIMEX503D. Manage dredging operations. RIIMEX504. Implement the ground control management plan. RIIMPO502D. Manage the interaction of heavy and light vehicles and mining equipment. RIIMPO503D

Final Biological Opinion on Office of Surface Mining ...

2021-1-12 · assure that surface coal mining operations are designed in a manner to protect the environment, assure that reclamation occurs as contemporaneously with mining as possible, and promote the reclamation of mined areas left without adequate reclamation prior to the enactment of SMCRA.

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

2020-10-13 · The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 was the first comprehensive federal statute to regulate the surface impacts of coal mining on a national scale. Prior to 1977, 38 separate states regulated to one degree or another the surface effects of coal mining . However, the drive for national legislation began in 1968.

Management of coal processing wastes: studies on an ...

Abstract Management of coal mining and coal processing wastes, particularly of high sulfur coals, can generate excessive ... and water handling operations on the surface at a typical underground ...

(PDF) Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia

Overall mining sequence of a typical surface coal mine in Australia (after Westcott et. al., 2009). 2.1 Dragline method. Dragline is the predominant mach ine which is used to …

MINE HAUL ROAD DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT BEST …

2017-1-30 · In their study of surface coal mining, equipment operation was the most common category of accident for haulage trucks (46%). Within the equipment operation accidents, the most common types were jarring (38%) and loss of control (27%). The main jarring categories were rough ground (44%), loading (33%), and dumping (16%).

Analysis of energy consumption in surface coal mining

of energy consumption (IDE-ACE) in surface coal mining. trans_079-087 dd 81 1/18/10 9:23 AM 2009 TRANSACTIONS • Vol. 326 82 SOCIETY FOR MINING, METALLURGY, AND EXPLORATION

APPIN MINE WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN

Water Management Plan Appin Mine This document UNCONTROLLED once printed Document ID IMCMP0235 Version 6.0 Page 5 of 64 Last Date Updated July 2020 Next Review Date July 2023 1. INTRODUCTION Appin Mineincorporates the underground mining operations, which extract coal from the

Southern Coal Corp.

2021-8-12 · Acquired in April 2008, Infinity has since increased its use of surface mining assets. Meanwhile, Tams Management is a metallurgical coal operation that was formed in 2010. A single surface mining operation across a 5,000-acre reserve in Raleigh County, W.Va., it has a reserve of 7.6 million tons and produces mostly low- volume metallurgical coal.

Impact of surface coal mining on soil hydraulic properties

2017-1-6 · The Rosebud Mine is located in the northern Powder Riv-er Coal Basin near Colstrip, Montana. It is a typical surface coal mine in the western United States, with mining and rec-lamation operating conditions that are similar to those en-countered at other surface coal mining operations located in the Powder River Coal Basin.

Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management ...

Superseded by: RII60720 Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management Description This qualification reflects the role of open cut coal mine managers who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities.

Improving EPA Review of Appalachian Surface Coal …

2011-7-21 · assure more consistent, effective, and timely EPA review of Appalachian surface coal mining operations with respect to provisions of the Clean Water Act (CW A), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Environmental Justice Executive Order (E.O. 12898).1.2 This memorandum does not impose legally binding requirements and will not be

Management of coal processing wastes: studies on an ...

2018-5-17 · Abstract Management of coal mining and coal processing wastes, particularly of high sulfur coals, can generate excessive amounts of sulfate (SO 4 2-) and chloride (Cl-) in mine drainage that are known to nega tively impact quality of both surface and ground water. The U.S. Environmen tal Protection Agency provides guidance to states on ...

Exploring the legacy effects of surface coal mining on ...

2013-4-4 · Surface coal mining results in dramatic alterations of the landscape in central Appalachia, leading to a myriad of environmental problems. In this study, we explore the long-term effects of surface coal mining on stream chemistry and endeavor to gain a better understanding of the efficacy of reclamation. We examined 30 sites in the Raccoon Creek watershed in southeastern Ohio, where the ...

Surface Mining Traffic Management

2014-6-19 · and other industry bodies covering general workplaces but Surface Mining is a specialist activity involving some of the largest items of plant in the UK. This Traffic Management Guidance has been produced by CoalPro to help those involved in surface mining operations to control the risk of accidents involving plant and ancillary vehicles.

Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations | Box Hill ...

2021-8-23 · This unit develops a participant''s skills and knowledge required to apply and monitor the site water management plan in Coal mining and Extractive. This unit is appropriate for those working in supervisory or technical specialist roles. RIIMPO401D Supervise Mobile Plant Operations. 40.0 hours.

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