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Historic hardrock mining

Historic hardrock mining

the West"s toxic legacy : the critical link between water quality and abandoned mine sites


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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation -- West (U.S.),
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- West (U.S.),
  • Soil remediation -- West (U.S.),
  • Mine water -- Cleaning -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWest"s toxic legacy, Critical link between water quality and abandoned mine sites
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region VIII
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458586M

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The summer issue of Federal Archaeology, for example, focuses on industrial archaeology and includes an article describing the Hardrock Mining Initiative of the Historic American. EPA and Hardrock Mining: A Source Book for Industry in the Northwest and Alaska Appendix D: Effluent Quality D-1 January GOALS AND PURPOSE OF THE APPENDIX Hard rock mining operations can generate large quantities of effluent that are discharged to surface and ground water.

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Trinity County Historic Sites — edited by Alice Goen Jones, is the most comprehensive resource for historical sites and places in Trinity County, and recommended to anyone with an interest in Trinity County. The result of extended research put together by a wide variety of local historians and Trinity County residents, this beautiful book is illustrated with over historic photographs.

Alaska Hardrock Metal Mines Through Time A timeline of metal mining in Alaska, from the known output of historical mines to the estimated reserve size of current mines and proposed future mines The scale of hardrock metals mining in Alaska is changing, the size of future mines (on the right) dwarfs that of current and historic mines in the state.

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Hardrock mining also began at this time. Butte became famous when silver and copper were discovered. The Anaconda Copper Company, owned by Marcus Daly, became one of the world's largest copper mining companies and exercised inordinate influence in the state. Cattle and sheep ranches continued to take advantage of Montana's abundant grasslands.

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The City of Black Hawk is a Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin County, Colorado, United city population was at the United States Census, making Black Hawk the least populous city (rather than town) in Colorado.

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The first chapters of Hardrock Mining establish the historical, economic and institutional contexts of the Canadian mining industry in general and INCO in particular. The following third of the book is a comprehensive description of mining technique and the nature and organization of work in the various underground and surface operations of the.

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As we write in the introduction, “hardrock mining was the most important activity that brought industrial development to Northern Canada in the twentieth century.”. A Historic and Prehistoric Reconnaissance of Four Mining Claims in Death Valley National Monument.

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