Site reclamation involves rehabilitation of the surface and underground mines.
Reclamation of Phosphate Mining Sites
Nature of soils and commercial tree planting on phosphate mining clay settling pond areas. Explains challenges and procedures for achieving land reclamation of such artificially altered areas.
USGS Abandoned Mine Lands Initiative
Detailed plans, pictures, data and reports of the USGS initiative to remediate the contamination left at abandoned mine sites at the Boulder River basin in southwestern Montana and the Upper Animas River basin in southwestern Colorado.
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