Determining effectiveness of past mine fire surface seal abatement methods

by Lowell C Hanson

Publisher: Bureau of Mines, U.S. Dept. of Interior in [Denver, CO]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 235 Downloads: 709
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  • Mine fires -- United States -- Prevention and control,
  • Abandoned coal mines -- United States,
  • Soil crusting -- United States

Edition Notes

SeriesA mining research contract report, [OFR -- 12-91], Open file report (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 91-12
ContributionsHodges, James E, Redmond, Kevin M, Denver Research Center (United States. Bureau of Mines), L.C. Hanson Company
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14956391M

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FOR SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION contribution to acid mine drainage control and abatement by the West Virginia Surface Mine Drainage Task Force, and the West Virginia Mining and Reclamation Association, and the West Virginia Department of Most of the work in AMD prediction has focused on methods which quantify the chemical production.Centralia Pennsylvania The Report think the fire started when lightning struck an outcrop of coal near the surface of the ground.

This fire has been burning for over 2, years (Times News Online ). A typical response to put out the fire is to simply seal off the mine preventing any oxygen to feed the fire.

Boreholes may also.Sep 04,  · Acid mine drainage Publisher [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.