1990 Symposium Papers


APRIL 23-26, 1990


Conference Chairmen
Jeff Skousen
John Sencindiver

Published by:
West Virginia University Publication Services
Communications Building
Morgantown, WV 26506

Additional copies may be obtained from WVU Publication Services.  ISBN >   0-925500-02-X

This proceedings may be cited as:
Skousen, J., J. Sencindiver, and D. Samuel (Eds.). 1990. Proceedings of the 1990 Mining and Reclamation Conference and Exhibition. 2 Vols. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

This Proceedings was published with funds granted by the National Mine Land Reclamation Center at West Virginia University and from proceeds from registration fees from the conference.


Authors Title
G. Watzlaf and L. Casson “Chemical Stability of Manganese and Iron in Mine Drainage Treatment Sludge: Effects of Neutralization Chemical, Iron Concentration, and Sludge Age”
J. Bowders and E. Chiado “Engineering Evaluation of Waste Phosphatic Clay for Producing Low Permeability Barriers”
W. Bradham and F. Caruccio “A Comparative Study of Tailings Analysis Using Acid/Base Accounting, Cells, Columns and Soxhlets”
H. Halverson and C. Gentry “Long-Term Leaching of Mine Spoil with Simulated Precipitation”
A. Sobek, D. Benedetti, and V. Rastogi “Successful Reclamation Using Controlled Release Bactericides: Two Case Studies”
W. Hart, A. Stiller,
T. Rymer, and J. Renton
“The Use of Phosphate Refuse as a Potential AMD Ameliorant”
P. Ziemkiewicz “Advances in the Prediction and Control of Acid Mine Drainage”
D. Rich and K. Hutchison “Neutralization and Stabilization of Combined Refuse Using Lime Kiln Dust at High Power Mountain”
T. Rymer, A. Stiller,
W. Hart, and J. Renton
“Some Aspects of SSPE/PSM Modeling for Quantitative Assessment of Disturbed Hydrological Systems”
R. Kolbash, J. Freeman, T. Romanoski, and J. Sturm “Coal Refuse Reclamation: Effects of Topsoil Thickness on the Growth and Maintenance of Vegetation”
J. Davison “Mine Drainage Bioremediation – The Evolution of the Technology from Microbes to Bio-Carb”
J. Sencindiver, D. Dollhop, and L. Daniels “Minesoil Morphology and Genesis”
J. Bowders and S. Lee “Guide for Selecting and Appropriate Method to Analyze the Stability of Slopes on Reclaimed Surface Mines”
J. Dinger, D. Wunsch, and J. Kemp “Occurrence of Ground Water in Mine Spoil, A Renewable Resource: Star Fire Tract, Eastern Kentucky”
M. Smith and K. Brady “Evaluation of Acid Base Accounting Data Using Computer Spreadsheets”
C. Cravotta III, K. Brady, M. Smith, and R. Beam “Effectiveness of the Addition of Alkaline Materials at Surface Coal Mines in Preventing and Abating Acid Mine Drainage: Part 1. Geochernical Considerations”
K. Brady, M. Smith, R. Beam, and C. Cravotta III “Effectiveness of the Addition of Alkaline Materials at Surface Coal Mines in Preventing and Abating Acid Mine Drainage: Part 2. Mine Site Case Studies”
J. Morrison, S. Atkinson, A. Davis, and B. Scheetz “The Use Of CO2 Coulometry in Differentiating and Quantifying the Carbonate Phases in the Coal-Bearing Strata of Western Pennsylvania: Its Applicability in Interpreting and Modifying Neutralization Potential (NP) Measurements”
J. Morrison, S. Atkinson, and B. Scheetz “Delineation of Potential Manganese Sources in the Coal Overburdens of Western Pennsylvania”
R. Hammack and G. Watzlaf “The Effect of Oxygen on Pyrite Oxidation”
J. Ammons, C. Coburn, Jr., and P. Shelton “An Application of Acid-Base Accounting for Highway Construction in East Tennessee”
R. Behling “Observations on the Geologic History of a Wetland Have the Potential of Assisting Efforts to Construct Wetlands on Mine Lands”
E. Jamison and H. Rauch “Impacts of Volunteer Cattail Wetlands on Drainage Quality from Reclaimed Mined Land in Northern West Virginia”
J. Calabrese, D. Bhumbla, A. Sexstone, G. Bissonnette, and J. Sencindiver “Simulated Typha Wetlands Applied to Removal of Iron and Manganese from Acid Mine Drainage”
J. Nawrot “Mine Drainage Treatment Through Enhanced Biological Sulfate Reduction Within Wetlands”
M. Lacki, J. Hummer and H. Webster “Diversity Patterns of Invertebrate Fauna in Cattail Wetlands Receiving Acid Mine Drainage”
F. Brenner and D. Hofius “Wildlife Use of Mitigated Wetlands on Surface Mined Lands in Western Pennsylvania”
R. Hedin and R. Nairn “Sizing and Performance of Constructed Wetlands: Case Studies”
L. Stark, E. Stevens, H. Webster, and W. Wenerick “Iron Loading, Efficiency, and Sizing in a Constructed Wetland H. Receiving Mine Drainage”
D. Kepler, P. McIntire and H. Edenborn “Wetland Sizing – Design and Treatment Effectiveness” “The Use of Bacterial Sulfate Reduction in the Treatment of Drainage from Coal Mines”
T. Wildeman, S. Machemer, Klusman, R. Cohen, and P. Lemke “Metal Removal Efficiencies from Acid Mine Drainage in the Big Five R. Constructed Wetland”
R. Brugam, J. Gastineau, and E. Ratcliffe “Tests of Organic Matter Additions for the Neutralization of Acid Mine Drainage Influenced Lakes”
F. Brenner “Comparison of Different Mulches, Lime and Fertilizer Applications on the Establishment and Growth of Vegetation on Surface Coal Mining Land”
G. Wade and R. Thompson “Establishment of Native Plant Species from Forest Topsoil Seedbanks on a Borrow Area in Kentucky”
D. Dove, W. Daniels, and D. Parrish “Importance of Indigenous VAM Fungi for the Reclamation of Coal Refuse Piles”
D. Bhumbla, R. Singh, and R. Keefer “Retardation of Pyrite Oxidation by Massive Fly Ash Application to Mine Spoils”
F. Ziaie, S. Peng, and P. Lin “Similitude Model Experiments to Detect Mine Cavities”
P. Lin, D. Dutta, and S. Peng “Highwall Stability Analysis on a PC”
J. Schueck “Using a Magnetometer for Investigating Underground Coal Mine Fires, Burning Coal, Refuse Banks, and for Locating AMD Source Areas on Surface Mines”
T. Ackman “Locating and Abating Sources of Acid Mine Drainage at Reclaimed Strip Mines”
B. Maynard “Distribution and Characteristics of Outcrop Fires in Horizontal Strata in Eastern and Western Coal Provinces”
N. Robinson “Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation – Unique Projects in West Virginia”
M. Koopman and R. Rash “A Case Study of a Large Open Pit Uranium AML Project: Gas Hills, Wyoming”
J. Jones and R. Chaiken “Fire Diagnostic Simulation for Burning Coal Waste Banks”
L. Dalverny, R. Chaiken, and A. Kim “Mine Fire Diagnostics in Abandoned Bituminous Coal Mines”
A. Kim and R. Chaiken “Relative Self-heating Tendencies of Coal, Carbonaceous Shales and Coal Refuse”
C. Johnson and J. Skousen “Tree Species Composition, Canopy Coverage, and Importance on Several AML Sites in Northern West Virginia”
R. Hutnik and H. Hughes “Revegetation of Abandoned Mine Lands in Pennsylvania with Containerized Seedlings and Soil Amendments”
P. Cagnetta and E. Jencks “An Evaluation of Lime Requirement Tests on Pyritic Minesoils”
G. Demuro, E. Jencks, and D. Hindal “Survival and Growth of Bigtooth Aspen on Acidic Surface-Mine Soils as Influenced by Pisolithus tinctorius and Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilization”
W. Sopper and E. Seaker “Long-term Effects of a Single Application of Municipal Sludge on Abandoned Mine Land”
R. Hedin and E. Hedin “Stimulation of Aspen Establishment on Unreclaimed Mine Spoils”
W. H. Davidson “Wildflowers for Reclamation”
F. Bagley and C. Lyons “Constructing Treatment Wetlands – Maryland’s Experience”
L. Emerson “Mining and Reclamation at Hobet Mining, Inc.”
J. Buck, R. Houston, and W. Beimborn “Direct Seeding of Anthracite Refuse Using Coal Fly Ash as a Major Soil Amendment”
A. Stiller, E. Leluika, T. Rymer, and W. Hart “Electrolytic Control of AMD”
W. Cunningham “Overview of Long-term Effects of Surface Mining on the Ground-water Levels and Quality in Two Small Watersheds in Eastern Ohio”
R. Weider, M. Linton, and K. Heston “Using Laboratory Mesocosms to Evaluate the Potential Effectiveness of Constructed Wetlands for Acid Mine Drainage Treatment”

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