2013 Symposium Papers

2013 West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium Papers

Ramada Inn, Morgantown, WV
March 26-27, 2013

2013 Symposium Program [.docx 585 kb]


OSM Update on Mining, Reclamation and AMD – Presentation [.pdf 1.2mb] Joe Pizarchik, Tom Shope, and Roger Calhoun, Office of Surface Mining, Washington, DC

The Appalachian Research Initiative on Environmental Science (ARIES): An Update – Presentation [.pdf 1.5mb] Paper [.docx 28kb] John Craynon and Michael Karmis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Comparative Analysis of Treatment Reagents at Two Pennsylvania Mine Sites: Case Studies of H2O2 versus Hydrated Lime and H2O2 versus NaOH – Presentation [.pdf 2.9mb] Paper [.doc 1.1mb] Brent Means, OSMRE, Harrisburg, PA

Predicting TDS Release from Overburden – Presentation [.pdf 2.2mb] Abstract [.doc 15kb] Lee Daniels, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Chloride-TDS Reduction Strategy for Operating Mines in Northern West Virginia [.pdf 1mb] John Owsiany, CONSOL Energy, Canonsburg, PA

Potential Breakthroughs to Underground Mines from Slurry Impoundments – Presentation [.pdf 1.1mb] Paper [.pdf 1mb] Peter Michael, OSMRE, Pittsburgh, PA

2012-13 Legislative Issues on Mining, Reclamation and Water Quality – Presentation [.pdf 1.7mb] Jason Bostic, West Virginia Coal Association, Charleston, WV

In-Situ Treatment of Selenium – Lysimeter Study – Presentation [.pdf 1.4mb] Abstract [.docx 17kb] Paul Ziemkiewicz and Joe Donovan, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Selenium Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms – Presentation [.pdf 1mb] Abstract [.docx 16kb] Mindy Armstead, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

TDS Evolution from Valley Fills – Presentation [.pdf 1.7mb] Abstract [.doc 265kb] Terry Potter and John McDaniel, Arch – Coal Mac, Logan, WV

Update of Selenium Treatment with Bio-reactors at Arch-Birch River – Presentation [.pdf 2.9mb] Abstract [.doc 25kb] Al Meek, Keith O’Dell, and Ben Faulkner, Conestoga, Arch – Birch River, Bratton Farms, Lexington, KY

Three-Year Case Study with Selenium Treatment – Abstract [.docx 33kb] Tom Rutkowski, Golder Associates, Denver, CO

Status of West Virginia Mining and Reclamation – Presentation [.pdf 150kb] Tom Clarke, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Charleston, WV

Lasting Impacts of Off-line Periods in Lime-Dosed Streams – Ohio – Presentation [.pdf 2mb] Paper [.pdf 500kb] Natalie Kruse, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Estimating Water Quality Trends in Abandoned Coal Mine Pools – Presentation [.pdf 1.9mb] Paper [.pdf 650kb] Eric Perry, Office of Surface Mining, Pittsburgh, PA

Multi-Metric Index for Stream Assessment and Mitigation – Presentation [.pdf 822kb] Abstract [.docx 14kb] Todd Petty, WVU, Morgantown, WV

Micro-Hydroelectric Power Facility Using Mine Water – Presentation [.pdf 1.9mb] Paper [.pdf 1.8mb] Tim Danehy, Biomost, Inc., Mars, PA

Sulfate-Reducing Bioreactor – Tabb-Simco Wetland, OH – Presentation [.pdf 1.9mb] Paper [.docx 1mb] Paul Behum, OSMRE, Alton, IL