2014 Symposium Papers

2014 West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium Papers

Ramada Inn, Morgantown, WV
March 25-26, 2014

2014 Symposium Program, Abstracts & Papers, Attendees List [.pdf 3.9mb]

Remembering Bruce Leavitt [YouTube video]


Status of West Virginia Mining and Reclamation – Presentation [.pdf 14mb] Lewis Halstead, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Charleston, WV

An Update of the Appalachian Research Initiative on Environmental Science (ARIES) – Presentation [.pdf .5mb] Paper [.pdf 52kb] John Craynon, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Stream Restoration and Mitigation: Requirements of the Army Corps of Engineers – Presentation [.pdf 1.9mb] Jessica Yeager, Potesta and Assoc., Charleston, WV

Stream Restoration Remediation – Designing MTMs to Maximize On-site Stream Reconstruction –Presentation [.pdf 18.7mb] Paper [.pdf 50kb] Leslie Hopkinson and John Quaranta, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Appalachian Ecosystem Restoration: Stream Restoration Techniques – Presentation [.pdf 1.7mb] Paper [.pdf 62kb] Nathan Ober, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., Bridgeport, WV

Predicting TDS Release from Overburden – Presentation [.pdf 6mb] Paper [.pdf 72kb] Zenah Orndorff, Lee Daniels, Jeff Skousen and Louis McDonald, Virginia Tech and West Virginia University, Blacksburg, VA and Morgantown, WV

2013-14 Legislative Issues on Mining, Reclamation and Water Quality – Presentation [.pdf 3mb] Jason Bostic, West Virginia Coal Association, Charleston, WV

Selenium Treatment with Iron Oxides at a Surface Mine in WV – Presentation [.pdf 2.7mb] Paper [.pdf 55kb] Paul Ziemkiewicz and Joe Donovan, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Use of Sulfate-Reducing Mussel Shell Reactors in New Zealand for Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage – Presentation [.pdf 28mb] Paper [.pdf 525kb] Dave Trumm and James Ball, CRL Energy Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

Mine Water Treatment Options for Meeting Selenium Regulatory Limits – Presentation [.pdf 4.6mb] Paper [.pdf 52kb] Tom Rutkowski, Rachel Hanson and Kevin Conroy Golder, Golder Associates, Inc., Lakewood, CO

Successful Aluminum Treatment: Results of Field Trials – Presentation [.pdf 2mb] Paul Ziemkiewicz and Tom He, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Factors Influencing Water Discharges from Pennsylvania Underground Coal Mine Pools –Presentation [.pdf 22mb] Paper [.pdf 63kb] Anthony Iannacchione, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Improvements in Fish Populations of Cheat Lake and Cheat River Due to AMD Remediation and Treatment – Presentation [.pdf 2mb] Paper [.pdf 59kb] Frank Jernejcic, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Fairmont, WV

Zeo… What??? – Presentation [.pdf 1.7mb] Paper [.pdf 2mb] Tiff Hilton, J. Campbell, D. Eyde, J. McEnaney, WOPEC, Lewisburg, WV

Physicochemical and Microbiological Mechanisms of Metals Removal During Passive Mine Water Treatment at Low and Circumneutral pH – Presentation [.pdf 14.2mb] Paper [.pdf 55kb] Devin Sapsford, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

Solving Mine Water Problems with Peat-based Sorption Media – Presentation [.pdf 25mb] Paper [.pdf 64kb] Paul Eger, Global Minerals Engineering, Hibbing, MN

Passive Bioremediation of Mining Influenced Water Using Sulfate Reducing Bioreactors – Presentation [.pdf 4.8mb] Paper [.pdf 47kb] Ilsu Lee, Linda Figueroa, Erick Weiland, and Dan Ramey, Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold, Oro Valley, AZ