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Effects of surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources of the United States

Willard M. Spaulding

Effects of surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources of the United States

by Willard M. Spaulding

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Published by U.S. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wildlife conservation -- United States.,
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 47.

      Statementa special report by Willard M. Spaulding, Jr., and Ronald D. Ogden.
      SeriesUnited States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife. Resource publication ;, 68, Resource publication (United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife) ;, 68.
      ContributionsOgden, Ronald D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS914 .A3 no. 68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 51 p.
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4065276M
      LC Control Number79603173

      Perhaps the most significant impact of a mining is, its effects on water resources. The impact of mining on surface and groundwater is due to spill/tailing, erosion, sedimentation, acid mine. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is announcing a final rule to revise existing regulations governing the management of non-federal oil and gas activities on National Wildlife Refuge System lands. The final rule will implement a higher and more consistent level of protection for Refuge System resources and uses from the effects of.

      The metal mining annually produces more toxic waste by volume than any other industry in the United States. In , the metal mining industry reported billion pounds of toxics emitted to air, water, and land or 45 percent of all industry-emitted toxics.   A second edition of the Gold & Fish pamphlet was updated on J with specific guidance for self-contained equipment. Gold and Fish pamphlet. Mineral prospecting and placer mining activities in or near water qualify as hydraulic projects and require a permit (Chapter RCW).

      MINING. Unsustainable and destructive mining practices have had a serious impact on the environment, ecosystems and human health since the industry's inception. Hardrock mining releases more toxic substances — such as mercury, arsenic, lead and cyanide — than any other industry in the United States. Division of Mineral Resources Management Managing the environmental and safety aspects of the coal and industrial minerals mining industries while protecting citizens, land, and water resources. GET IN TOUCH.


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Effects of surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources of the United States by Willard M. Spaulding Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Effects of surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources of the United States. [Willard M Spaulding; Ronald D Ogden; United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.] -- This report makes available fish and wildlife data obtained in connection with the special study, authorized by Public Lawrelating to surface mining in the United States.

Get this from a library. Effects of surface mining in fish and Wildlife in Appalachia. [Joseph A Boccardy; Willard M Spaulding; United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.] -- This report on the effects of strip and surface mining on the fish and wildlife of eight Appalachian States is based in part on observations made during a tour of strip and surface mine areas.

This report on the effects of strip and surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources in eight Appalachian States is based in part on observation made during a tour of strip and surface mined area by the authors, as members of a team of specialist from six Federal agencies. Surface mining has caused extensive damage to fish and wildlife habitats and populations.

Effects of surface mining on the fish and wildlife resources of the United States: Series title: Resource Publication: Series number: Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service: Description: iv, 51 p. Google Analytic Metrics: Metrics page. Get this from a library. Effects of surface mining on fish and wildlife in Appalachia: a special report. [Joseph A Boccardy; Willard M Spaulding; United States. Department of the Interior.; U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service.; United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.]. Surface Mining is done all over the United States and this causes growing concerns about the impact on the environment.

West Virginia is one of the leading coal mining states in the USA and the environmental debate has never been stronger.

There have been battles fought and protest marches to raise awareness for environmental impacts of coal mining. Effects Of Mining On The Environment Words | 5 Pages.

Effects of Mining Yu Bo Introduction The effects of mining to the environment include formation of sinkholes, erosion and sedimentation, groundwater, loss of biodiversity or habitat modification, soil contamination, surface water by mining chemicals, acid mine drainage creation, fugitive dust emissions.

Deforestation due to mining leads to the disintegration of biomes and contributes to the effects of erosion. In situ leach (ISL) mining ISL mining has environmental and safety advantages over conventional mining in that the ore body is dissolved and then pumped out, leaving minimal surface disturbance and no tailings or waste rock (World.

Mining occurs in every state for a variety of natural resources – such as coal, precious metals, pebbles, sand and salt. Mining disrupts the environment around it, Daniel said. It can add sediments and chemicals to rivers, alter the flow of streams, lead to fewer forests in headwaters, and compact soil - all of which can change fish habitats.

The mining of coal in the eastern United States has had significant effects on wildlife populations and their habitats. The extraction of coal by various means (deep mining, longwall mining, contour mining, area mining, or mountaintop removal mining with valley fill) has a. The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA) of the United States was enacted Ma to protect fish and wildlife when federal actions result in the control or modification of a natural stream or body of water.

The Act provides the basic authority for the involvement of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) in evaluating impacts to fish and wildlife. or mercury that are harmful to fish, wildlife and humans.

Many also leak acid into waterways, killing almost every living thing downstream. The United States has yet to address the impacts of mining in any comprehensive way. Most mining operations are governed by the General Mining Law, which has not been amended or updated since The.

concentrations, effects, and current recommendations for the protection of living resources. The United States is the major producer of boron compounds and supplies about 70% of the annual global demand. Although boron is ubiquitous in the environment, human activities such as mining, coal burning.

The report describes a state-of-the-art overview on surface mining in the eastern United States and the fish/wildlife relationships; best methods for measuring mining impacts; the effects of mining on the biota; mined land reclamation techniques for fish/wildlife benefits; and opportunities for improving fish/wildlife habitat on mined lands.

Symposium on Surface Mining and Fish/Wildlife Needs in the Eastern United States ( Morgantown, W. Va.). Surface mining and fish/wildlife needs in the eastern United States.

[Washington]: The Service: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Material Type. Get this from a library. Surface mining and fish/wildlife needs in the Eastern United States: proceedings of a symposium, Dec., Morgantown, West Virginia.

[David E Samuel; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.; West Virginia University.;]. Mining activities are the integral part of societal development. However, the mitigation of mine impacted environmental and social issues warrant a corrective action supported by. Mining is an inherently destructive industry, and the mining effects of even a single operation can have a severe impact on the environment and the wildlife that lives nearby.

Although there are some regulations in place that are intended to minimize the damage, they are not enough to allow mining and wildlife to exist in harmony, especially in. @article{osti_, title = {Effects of surface mining on aquatic resources in North America}, author = {Starnes, L B and Gasper, D C}, abstractNote = {Surface mining is highly visible land use because it temporarily eliminates surface vegetation and can permanently change topography as with mountain-top removal and valley fill operations.

The document said harmful impacts are not anticipated on subsistence fish and wildlife resources, commercial fishing or water quality. "Overall, impacts to fish and wildlife. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency of the US federal government within the US Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural mission of the agency is "working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the .The Second Edition of the Gold and Fish pamphlet replaces all previous editions and will remain valid until the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) publishes a new edition The rules contained in it were developed to protect fish and their habitats This pamphlet serves as your Hydraulic Project Approval.

As most residents of West Virginia are aware, coal mining is not only a major contributor to West Virginia's economy, it is also one of the primary sources of electricity in the United States.

Coal mining can also result in a number of environmental impacts. Coal mining includes underground mining and surface mining activities.