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Characterization, Cleanup, and Revitalization of Mining Sites

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Upcoming Internet Seminars

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Biomining '21
    June 21-22, 2021 | Falmouth, Cornwall, UK

    Conference includes papers on bioremediation applications to treat, prevent, and predict acid mine drainage, metal recovery from wastes etc.

  • Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference
    August 22-26, 2021 | Fairmont, Montana

    Conference sponsored by Montana Tech University includes presentations on site characterization, water treatment, reclamation, and pit lakes.

  • NAAMLP 42nd Annual Conference
    September 12-15, 2021 | Lake Tahoe, Nevada

    The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Program (NAAMLP) conference originally scheduled for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. Suggested topics for technical sessions include AMD characterization and treatment, beneficial use of waste materials, revegetation and reforestation, and case studies.

  • San Juan Mining and Reclamation Conference
    September 23-24, 2021 | Telluride, Colorado

    Conference will explore changing approaches to mining and reclamation work with a focus on efforts to incorporate the arts and humanities into the design and execution of projects, including community input on project design, incorporating art installations into reclamation work, preserving historic structures for modern uses, and nontraditional funding opportunities.

  • Joint Conference with the West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force and the WV Water Research Institute
    September 28-29, 2021

    This conference will discuss new developments in mine drainage research, treatment and control practices.

  • International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD)
    September 2022 | Brisbane, Australia

    This meeting has been postponed to September 2022. Check back here as more information becomes available.

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Archived Internet Seminars, Videos, and Courses

Visit these links for copies of the presentation materials.

 CLU-IN Mining Sites Webinar Series

Other CLU-IN Webinars

 Workshops on Hardrock Mine Geochemistry and Hydrology

EPA's Region 10, ORD, and OSRTI hosted a three-part workshop series on hardrock mine geochemistry and hydrology in 2013. The goals included enhancing participants' understanding of the key issues regarding water chemistry predictions, identifying potential sources of contamination from mine sites, and describing practices to mitigate or reclaim facilities to protect natural resources. Presenters included experts from EPA Headquarters, Regions, and ORD; the U.S. Geological Survey; and the U.S. Forest Service. The workshops were open to all agencies, tribes, consultants, and the general public, and are now archived and available for streaming. Supplementary materials and resources provided by the instructors are also available for download below.

Workshop 1 - Evaluating Water Chemistry Predictions at Hardrock Mine Sites

   » Detailed presentation descriptions and full archive


Workshop 2 - Mining Influenced Waters - Pathways for Off-Site Releases

   » Detailed presentation descriptions and full archive

Workshop 3 - Sampling, Monitoring and Remediation at Mine Sites

   » Detailed presentation descriptions and full archive


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