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Main Title Cleaning up abandoned hardrock mines in the West : prospecting for a better future /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Limerick, Patricia Nelson,
Publisher Center of the American West, University of Colorado,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 62758544
Subjects Acid mine drainage--Environmental aspects--West (US) ; Mines and mineral resources--Environmental aspects--West (US) ; Abandoned mined lands reclamation--West (US) ; Reclamation of land--West (US) ; United States, West
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD195.M5C54 2005 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/01/2017
EOAM  GB1605.C54 2005 2 copies Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 11/28/2011
Collation 47 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 42-46).
Contents Notes
The West's troubled waters: recognizing the signs and symptoms of a treatable condition -- Information overload, compassion fatigue, and a certain acidity of the soul -- Prescriptions for treating the acidic soul and other worldly ailments -- The earth's biogeochemistry: what is acid mine drainage? -- Why aren't we cleaning up more abandoned mines? -- Looking eastward (!) for solutions and inspiration? -- Prospecting for a better future -- What Congress is trying to do about AMD - What Westerners can do to further the cause of abandoned mine remediation in the West.