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Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water.

Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water, of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, June 21, 2000 on S. 1787, a bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve water quality on abandoned or inactive mined land.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Abandoned mined land reclamation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Acid mine drainage -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 106-955
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E63 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 119 p. ;
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3597952M
      LC Control Number2002320666
      OCLC/WorldCa49344083

      Wow, we’re deep in the Summer of Break – I hope your time has been productive but still restful! For inexpensive chemistry lab ideas to expand your repertoire, buy my lab book Chemistry on a Budget for $23 at or Chemistry on a Budget contains several labs that are great for the beginning of the school year! Topics used include Significant Figures, Density (2 labs. Supporters of voluntary "Good Samaritan" cleanups at abandoned hardrock mines are considering a narrow bill to authorize a handful of pilot projects where participating parties could be exempt from potential liability, an approach intended to help "prove the concept" after past efforts failed to provide broader liability relief, an informed source says.

        The EPA has been piloting Good Samaritan cleanup projects for over a decade and on December 6th, Colorado lawmakers Congressman Scott Tipton and Senator Cory Gardner introduced the Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of in the U.S. Senate and the House, the most recent in a long list of well over a dozen proposed. Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing Good Samaritan EPA’s Good Samaritan Initiative is an Agency-wide effort to facilitate the cleanup of certain watersheds affected by orphan mine sites by encouraging the efforts of certain non-liable parties (“Good Samaritans”) who are willing to .

      Interim Guidance: CERCLA Administrative Tools for Good Samaritans at Orphan Mine Sites Memorandum to assist the Regions in the implementation of the Good Samaritan Initiative and focuses on administrative tools developed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund).   Colorado delegation poised to introduce good Samaritan mine cleanup bill The toxic spill at the Gold King Mine near Silverton in August has spurred .


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Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act. June 1, J that discourage parties from remediating waste discharges from abandoned mine sites. The disincentive stems from the fact that, pursuant to the CWA, any party that in any way affects a discharge becomes fully responsible in perpetuity Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act book meet the.

The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals. During the earliest days of Handbook development, Mike Bishop of EPA Region 8 lead the effort to develop a Superfund Mine Waste Reference Document for EPA project managers working on mine.

Good Samaritan abandoned or inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water, of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate; One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session; J ; on S.a bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve water quality on abandoned or inactive mined land.

Good Samaritan Abandoned or Inactive Mine Waste Remediation Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water, of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, J on S.a bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve water quality on abandoned or inactive mined land.

Abandoned Mine Land Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (PDF) ( pp, MB) EPA/B August Publications on Mining Waste Management in Indian Country (PDF) (16 pp, K) Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.

EPA/B July Decem Coyote Gulch California Gulch, Colorado Water, General Mining Act ofS. and H.R.Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Remediation Act ofS. Good Samaritan Cleanup of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act ofS. Clean Water Restoration Act, S, Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act ofSuperfund.

Cleanup at Abandoned Hardrock Mines: Issues Raised by “Good Samaritan” Legislation in the th Congress Summary In the th Congress, several bills were introduced to address the legacy of pollution from inactive and abandoned hardrock mines (IAMs) that degrades the environment throughout the United States, particularly in the West.

The Environmental Protection Agency has estimated. 7 mine site’’ means an abandoned or inactive 8 mine site and any facility associated with an 9 abandoned or inactive mine site— 10 (i) that was used for the production of 11 a mineral other than coal; and 12 (ii) for which, despite reasonable and 13 diligent efforts under the circumstances by 14 the Good Samaritan to the satisfaction of.

Cleanup at Abandoned Mines: Issues In “Good Samaritan” Legislation Congressional Research Service Summary On August 5,an accidental spill from the Gold King Mine, a long-abandoned gold mine site in Colorado, released an estimated three million gallons of acid mine drainage (AMD) wastewater into a tributary of the Animas Size: KB.

Shown Here: Introduced in Senate (08/01/) Good Samaritan Cleanup of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act of - Encourages the partial or complete remediation of inactive and abandoned mine sites for the public good by good samaritans (defined as individuals or entities who had no role in the creation of the historic mine residue or any resulting environmental pollution and are not legally.

Shown Here: Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (09/27/) Cleanup of Inactive and Abandoned Mines Act - (Sec. 2) Includes among purposes of this Act to: (1) encourage the partial or complete remediation of inactive or abandoned mine sites for the public good by Good Samaritans; (2) provide appropriate protections for such Good Samaritans under applicable environmental laws; (3) ensure.

H.R. (th). To facilitate the reclamation of abandoned hardrock mines, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. A draft of the Good Samaritan Cleanup of Orphan Mines Act was released on Tuesday by U.S.

Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO). The legislation is designed in a manner that allows Good Read more. S. (th). A bill to facilitate the remediation of abandoned hardrock mines, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. as the Gold King Mine waste into the Animas River from occurring. Beginning with the Hardrock Mining Act and flowing through to the Clean Water Act, this paper will address the current state of mining laws and abandoned mines in the United States, identify the pressing issues, and.

The ability of Good Samaritans to recycle mine waste was a point of contention with the failed Good Samaritan Watershed Act. Opponents of the legislation criticized provisions allowing Good Samaritans to be shielded from liability while, at the same time, profiting from remediation by engaging in the types of operations that led to the.

(d) Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards ActThe act of (P.L.4, No.2), known as the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act, does not apply to reclamation projects or water pollution abatement projects. Wow, we’re deep in the Summer of Break – I hope your time has been productive but still restful.

For inexpensive chemistry lab ideas to expand your repertoire, buy my lab book Chemistry on a Budget for $23 at or Chemistry on a Budget contains several labs that are great for the beginning of the school year.

Topics used include Significant Figures, Density (2 labs. cleanup of legacy mines – both inactive and abandoned mine lands (AMLs) – across our Nation. One way to accomplish this goal is through the development of Good Samaritan legislation that will create a framework for private and public parties to voluntarily cleanup the environmental problems associated with legacy mines without.

Lastly, a permitting authority may issue a permit to a Good Samaritan to carry out cleanup of an abandoned mine land (coal or non-coal), which would exempt them from strict Clean Water Act policies.

The term Good Samaritan is defined as “any person that did not participate in any way in the creation of, or activities that caused, any historic.

The project was guided by the Inactive/Abandoned Mines Advisory Committee of the WGA Mine Waste Task Force.1 The WGA Mine Waste Task Force2 has been involved in a cooperative effort with the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency to develop a program under the Resource Recovery and Conservation Act to regulate mine waste.Water Pollution Control Act to im-prove water quality on abandoned or inactive mined land; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

GOOD SAMARITAN ABANDONED OR INACTIVE MINE WASTE REMEDIATION ACT Mr. BAUCUS. Mr. President, I rise to introduce a bill, for myself, Senator CAMPBELL, and Senator DASCHLE.

This bill will address one of our.Good Samaritan Protection to Enhance Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup Finding a Path Forward Ap – Colorado School of Mines The Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, in conjunction with the Colorado School of Mines and Trout Unlimited, presents the Summit: Good Samaritan Protection to Enhance Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup -- Finding a Path Forward, to be held on the Colorado.