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Assessment of impacts from the Ruttan Mine Site upon downstream waterways

D. J. Green

Assessment of impacts from the Ruttan Mine Site upon downstream waterways

by D. J. Green

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Published by Manitoba Environment in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementD.J. Green and A.E. Beck.
SeriesAQUAMIN collection -- Study no. 359.
ContributionsBeck, A. E.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22174151M

Assessment methods include solid-phase microextraction for hydrophobic chemicals and sequential extraction procedures for metals. 3. Evidence for chemical or biological transformations to less toxic forms. Here, a wide spectrum of methods for assessment and prognosis are available for contaminated sediments (Apitz et al. ). The last river site was approximately km downstream of the last steel mill outfall. Planktonic and benthic macroinvertebrate data were col- lected at each site only once. Ambient water samples from these sites were tested only once with the 7-d larval fathead minnow and Ceriodaphnia toxicity tests; effluents were not ://?Dockey=

Another site that utilized the selective removal and off-site disposal alternative was the Deer Trail mine. At this site, mine tailings had been dumped down a hillside. The steepness of the slope limited access except by the extended reach of an excavator (Fig. 9), and the road had proved too difficult for normal dump trucks to negotiate As a result, channel degradation propagated upstream for kilometers. Downstream of Martinez Hill and within the limits of the city of Tucson, the rate of downcutting is most likely influenced by urbanization of the floodplain. Channel bed degradation has been monitored at the site of a bridge (Aldridge and Eychaner, ).

Mine Scenarios Basic Elements of the Mine Scenarios Location Mining Processes Transportation Corridor Specific Mine Scenarios Mine Scenario Footprints Water Balance Closure and Post-Closure Site Management Mine Pit Tailings Storage Facilities 6 ?Dockey=   The dam is seepage along the length of the cross-section, downstream length L = m (seepage flow occurs at the dam muscle); Through assessment of geological documents, dam were leaked through layer 2, from elevation + m to elevation of + m along the length of the downstream dam structure, has permeability coefficient K=(cm/s   Web view.


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Assessment of impacts from the Ruttan Mine Site upon downstream waterways by D. J. Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jadwiga Szczepańska, Irena Twardowska, in Waste Management Series, III Mining waste sources and amounts. Mining waste is the high-volume material that originates from the processes of excavation, dressing and further physical and chemical processing of wide range of metalliferous and non-metalliferous minerals by opencast and deep shaft :// Landscape-scale impacts produced from mining, both chemical and physical, may resist reclamation efforts, leading to the slow regrowth of vegetation on reclaimed mine lands and tailings piles (LeClerc and Wiersma ).

Additionally, no federal law requires remediation of mines closed beforeand those mines, processing facilities, and Evans () used a runoff coefficient ofbased on catchment measurements reported in Duggan () for the natural land surface in the vicinity of Ranger mine to assess site rehabilitation For instance, AMD from the Dabaoshan mine site in Guangdong Province has caused the degradation of the downstream aquatic ecosystem [16] and the surface water of a mining area in Shandong Province On-site and downstream surface runoff effects would be expected to vary depending upon whether mining is underground, surface, or some combination of the two.

As a result of its smaller land surface footprint, underground mining would have the advantage of causing lesser impacts on surface water hydrology both off-site and ://   Next, the impacts from the extraction (coal mine versus oil well), transport (rail versus pipeline), etc. need to be considered in any proper decision.

Thus, the best way to consider the impacts of energy production, distribution and transport is to employ a life cycle analysis (LCA). Such analyses are only as good as the assumptions and data ://   1. Introduction. Approximately × 10 9 people live in regions where groundwater is being overexploited (Gleeson et al., ) and an estimated 4 × 10 9 people live in regions that are exposed to water scarcity for at least 1 month per year (Mekonnen and Hoekstra, ).Over the past two decades, these types of pressures have led to the development of approaches to quantify the water This information would inform an assessment of the impacts of mine affected water discharges on the hydrology and water quality of Theresa Creek, Gordonstone Creek and the Nogoa River, as well as subsequent impacts on dependent ecosystems and other downstream users of surface water   Web view.

2 days ago  Dargues Reef, part of the km2 Majors Creek Gold Project situated approximately 60km southwest of Canberra, just north of the village of Majors holds % of the project since its purchase of Cortona Resources in early Currently under development, Dargues Reef will comprise an underground decline mine, a run-of-mine pad, temporary waste rock emplacement, crushing facility This assessment should include expected quantity, quality, frequency and timing of discharges, together with assessment of the likely impacts and any proposed mitigation measures (such as water treatment).

As discharges may present an ongoing local erosion risk, the potential impacts of this on downstream water quality also require   Web view. Risk Assessment: No Failure Abundance and Distribution of Fish in Watersheds Draining the Mine Site Fish Distribution Spawning Salmon Abundance Juvenile Salmon and Resident Fish Abundance Habitat Modification Habitat Lost or Blocked in the Mine Footprint Effects of Downstream ?Dockey= downstream of the mine discharge, with data from to early and very detailed regular observations from April This figure clearly shows that salinity levels are highly elevated below the mine and at site LDP are generally in the range to µS/cm.

Such levels are indicative of   We introduce the new concept of embodied energy injustices in order to encourage integrative, systemic, transboundary assessment of the global implications and responsibility of energy-policy decisions.

Embodied energy injustices reframe considerations of energy justice to explicitly consider hidden and distant injustices (upstream or downstream) arising from the extraction, The sole downstream monitoring site used to determine potential impacts of mine discharge was located well downstream of the licenced discharge point and could be affected by discharge from other activities.

As a result, the proponent’s conclusions regarding the lack of downstream impacts   Web view. The assessment analyzes mine scenarios that reflect the expected characteristics of mine operation at the Pebble deposit.

It is intended to provide a baseline for understanding potential impacts of mine development, not just at the Pebble deposit but throughout the Nushagak and Kvichak River ://?Dockey=   The United States of America (USA) has one of the most heavily dammed river systems in the world.More t existing “large” dams are documented in the latest National Inventory of Dams (NID) maintained by the Army Corps of does not include an estimated 2, or more smaller dams that do not meet the NID criteria for inclusion in the inventory (high or   “ Consideration should be given to mine operation dams being redesigned to contain a larger storm event (one in 1, year average recurrence interval) to minimise the potential for downstream water quality and ecological impacts.

“Further assessment is recommended to gauge the extent of water interaction within the extraction ://   The assessment of the Project’s impacts on water resources incorporates the cumulative impacts of The proposed land-based offsets and focus on ecological rehabilitation of the mine site builds upon the adverse effects on water quality from mining operations to downstream waterways.

Whitehaven has committed to retaining all mine water / The proponent’s assessment against the Significant Impact on Water Resources Guidelines is based on the assessment of impacts to groundwater dependent ecosystems (GDEs), groundwater drawdown and depressurisation, and impacts to groundwater quality (described in HydroSimulations () in sectionsand respectively)  Web view.

The impacts of dams upon natural ecosystems, particularly on rivers, have been profound, complex, varied, multiple and far-reaching (WCD, ).

Changes in water quality of rivers due to the construction of dams have been recorded in literature (Petts, ; Hart et al., ). Seepage of leachate from the landfill site into Densu must be monitored to ensure the quality of River Densu especially when it is being used as a drinking water source by downstream communities.

LIST OF TABLES. Table Mean concentration, SD and range of arsenic in the River water. Table Mean concentration, SD and range of lead in the Manganese and aluminum concentrations were also substantially higher in the up-dip mine. A regional assessment of the relationship between mine-discharge quality and mine-sealing techniques provides some evidence of improve- ment in water quality as a result of the use of the most common sealing techniques (Bucek and Emel, ).?Dockey=These creeks flowing downstream of the mine drain into the St.

Paul River, which is the primary water source for the mine and is located approximately 10 km northwest of the mine. On the 18th of Novembera total of six L grab water samples, four (4) from surface water (SP1-SP4) and two (2) from ground water (SP5-SP6).