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Our #AMLProjectoftheWeek is the Horse Branch project in Grundy. Runoff from historic mining eroded a wooded area near homes. An #AbandonedMineLand grant of $143,766 resulted in a concrete ditch and vegetation to prevent future issues. #ourworksnotdone @OSMRE https://t.co/dGVc89SI4t
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Scientists are working to increase sagebrush growth & make it thrive. @sciencefriday talks about that need: https://t.co/ePozHQg2fY The @Wyoming_DEQ AML division works with @nature_org in Wyoming to the same end. Read more at https://t.co/wefRbMKmxE and https://t.co/jjT1BwUZC0 https://t.co/820aNBo2Td
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Subsidence means the ground near an abandoned mine is shifting because the open mine made the ground unstable. Preventing subsidence is a major goal of Abandoned Mine Land programs. The Bellevue News-Democrat has more information, photos and a video: https://t.co/M8P397lvjp https://t.co/UynVC4fVIA
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An Abandoned Mine Land (AML) project will bring new life to three sites in southwest Virginia. Just in time for Arbor Day, over 20,000 thousand trees will find homes on historic coal mined land. Read more: https://t.co/3WfgNvUxD5 #DMME #ourworksnotdone #ArborDay https://t.co/v2OrmZgWO3
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Here is the 2nd part of a series about AML work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. (We shared the first one too.) This article has some interesting info about a variety of ways they're cleaning up acid mine drainage in Pennsylvania and western Maryland. https://t.co/10MUWWAjLe
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Here is a cool self-written profile of one of the engineers in the New Mexico Abandoned Mine Land Program. Congrats, Meghan! @EmnrdNM We love to see women in STEM careers, and the timing of this publication lines up perfectly with Women's History Month! https://t.co/cP9p2mP63n