23rd Annual Meeting of the ASMR, March 26-30, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri

Table of Contents

International Scope and Programs

Linking the World to Eliminate Acid Rock Drainage
R. Gallinger, A. Fleury
p 623-629

Mend in the 21st Century
G. Tremblay, C. Hogan
p 2133-2141

Addressing Acid Drainage in the Australian Minerals Industry
L. C. Bell
p 90-97

Partnership for Acid Drainage Remediation in Europe(PADRE): Building A Better Future Founded on Research and Best Practice
P. L. Younger, C. Wolkersdorfer, R. J. Bowell, L. Diels
p 2571-2574

Acid Drainage Technology Initiative: Ten Years of Mining Industry, Government Agencies and Academia Collaboration in the Metal and Coal Mining Sectors in the USA
D. J. A. van Zyl, S. Parsons, V. McLemore, R. J. Hornberger
p 2159-2169

Management

Environmental Management Plans: A Key Tool in Ensuring Successful Long-Term Environmental Management at Closed Mine Sites with ML/ARD
K. Bellefontaine, W. Price
p 98-108

Design and Implementation of A Strategic Review of ARD Risk in Rio Tinto
D. G. Richards, R. K. Borden, J. W. Bennett, D. W. Blowes, M. J. Logsdon, S. D. Miller, S. Slater, L. Smith, G. W. Wilson
p 1657-1672

Mine Water Management in European Environmental Policy: An Assessment of Recent Legislative Developments
J. M. Amezaga, P. L. Younger
p 1-12

Application of Risk Management to Abandoned Mine Sites in the Canadian North
M. Nahir, M. van Aanhout, S. Reinecke
p 1358-1370

Mining Legacy

Successfully Lowering the Risks and Costs Associated with the Legacy of the Abandoned Brukunga Pyrite Mine, South Australia
R. Cox, P. Grindley, J. Taylor, S. Pape
p 365-377

Relations Among pH, Sulfate, and Metals Concentrations in Anthracite and Bituminous Coal-Mine Discharges, Pennsylvania
C. A. Cravotta III
p 378-404

Lessons Learned from the U.S. Geological Survey Abandoned Mine Lands Initiative - 1997-2002
B. A. Kimball, S. E. Church, J. M. Besser
p 944-963

Water Quality Evolution in Flooded and Unflooded Coal Mine-Pools
E. F. Perry, H. W. Rauch
p 1565-1582

Water Quality from Above-Drainage Underground Mines Over A 35-Year Period
J. Skousen, L. McDonald, B. Mack, J. Demchak
p 2044-2054

Social, Government-Sustainability Issues

ARD Geochemistry in the Developing World - Dealing with Uncertainty, Regulations and the Need for Characterization of Mine Waste
C. McRae, K. DeVos
p 1250-1257

Application of Geo-Environmental Models to Accelerated EIA and Permitting Processes for an Andean Porphyry Cu-Au Deposit
R. L. Schmiermund, M. C. Lazo, C. C. Parnow
p 1903-1911

Applications of a Global Mineral-Resource Assessment for Addressing Issues of Sustainable Mineral Resource Development
J. M. Hammarstrom, J. A. Briskey, K. J. Schulz, S. G. Peters, W. J. Bawiec
p 703-720

Forestry & Wetlands as Post-Mine Land Uses

Creating Wetlands for Compensatory Mitigation by Reclamation of Iron Mine Tailings Basins at the Republic Mine in Marquette County, Michigan
R. D. Workman, M. P. Owens, C. L. Wolverton, G. J. Goodman
p 2502-2513

Evaluating Forest Productivity on Reclaimed Mine Land in the Western United States
J. T. Harrington, M. W. Loveall
p 721-737

Growth of Three Appalachian Hardwood Species in Different Mine Spoil Types With and Without Topsoil Inoculation
J. M. Showalter, J. A. Burger
p 1976-1999

Surface Mine Reforestation Research: Evaluation of Tree Response to Low Compaction Reclamation Techniques
P. N. Angel, D. H. Graves, C. Barton, R. C. Warner, P. W. Conrad, R. J. Sweigard, C. Agouridis
p 45-58

Carbon Sequestration on Mined Lands Supporting Abandoned Grasslands: Soil Organic Carbon Accumulation and Distribution
B. Y. Amichev, J. A. Burger
p 13-29

Case Studies: Lessons Learned I

Seneca Surface Coal Mines--A 40-Year Case Study in Reclamation Techniques- Triumphs and Failures: Two Studies of Shrub Establishment
R. A. Karo
p 922-935

Long-Term Performance of Vertical Flow Ponds - An Update
A. W. Rose
p 1704-1716

Mine Drainage Challenges From A TO Z In The United States
C. Russell
p 1785-1802

Advances in Development of Bioreactors Applicable to the Treatment of ARD
S. Nordwick, M. Zaluski, B. Park, D. Bless
p 1410-1420

Strategic Planning for ARD Remediation
D. M. Brett
p 282-290

Geochemical and Geotechnical Characteristics of Filter- Pressed Tailings at the Greens Creek Mine, Admiralty Island, Alaska
P. D. Condon, K. G. Lear
p 350-364

Mineral Solubility and Weathering Rate Constraints on Metal Concentrations in Ground Waters of Mineralized Areas Near Questa, New Mexico
D. K. Nordstrom, R. B. McCleskey
p 1383-1399

Treatment I

Properties of Treatment Sludge During Sedimentation and Consolidation Tests
L. Pedroni, J. Dromer, M. Aubertin, G. Kennedy
p 1531-1544

Applications of Biological H2S Production from Elemental Sulfur in the Treatment of Heavy Metal Pollution including Acid Rock Drainage
M. Bratty, R. Lawrence, D. Kratochvil, B. Marchant
p 271-281

Case Studies of Costs and Longevities of Alkali-Based Water-Treatment Plants for ARD
K. A. Morin, N. M. Hutt
p 1333-1344

Utilizing Industrial Wastes and Alterative Reagents to Treat Acidic Drainage
J. Zinck, W. Griffith
p 2618-2631

Passive Treatment of A Cyanide and Arsenic Laden Process Water at the RPM Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
T. R. Wildeman, A. P. Pinto, L. A. Tondo, L. A. Alves
p 2377-2384

Challenges of Passive Treatment of Metal Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt(Southern Spain) Preliminary Studies
T. S. Rötting, R. C. Thomas, C. Ayora, J. Carrera
p 1753-1767

Microbiology of Sulfate-Reducing Passive Treatment Systems
A. Pruden, L. P. Pereyra, S. R. Hiibel, L. Y. Inman, N. Kashani, K. F. Reardon, D. Reisman
p 1620-1631

AMD Treatment in New Zealand - Use of Small-scale Passive Systems
D. A. Trumm, M. Watts, P. Gunn
p 2142-2158

Characterization I: In the Field - Case Studies

Geochemical Controls on Waste-Rock Dump Seepage Chemistry at Several Porphyry Mines in the Canadian Cordilleran
S. Day, B. Rees
p 439-456

What's Weathering? Mineralogy and Field Leach Studies in Mine Waste, Leadville and Montezuma Mining Districts, Colorado
S. F. Diehl, P. L. Hageman, K. S. Smith
p 507-527

Geochemistry and Hydrogeology of Acid Mine Drainage in the Great Falls-Lewistown Coal Field, Montana
C. H. Gammons, T. E. Duaime, W. S. Botsford, S. R. Parker, T. Grant
p 630-647

Geostatistical Modeling of Acid Rock Prediction Uncertainty
M. E. Rossi
p 1717-1727

Mineralogical and Geochemical Characterization of Ni-Cu Sulfide Tailings, Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
N. V. Sidenko, B. L. Sherriff, J. VanGulck
p 2011-2029

Geochemistry and Mineralogy of the Quiulichcha Tailings Impoundment from the Polymetallic Z-Pb-(Ag-Bi-Cu) Deposit Cerro de Pasco, Peru
C. Wade, B. Dold, L. Fontboté
p 2198-2206

Hyperspectral Sensing of Acid Mine Drainage - Two Colorado Case Studies
P. L. Hauff, D. C. Peters, D. W. Coulter, M. A. Sares, D. A. Bird, F. B. Henderson III, E. C. Prosh
p 738-763

Impacts I: Surficial Impacts

Phytostabilization of Fluvial Tailings Deposits in the Clark Fork River Flood Plain
D. R. Neuman, W. M. Schafer
p 1371-1382

Comparison of Dissolved Copper Concentration Trends in two Rivers Receiving ARD from an Inactive Copper Mine(Marinduque Island, Philippines)
C. P. C. David, G. S. Plumlee
p 426-438

Pollution of A River Basin Impacted by Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt(SW Spain)
A. M. Sarmiento, J. M. Nieto, M. Olías, C. R. Cánovas
p 1850-1863

Mercury Discharges from Small Scale Gold Mines in North Sulawesi, Indonesia: Managing a Change from Mercury to Cyanide
A. E. Whitehouse, H. H. Posey, T. D. Gillis, M. B. Long, A. A. S. Mulyan
p 2354-2368

Mine Water Management at the Catchment Scale: Case Studies from North-East England
E. Gozzard, W. M. Mayes, M. I. Morrison, A. P. Jarvis
p 665-674

Integrating Bioavailability Approaches into Waste Rock Evaluations
J. Ranville, E. Blumenstein, M. Adams, L. Choate, K. Smith, T. Wildeman
p 1642-1653

Predicting Toxic Effects of Copper on Aquatic Biota in Mineralized Areas by Using the Biotic Ligand Model
K. S. Smith, J. F. Ranville, M. K. Adams, L. M. Choate, S. E. Church, D. L. Fey, R. B. Wanty, J. G. Crock
p 2055-2078

Impacts on Water Quality and Biota from Natural Acid Rock Drainage in Colorado's Lake Creek Watershed
D. A. Bird, M. A. Sares, G. A. Policky, T. S. Schmidt, S. E. Church
p 158-186

Case Studies: Lessons Learned II

Effects on Element Mobility by the Construction of A Wetland on the Marine Shore Porphyry Copper Tailings Deposit, Bahía De Ite, Peru
N. Diaby, B. Dold, E. Buselli, R. Vicetti
p 498-506

The Marine Shore Porphyry Copper Mine Tailings Deposit at Chañaral, Northern Chile
C. Wisskirchen, B. Dold
p 2480-2489

Long-Term Monitoring of Kidston's "Store/Release" Cover System Over Potentially Acid Forming Waste Rock Piles
D. J. Williams, D. J. Stolberg, N. A. Currey
p 2385-2396

Long Term Acid Rock Drainage(ARD) Management at PT Freeport Indonesia
Y. Rusdinar
p 1774-1784

Case Study on the Remediation of Water Ingress to Old Gold Workings Linked to Active Mining Areas in South Africa
M, Palmer, C. Waygood, I. Lea
p 1483-1494

Characterization of the Waste Rock and Pit Walls at the Jundee Gold Mine Site in Western Australia and Implications for Long-term Issues
S. Shaw, J. Martin, G. Meiers, M. O'Kane, C. Wels
p 1961-1973

Modeling

Geochemical Characterization and Water Quality Prediction at the Antamina Mine
D. Brown, R. Verburg, H. Letient, C. Aranda
p 291-305

Water Migration in Covered Waste Rock, Investigations Using Deuterium as A Tracer
J. R. Marcoline, L. Smith, R. D. Beckie
p 1142-1155

Investigations into the Depth and Rate of Weathering on Witwatersrand Gold Tailings Dam Surfaces as Key Information for Long-Term ARD Risk Assessments
N. Bezuidenhout, P. D. S. Rousseau
p 128-139

Computational Methods for Acid Mine Drainage Management: Simulation of Hydrogeochemical Processes in Abandoned Underground Coal Mines
N. A. S. Kruse, P. L. Younger, V. Kutij
p 966-979

Numerical Simulations of Long Term Unsaturated Flow and Acid Mine Drainage at Waste Rock Piles
O. Fala, J. Molson, M. Aubertin, B. Bussière, R. P. Chapuis
p 582-597

Hydrogeological and Geochemical Characterization of a Waste Rock Pile from a Porphyry Copper Deposit in the Semi-Arid South West USA
I. F. Walder, T. Stein, T. Shelly Jr.
p 2217-2240

Modeling of A Waste Rock Dump Design to Control Acid Rock Drainage at the Svartliden Gold Mine, Northern Sweden
C. M. Linklater, J. W. Bennett, N. Edwards
p 1079-1105

Preliminary Results of the Water Flow Modeling in an Acid Drainage Generating Waste Rock Pile Located at the Uranium Mining Site of Poços de Caldas - Brazil
M. Franklin, H. Fernandes, G. Yeh, J. P. S. de Azevedo
p 611-622

Characterization II: Formation & Process

Protocols Affecting the Reactivity of Mine Waste During Laboratory-Based Kinetic Tests
R. J. Bowell, D. J. Sapsford, M. Dey, K. P. Williams
p 247-270

Antimony Leaching from Stibnite and Complex Ores
Y. T. J. Kwong, A. Pratt, G. Botton
p 993-1006

Laboratory Studies of Sphalerite Decomposition Applications to the Weathering of Mine Wastes and Potential Effects on Water Quality
M. R. Stanton, C. D. Taylor, P. A. Gemery-Hill, W. C. Shanks III
p 2090-2097

Pyrite Oxidation Rates from Humidity Cell Testing of Greenstone Rock
K. A. Lapakko, D. A. Antonson
p 1007-1024

Parametric Study on the Water Content Profiles and Oxidation Rates in Nearly Saturated Tailings Above the Water Table
A-M. Dagenais, M. Aubertin, B. Bussière
p 405-420

Iron Dynamics in Acid Mine Drainage
M. A. Williamson, C. S. Kirby, D. Rimstidt
p 2411-2423

Field Measurements of Surface Gas Fluxes and Surface-Water Conditions for Mine Waste Rock Management
L. K. Kabwe, G. W. Wilson, J. M. Hendry
p 866-884

Natural Iron Hydroxide Precipitates: Their Acid Generation Potential in Ground Water Associated With Tailings
M. Kalin, A. Fyson, G. Meinrath
p 885-901

Impacts: Subsurface Impacts

Groundwater Response to the End of Forty Years of Copper Heap Leach Operations, Bingham Canyon, Utah
R. K. Borden, V. Peacey, B. Vinton
p 214-232

Nickel and Uranium Loading Estimates from A 20-Year Old Waste Rock Pile: A Comparison of Field Estimates and Laboratory Leaching Tests
F. Guerin, R.V Nicholson, L. Smith, R. Beckie
p 676-689

Assessment of Groundwater Impacts at the Historic Mount Morgan Mine Site, Queensland, Australia
C. Wels, L. Findlater, C. McCombe
p 2311-2331

Reactive Transport Modeling of AMD Release and Attenuation at the Fault Lake Tailings Area, Falconbridge, Ontario
C. G. Romano, K. U. Mayer, D. W. Blowes
p 1673-1693

Source Manipulation in Water Bodies of Flooded Underground Mines - Experiences from the Wismut Remediation Program
M. Paul, U. Jenk, J. Meyer, M. Gengnagel
p 1514-1530

Predictions and Reality: Generation of Strongly Net-Acidic Mine Waters Through Flooding of Underground Coal Mine Workings with Limestone Roof Strata, Blenkinsopp Colliery(Northumberland, UK)
P. L. Younger, P. Thorn
p 2542-2557

Modeling of Groundwater Inflow to A Large Open-Pit in Low-Permeability Mountainous Terrain
M. Birch, B. Semmens, L. Smith, D. Banton, N. Hall
p 140-157

Hydrogeologic Characterization of Ground Waters, Mine Pools and the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel, Leadville, Colorado
M. Wireman, J. Gertson, M. Williams
p 2439-2471

Prediction

Advances in Acid Rock Drainage(ARD) Characterization of Mine Wastes
W. A. Stewart, S. D. Miller, R. Smart
p 2098-2119

Short-Term Acid Rock Drainage Characteristics Determined by Paste pH and Kinetic NAG Testing Cypress Prospect, New Zealand
P. A. Weber, J. B. Hughes, L. B. Conner, P. Lindsay, R.St. C. Smart
p 2289-2310

Comparison of Measured and Mineralogically Predicted Values of the Sobek Neutralization Potential for Intrusive Rocks
J. L. Jambor, J. E. Dutrizac, M. Raudsepp
p 820-832

Simulations of the Neutralizing Capacity of Silicate Rocks in Acid Mine Drainage Environments
L. E. Eary, M. A. Williamson
p 564-577

Hydrogeogeochemical Characterization of Effluent from Mine Waste Rock, Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan
K. Wagner, L. Smith, R. Beckie
p 2207-2216

Scale up Effects on Mass Loading Rates in an Arid Arctic Environment
V. Bertrand, P. Anand, R. Verburg, C. Goodings
p 109-127

Construction of Two Large-Scale Waste Rock Piles in a Continuous Permafrost Region
D. Blowes, M. Moncur, L. Smith, D. Sego, J. Bennet, A. Garvie, C. Linklater, D. Gould, J. Reinson
p 187-199

Treatment II

The Effect of Neutralization Method and Reagent on the Rate of Cu and Zn Release from Acid Rock Drainage Treatment Sludges
D. M. McDonald, J. A. Webb, R. J. Musgrave
p 1198-1220

Successful Implementation and Operation of A Passive Treatment System in an Extremely Cold Climate, Northern Quebec, Canada
N. Kuyucak, F. Chabot, J. Martschuk
p 980-992

A Modular Field-Bioreactor for Acid Rock Drainage Treatment
M. H. Zaluski, D. R. Bless, L. Figueroa, H. O. Joyce
p 2575-2584

Mechanisms of Nickel and Zinc Removal in Oxic Limestone Systems and the Application to Metal Mine Drainages
A. Miller, L. Figueroa, T. Wildeman
p 1302-1313

The Use of Basic Oxygen Steel Furnace Slag(BOS) as A High Surface Area Media for the Removal of Iron from Circum Neutral Mine Waters
L. I. Bowden, K. L. Johnson, A. P. Jarvis, H. Robinson, N. Ghazireh , P. L. Younger
p 234-246

Sustainable Mine Drainage Treatment Through the Passive Production of Saleable Iron Oxide Solids
R. S. Hedin
p 764-774

Effective Passive Treatment of Mine Effluent Using A Phosphate Reactive Medium
C. S. Ross, R. B. Verburg, B. Stasney, L. McCloskey
p 1728-1752

IMWA Mine Water and Environment

Acid Mine Drainage Tracer Tests
C. Wolkersdorfer
p 2490-2501

On the Relevance of Meromixis in Mine Pit Lakes
B. Boehrer, M. Schultze
p 200-213

Assessment of a Treatment Scheme for Acidic Mining Lakes Using CO2 and Calcium Oxides to Precipitate Carbonates
F. Werner, B. Graupner, B. Merkel, C. Wolkersdorfer
p 2344-2353

Acid Drainage Prevention Guidelines for Scottish Opencast Coal Mining: The Primacy of the Conceptual Model
P. L. Younger, D. J. Sapsford
p 2558-2571

Development and Operation of a Water Balance at Rio Paracatu Mineracão, Brazil
T. Puhlmann, C. Voss, J. Esper, R. D. Amaral
p 1632-1641

The Aznalcóllar Pit Lake - Water Quality and Options of Control
M. Schultze, K. Friese, J. Sánchez, E. López
p 1927-1935

The Role of Dissolved Carbon Dioxide in Governing Deep Coal Mine Water Quality and Determining Treatment Process Selection
A. P. Jarvis
p 833-843

Pit Lakes/Backfill

Post-Betze Pit Lake Water Quality Prediction, Nevada
W. M. Schafer, M. Logsdon, G. Zhan, R. Espell
p 1863-1886

Geochemical Prediction and Remediation Options for the Proposed Martha Mine Pit Lake, New Zealand
D. N. Castendyk, J. G. Webster-Brown
p 306-324

Pit Lake Water Quality Modeling Calibration of the Main Pit, Tyrone Mine, New Mexico, USA
I. F. Walder, N. Blandford, T. Shelly Jr.
p 2240-2261

Predicted and Observed Water Quality Data from the Coal Mine Pit Lake Bärwalde, Laustz, Germany
F. Werner, M. Müller, B. Graupner
p 2333-2343

Pit Backfill: Yea or Nay, A Montana Example
R. D. Williams
p 2397-2410

Reclamation and Closure of Summer Camp Pit Lake, Nevada: A Case Study
J. V. Parshley, R. J. Bowell, J. Ackerman
p 1495-1513

Microcosm Testing of Municipal Sewage and Green Waste for Full-Scale Remediation of an Acid Coal Pit Lake, in Semi-Arid Tropical Australia
C. D. McCullough, M. A. Lund, J. M. May
p 1177-1197

Innovative Water Treatment Plant Utilizing the South Mine Pit at the Copper Basin Mining Site in Tennessee, USA
G. Wyatt, F. Miller, J. Chermak
p 2529-2539

Prevention and Control

Findings of International Review of Soil Cover Design and Construction Practices for Mine Waste Closure
M. Rykaart, D. Hockley, M. Noel, M. Paul
p 1804-1822

The Use of In Situ Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity to Provide an Understanding of Cover System Performance Over Time
G. P. Meiers, L. S. Barbour, C. V. Qualizza
p 1259-1273

The Effect of Water Table Elevation on Acid Mine Drainage from Reactive Tailings: A Laboratory and Numerical Modeling Study
M. Ouangrawa, J. Molson, M. Aubertin, G. Zagury, B. Bussière
p 1473-1482

Performance of the Acid Rock Drainage Mitigation Waste Rock Trial Dump at Grasberg Mine
J. Andrina, G. W. Wilson, S. Miller, A. Neale
p 30-44

Surface Paste Disposal of High-Sulfide Tailings - Field Cell Monitoring and Pilot Plant Testing
R. Verburg, P. Newman, M. Fordham
p 2170-2187

Toward Source Control of Acid Rock Drainage
G. J. Olson, T. R. Clark, T. I. Mudder, M. Logsdon
p 1435-1452

Hydraulic Placement of A Dry Cover System - Design and Performance Monitoring of the Kennecott Ridgeway Mine Tailings Dam Cover System
R. Duckett, M. O'Kane
p 539-554

Choosing Representative Climate Years for Predicting Long-Term Performance of Mine Waste Cover Systems
M. O'Kane, S. L. Barbour
p 1421-1435

Emerging Technologies

Using Airborne Electromagnetic Surveys to Identify Potential Hazards at Coal Waste Impoundments Examples from West Virginia
V. Kaminski, R. W. Hammack, W. Harbert, T. Ackman, J. Sams, G. Veloski
p 902-921

Characterizing and Tracking Reactive Mixture Alterations: New Tools for Passive Treatment System Design and Monitoring
D. L. Place, L. Figueroa, T. Wildeman, D. Reisman
p 1605-1619

Conceptual Methods for Recovering Metal Resources from Passive Treatment Systems
J. J. Gusek, T. R. Wildeman, K. W. Conroy
p 690-703

Mixtures of Waste Rock and Tailings: Resistance to Acid Rock Drainage
B. Wickland, W. Wilson, D. Wijewickreme, D. Fredlund
p 2369-2376

The Application of Blended Waste Rock and Tailings for Cover Systems in Mine Waste Management
G. W. Wilson, J. Miskolczi, A-M. Dagenais, I. Levesque, Q. Smith, L. Lanteigne, L. Hulett, D. Landriault
p 2424-2438

Insights into Hydrodynamic and Geochemical Processes in A Valley-Fill ARD Waste-Rock Repository from an Autonomous Multi-Sensor Monitoring System
K. Wangerud, R. Versteeg, G. Heath, R. Markiewicz, A. Richardson
p 2262-2281

Soils and Overburden

Alkalinity Producing Cover Materials for Providing Sustained Improvement in Water Quality from Waste Rock Piles
J. Taylor, B. Guthrie, N. Murphy, J. Waters
p 2120-2132

Design and Construction of Limestone Blended Waste Rock Dumps - Lessons Learned from a 10-year Study at Grasberg
S. Miller, Y. Rusdinar, R. Smart, J. Andrina, D. Richards
p 1287-1301

The Influence of Climate, Vegetation, Layer Thickness, and Material Properties for Performance of the Cover Systems at the Golden Sunlight Mine
F. F. Junqueira, G. W. Wilson, C. Nichol, S. Dunlap
p 849-865

Saturated and Unsaturated Hydraulic Properties Characterization at Mine Facilities: Are We Doing it Right
M. A. Milczarek, D. van Zyl, S. Peng, R. C. Rice
p 1273-1286

Leaf Area and Root Density Measurements for Use in Cover Performance Evaluations on Semi-Arid Reclaimed Mine Lands
D. Romig, L. Munk, T. Stein
p 1694-1703

Upward Migration of Constituents in Soil Covers at Semi-Arid Mine Sites
L. Munk, M. Jaworski, M. Jojola, D. Romig
p 1345-1357

Characterization of Goathill North Mine Rock Pile, Questa Molybdenum Mine, Questa, New Mexico
V. T. McLemore, K. M. Donahue, E. Phillips, N. Dunbar, P. Walsh, L. A. F. Gutierrez, S. Tachie-Menson, H. R. Shannon, V. W. Lueth, A. R. Campbell, G. W. Wilson, B. M. Walker
p 1219-1249

Predicting Depth to Sulfidic Sediments in the Coastal Plain of Virginia
Z. W. Orndorff, W. L. Daniels
p 1453-1473

Closure & Land Use Issues

Mine Closure Planning in Peru
H. Letient, R. Marsland, M. Marticorena, H. McLeod
p 1051-1064

Incorporation of Natural Slope Features into the Design of Final Landforms for Waste Rock Stockpiles
B. Ayres, B. Dobchuk, D. Christensen, M. O'Kane, M. Fawcett
p 59-75

The Evolution of Evapotranspiration Cover Systems at Barrick Goldstrike Mines
G. Zhan, W. Schafer, M. Milczarek, K. Myers, J. Giraudo, R. Espell
p 2585-2603

ARD Management at Geita Gold Mine
U. Sibilski, R. Stephen
p 2000-2010

Lessons Learned I

Savage River Mine - Practical Remediation Works
B. J. Hutchison, D. Brett
p 810-820

Case Study on the Remediation of the Defunct Coal Mine Arbor Colliery, in Mpumalanga South Africa
C. Waygood, M. Palmer, R. Schwab
p 2281-2288

Hydrogeology of South Bison Hill
D. Chapman., S. L. Barbour, M. A. O'Kane
p 336-343

Predicted Versus Actual Water Quality at Hardrock Mine Sites: Effect of Inherent Geochemical and Hydrologic Characteristics
A. Maest, J. Kuipers, K. MacHardy, G. Lawson
p 1122-1141

Microbial Study of the Marine Shore Porphyry Copper Tailings Deposit Bahia de Iti, Peru
N. Diaby, B. Dold, C. Holliger, R. Vicetti, E. Buselli
p 493-497

Characterization I: In the Field - Case Studies

Cemented Paste Backfill Leachate Characteristics - Snap Lake Diamond Mine
K. DeVos, R. Verburg
p 476-493

Measurement of Moisture Conditions for Mine Waste Storage Facilities Using the Deep Diviner Moisture Probe
B. Dobchuk, S. L. Barbour, J. Dobchuk, M. O'Kane
p 528-538

Airborne Geophysical Survey for Mapping Acid Mine Drainage
B. Brown
p 1654-1656

Natural Acid Rock Drainage Associated with Hydrothermally Altered Terrane in Colorado
M. A. Sares, J. P. Kurtz, D. J. Bove, J. Neubert
p 1844-1849

Net Acid Production, Acid Neutralizing Capacity and Associated Geophysical, Mineralogical, and Geochemical Characteristics of Animas River Watershed Rocks, Silverton, Colorado
D. B. Yager, AE. McCafferty, M. R. Stanton, S. F. Diehl, R. L. Driscoll
p 2540-2541

Geochemical Characterization of Mine Waste from the Pike Hill Superfund Site in Vermont, USA
N. M. Piatak, J. M. Hammarstrom, R. R. Seal II
p 1582-1602

Mineralogical, Geochemical and Isotopic Study of the Active Tailings Impoundment Carén from the Porphyry Copper Deposit El Teniente, Chile
J. Smuda, B. Dold, J. Spangenberg
p 2078-2083

A Simplified Method for Estimation of Jarosite and Acid-Forming Sulfates in Acid Mine Wastes
J. Li, R.StC Smart, R. Schumann, G. Levay
p 1070-1077

Effects of Particle Size on Drainage Quality from Three Lithologies
K. A. Lapakko, J. N. Engstrom, D. A. Antonson
p 1026-1051

Characterization II: Formation and Process

The Use of Synthetic Jarosite as an Analog for Natural Jarosite
G. A. Desborough, K. S. Smith, H. A. Lowers, G. A. Swayze, J. M. Hammarstrom, S. F. Diehl, R. L. Driscoll, R. W. Leinz
p 458-474

Geochemistry and Secondary Mineralogy at the Sulfide- Rich Excelsior Waste Rock Dump from the Polymetallic Zn-Pb-(Ag-Bi-Cu) Mineralization Cerro de Pasco, Peru
J. Smuda, B. Dold, K. Friese, P. Morgenstern
p 2084-2089

Acid Production from the Leaching of Pyrite and Chalcopyrite
A. R. Gerson, J. E. Thomas
p 648-654

Spatial and Temporal Water Chemistry Variations in Acid Rock Drainage from the Tailings at the Ruttan Mine, Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Canada
D. J. Etcheverry, B. L. Sherriff, N. V. Sidenko
p 580

Emerging Technologies

Growth Inhibition of Cellulomonas Flavigena Induced by Copper and Zinc: Determination of Toxicity Thresholds and the Combined Effects of Copper and Zinc on the Growth of a Cellulolytic-Fermenting Bacteria
A. Ruhs, L. Figueroa, T. R. Wildeman
p 1768-1773

Utilization of Mobile Computing and GIS to Evaluate Reclaimed Lands in Missouri
K. Kim, K. Horton, P. Pursell, K. Garnett
p 964-965

In Situ Treatment of Metal Mine Tailings Using EOS
R. C. Borden
p 233

Forestry

Developing A Method of Site Quality Evaluation for Quercus Alba and Liriodendron Tulipifera in the Eastern Kentucky Coalfields
C. Cotton, C. Barton
p 364

Impacts I

Leachate and Enzyme Bioassay Toxicity Assessment Tests at the Tip Top Mine, A Marginally Impacted Site
J. Moehle, J. Ranville, L. Choate, T. Wildeman, P. Ross
p 1314-1332

Assessment of ARD Effects on River Ecosystem Using Benthic Aquatic Macroinvertebrates(Marinduque Island, Philippines)
C. P. C. David
p 422-425

Management

Managing A Capped Acid Rock Drainage(ARD) Repository Using Semi-Autonomous Monitoring and Modeling
R. Versteeg, K. Wangerud, A. Richardson, T. Rowe, G. Heath
p 2188-2199

Disposal, Reprocessing and Reuse Options for Acidic Drainage Treatment Sludge
J. Zinck
p 2604-2617

Measurement of Oxygen Consumption and Diffusion in Exposed and Covered Reactive Mine Tailings
V. Martin, M. Aubertin, B. Bussière, M. Mbonimpa, A. Marie Dagenais, M. Gosselin
p 1156-1169

IMWA Mine Water and Environment

Acid Mine Drainage in Czech Republic - Legal Regulations, Pollution, Management
V. Pisa, E. Gulikova
p 1603-1604

Proposal for an Innovative Approach to Prevent Acid Drainage from Uranium Mill Tailings Based on the Application of Na-Ferrate(Iron VI)
H. M. Fernandes, D. Reinhart, V. Sharma, L. Lettie, M. R. Franklin, L. J. Daly
p 602-610

Mining Legacy

Precipitating Iron Minerals at Low pH: A New Consideration in Passive Technology
C. F. Denholm, G. T. Hilton, T. P. Danehy, S. L. Busler, M. H. Dunn
p 457

Mining Mitigation in Norway and Future Improvement Possibilities
T. V. Segalstad, I. F. Walder, S. Nilssen
p 1952-1960

Reclaiming the Copper Basin of Tennessee
B. B. Faulkner, F. K. Miller, F. D. Russell
p 598-601

Hydrogeological and Geochemical Assessment of Historic Tailings in Minas Gerais, Brazil
E. Chapadeiro, F. Vasconcelos, C. Loureiro, I. Braga
p 325-335

The Abandoned Mine Openings Mapping on Coal Mining Reclamation Program of the Santa Catarina State-Brazil
C. J. Gomes, R. R. Neto, A. S. J. Krebs, J. E. Amaral, L. Santos, T. M. Amboni
p 655-664

Abandoned Mines in Canada
C. M. Hogan, G. A. Tremblay
p 774-784

Modeling

Probabilistic Modeling of Long-Term Mass Loads from a Covered Dry-Stack Tailings Facility
W. M. Schafer
p 1889-1902

Pit Lakes/Backfill

Biological Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage at the Island Copper Mine Pit Lake: Results from an Enclosure Study
M. E. Wen, G. W. Poling, C. A. Pelletier, J. Chapman, E. L. J. Bingham
p 2332

In Situ Chemical and Biological Treatment Leading to Successful Water Discharge From Anchor Hill Pit Lake, Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site, South Dakota, U.S.A.
B. T. Park, K. W. Wangerud, S. D. Fundingsland, M. E. Adzic, N. M. Lewis
p 1065-1069

In-Situ Coal Pit Lake Treatment of Acidity When Sulfate Concentrations Are Low
M. A. Lund, C. D. McCullough, Y. Yuden
p 1106-1121

Processes Controlling Geochemical Variations in the South Pit Lake, Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site, Vermont, USA
R. R. Seal II, L. S. Balistrieri, N. M. Piatak, C. P. Garrity, J. M. Hammarstrom, E. M. Hathaway
p 1936-1951

Element Distribution in Water and Sediments of an Acid Mine Drainage Discharge Lake(pH ~1) of the Zn-Pb(- Ag-Bi-Cu) Deposit, Cerro de Pasco(Peru)
C. Wisskirchen, B. Dold 3, K. Friese, W. Glaesser
p 2470-2479

Arsenic in Oxidation Products of High Sulfide, Refractory Aresenopyrite Mine Waste, Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada
K. A. Salzsauler, B. L. Sherriff, N. V. Sidenko
p 1823

The Contrasting Geochemistry of Surface Water in the Tailings of Central Manitoba Gold Mine, Canada
B. L. Sherriff, N. V. Sidenko
p 1974-1975

Aluminum Precipitation in Acidic Pit Lakes at the Gibbons Creek Lignite Mine, Texas, USA: Field Observations vs. Laboratory Simulations
J. K. Horbaczewski
p 785-809

Prediction

Challenges in Using Laboratory-Scale Waste Rock Testing to Define the Geochemical Behavior of Waste Rock Piles
C. McRae
p 1258

A Modification of Column-Type Humidity Cells to Accommodate Very Fine-Grained Mineral Processing Wastes
R. L. Schmiermund
p 1912-1919

Prevention and Control

Three Comparative Evaluations of Technologies for Eliminating Acid Generation from Waste Rock
S. Nordwick, N. Lewis, D. Jordan, D. Bless
p 1400-1409

Mixing of Waste Rock to Lower the Release of Mg+2 and SO4-2 at Argyle Diamond Mine
S. Samaraweera, R. Borden, A. D'Almaida, E. Griebe
p 1824-1830

The Use of Microencapsulation to Prevent Acid Rock Drainage
P. Eger, P. Mitchell
p 578-579

Social, Governmental-Sustainability Issues

Sustainable Mining Best Practices and Certification
D. Earley III, M. W. Staub
p 555-563

Application of Geo-Environmental and Biotic Ligand Models in the Life Cycle of Mine Development - A Flowchart for Integration
R. L. Schmiermund, J. Ranville
p 1920-1925

Soils and Overburden

Use of Land Capability Classification System in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977(Public Law 95-87)
H. R. Sinclair, Jr. R. R. Dobos
p 2032-2043

Microbial Activity in Fabricated Soils for Landscape Rehabilitation
V. Kefeli, M. Kalevitch, M. Dunn
p 943

Subsurface Impacts

The Source, Attenuation and Potential Mobility of Arsenic at New Britannia Mine, Snow Lake, Manitoba
S. J. Simpson, B. L. Sherriff, N. Sidenko, J. Van Gulck, K. Londry
p 2030-2031

Influence of Perched Water Tables Below Mine Waste Rock on Metal Loadings to Streams, Prospect Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado
R. H. Johnson, L. Wirt, R. R. McDougal, D. L. Fey
p 844-845

Treatment I

Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage in the Sugar Creek Watershed, Missouri: Technology and Costs for Use in TMDL Assessment
P. T. Behum, E. D. Christensen
p 76-85

Removal of Metal Ions from Mine Effluents Using Bacterial Reactions by Sulfate Reducing Bacteria
A. Choudhury, S. Bandopadhyay, S. Schiewer, T. E. Wilson
p 344-349

Comparison of Apatite II™ Treatment Systems at Two Mines for Metals Removal
A. L. McCloskey, B. Stasney, J. Wright, J. L. Conca, N. Yancey, N. Lewis, H. Joyce
p 846-848

Oxidative Dissolution at Basic pH of A Pyrite-Rich Sludge Doped with Fly Ash
R. Pérez-López, J. Cama, J. M. Nieto, C. Ayora
p 1545-1554

Remediation of Groundwater Contaminated with Zn, Pb and Cd using a Permeable Reactive Barrier with Apatite II
J. Wright, J. L. Conca
p 2514-2528

Neutralization of Acid Rock Drainage Using A Fluidized Limestone Reactor
L. Evans, R. Green, D. Scott, J. Milne
p 581

Treatment II

Acid Neutralization and Metals Retention in Sulfide-Rich Mining Wastes Induced by the Addition of Fly Ash
R. Pérez-López, J. M. Nieto, G. R. Almodóvar
p 1555-1564

Iron and Manganese Removal in a Vertical Flow Reactor for Passive Treatment of Mine Water
D. J. Sapsford, A. Barnes, M. Dey, K. P. Williams, A. Jarvis, P. Younger, L. Liang
p 1831-1843

Successful Dewatering of Acid Mine Drainage Materials
P. Kaye
p 935-942

Sustainable Remediation of Acid Rock Drainage by Regenerating Clinoptilotite
L. Y. Li, M. Chen, J. Grace
p 1078

CCSA System for Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage
C. Schneider
p 1926

Funding Requirements for Long-Term Post-Mining Discharge Treatment
T. P. Danehy, G. T. Hilton, C. F. Denholm, S. L. Busler, M. H. Dunn
p 421

Implementation of Passive Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage(AMD) in the Mid-Continent Region: The Le Bosquet Clean Streams Project
P. T. Behum, G. A. Canty, R. W. Nairn
p 86-89

Mitigating AMD Impacts in New Zealand Using Engineered Wetlands
C. A. McCauley, A. D. O'Sullivan, P. Weber, P. Lindsay
p 1170-1176

Hot Stuff Posters

Investigation of Time Trends in Bioavailable Metals in the Tri-State Mining District Through Analyses of Metals Concentrations in Tree Rings
W. J. Andrews, R. W. Nairn
p 2632

Carbon Sequestration on Reforested Minelands in Appalachia
C. D. Barton, B. J. Koo, D. Graves
p 2633

Evaluating the Effects of Water Chemistry Variation on the MetPlate™ Enzyme Bioassay, When Used to Screen for Metals Contamination in Mining Impacted Soils and Waters
E. P. Blumenstein, J. F. Ranville, L. M. Choate
p 2634

Assessment of Microbial Activity in Field Site Sulfate Reducing Bioreactors
E. Buccambuso, L. Figueroa, D.Reisman
p 2635

Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Zinc Behavior in North Fork Clear Creek, Colorado
B. A. Butler, J. R. Ranville, P. E. Ross
p 2636

Removal of Manganese and Zinc from Mining Influenced Waters
M. L. Chambers, A. L. Deaguero, P. L. Sibrell, T. R. Wildeman
p 2637

Distribution of Arsenic, Selenium, and Other Trace Elements in Pyrite in Appalachian Coal Basins in Alabama, Kentucky, and West Virginia
S. F. Diehl, M. B. Goldhaber, A. E. Koenig, M. L. W. Tuttle, L. F. Ruppert, H. A. Lowers, J. M. Morrison
p 2638

A Rapid, Inexpensive Leach Test to Assess Potential Leaching of Soluble Constituents from Mine Wastes, Soils and Other Geologic Materials
P. L. Hageman
p 2639-2640

Dissolved Copper Recovery from Mine Seepage Water at Batu Hijau Site, Newmont - Indonesia
R. Lestari, E. Artone, N. Dwipayana, S. R. Djalilah
p 2641

Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics in Reforested Mine Sites within the Eastern Kentucky Coal Fields
T. Littlefield, C. Barton, M. Arthur
p 2642

Development of a Rapid Assessment Method for Quantifying Carbon Sequestration on Reclaimed Coal Mine Sites
S. Maharaj, C. D. Barton, A. D. Karathanasis, H. D. Rowe, S. M. Rimmer
p 2643

Suitability of Post-SMCRA Reclaimed Mines for Reforestation
J. McGrath, C. E. Zipper, J. A. Burger
p 2644

Optimization of A Pulsed Limestone Bed Reactor at the Argo Tunnel in Idaho Springs, Colorado
A. W. Miller, P. L. Sibrell, T. R. Wildeman
p 2645

TCLP Investigations: The Development of A Rapid Screening Field Assessment Test
J. Moehle, J. Ranville, T. Wildeman
p 2646

Microbiology of Sulfate-Reducing Passive Treatment Systems
A. Pruden, L. P. Pereyra, S. R. Hiibel, K. F. Reardon, L. Figueroa, D. Reisman
p 2647

A Tale of Two Metal Removal Mechanisms; Seasonal Trends in Biotic and Abiotic Metal Removal in A Sulfate Reducing Bioreactor
T. L. Rutkowski, J. J. Gusek, T. R. Wildeman
p 2648

Hydrologic and Water Quality Characteristics of Loose- Dumped Mine Spoil
T. J. Taylor, C. T. Agouridis, R. C. Warner, C. D. Barton, D. H. Graves, P. N. Angel
p 2649

Arsenic Speciation in Drainage Impacted by Gold Mine Tailing Deposits. Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
F. M. Vaconcelos, V. S. T. Ciminelli, B. Sasdelli
p 2650

Acid Mine Drainage Mitigation at Riacho Dos Machados Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
O. V. Vilela, G. S. P. Pereira, O. Gobbo
p 2651

Mine Water for Heating and Cooling Using Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
G. R. Watzlaf , T. E. Ackman, W. A. Williams
p 2652