27th Annual Meeting of the ASMR, June 4-10, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Table of Contents

Acidmine Drainage Treatment Costs

Postmining Discharge Active and Passive Treatment Cost Evaluation
T. P. Danehy, G. T. Hilton, C. F. Denholm, S. L. Busler, B. J. Page, M. H. Dunn
p 138-152

Investigation of the Acid Mine Drainage at the Tab-Simco Mine, Illinois: Observations and Implications For Treatment
P. T. Behum, R. Kiser, L. Lewis
p 1-5

Activated Iron Solids Treatment for High Flow Acidic Mine Drainage: Results of Pilot Studies
J. M. Dietz, T. S. Gourley
p 204-227

Types of Calcium Reagents and Their Application in Acid Mine Drainage and Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation
M. C. Schrock, J. K. Mercer
p 1018-1039

Assessment of the Applicability of Steel Slag for Alkaline Addition to Acidic Streams in Southcentral Pennsylvania
B. R. Shultz, T. W. Schmidt
p 1059-1084

Utilization of AMD Sludges from the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania for Removal of Phosphorus from Wastewater
P. L. Sibrell, C. A. Cravotta, III, W. G. Lehman, W. Reichert
p 1085-1100

ARRI Forestry Reclamation Approach(FRA)

FRA Step 1 - Create a Suitable Growth Medium
J. Skousen
p NA

FRA Step 2 - Loosely Grade the Topsoil
R. Sweigard
p NA

FRA Step 3 - Use Compatible Ground Covers
J. Franklin
p NA

FRA Step 4 - Tree Species Selection
R. Rathfon
p NA

FRA Step 5 - Proper Tree Planting Techniques
V. Davis
p NA

FRA and the Mining Industry
C. Stanley
p NA

Regulatory Approval of the FRA
T. Shope
p NA

Biological and Biochemical Reactors

Importance of Fungi in Biological Mn(II) Oxidation in Limestone Treatment Beds
W. D. Burgos, H. Tan, C. M. Santelli, C. M. Hansel
p 71-88

Third-Year Performance of 55-Gallon Bioreactors Treating Mining Influenced Water from the National Tunnel in Black Hawk, Colorado
K. Tenney, L. Figueroa, C. Venot, M. Holmes, M. Boardman
p 1274-1282

Pilot-Scale Treatment of Selenium in Gravel Pit Seepage Water Using Biochemical Reactor Technology
T. Rutkowski, R. Walker, J. Gusek, M. Baker
p 914-939

The Role of Precipitation and Biosorption in the Abiotic Removal of Manganese with Crab-Shell Chitin
M. A. Robinson-Lora, R. A. Brennan
p 828-846

Biochemical Reactor Media Characterization Study
T. Rutkowski, J. Waples, J. Gusek, B. Shipley
p 888-913

Case Study: Evaluating the Feasability of Co-Treating Biochemical Reactor Effluent and Mining Influenced Water
P. Smart, T. Rutkowski, L. Todd, C. Progess
p 1162-1178

Assessment of Two Field-Scale Sulfate Reducing Bioreactors Using Sulfur Isotopes
M. D. Reeder, T. D. Branam, G. A. Olyphant
p 813-827

Science, Community and Reclamation

Mine Pool Mapping
R. Hughes, M. Hewitt
p NA

The Use of Mine Drainage Solids for the Control of Phosphorous Pollution from Dairy Manure Management
R. S. Hedin, T. Weaver, N. Wolfe, R. Dunlap, A. Wolfe
p 1470

The Successful Replacement of Native Brook Trout on Shingle Run
L. Hutchinson
p NA

The LC20D Passive Treatment System, Little Coon Run, Clarion County, PA
T. Weaver
p 1465

Organizational Development and Diversified Funding for Watershed Groups: A Case Study
A. Cotchen, M. Shoemaker
p 1455

Current Practices in Physical Hazard Closure
D. Dunham
p 1456

Anthracite Coal Region Remediation Strategy Through the Utilization of Mine Pool Water
T. Clark
p NA

Pre-Longwall Mining Plan for Wetland Enhancement After Subsidence
D. Fredericks
p NA

Git-R-Done with the Dirt You Got - Landslide Remediation
J. M. Shapaka, Jr.
p 1463

Blacks, Baseball, and Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania
T. McDevitt
p 1462

Partnerships in Reforestation Projects
L. Carrere
p 1454

Pennsylvania Coal Miners and Their Quest for Democracy: The Struggles of 1943, A Case Study
I. Marcus
p NA

Marcellus Shale: The Basics
G. Slagel
p NA

Black Snakes, Marked Ballots, and Pussyfoots: Company Control in the Coal Towns of Western Pennsylvania During the 1920s
E. Ricketts
p NA

Using Fluvial Geomorphic Design to Meet Community Reclamation Expectations
N. Bugosh, R. Eckels, Rod Eckels
p 1453

An Update of Geothermal Projects in the Hill District
J. C. Cash
p NA

Jennings Environmental Learning Center
W. Taylor
p 1464

Cleaning Up Abandoned Mine Drainage in the West Branch Susquehanna Watershed: Why it Makes Economic Sense
A. Wolfe
p 1466

Consol Energy's Greenhouse Gas Abatement Research and Development Program
R. A. Winschel
p NA

Sustained Treatment of AMD Containing Al and Fe3+ with Limestone Aggregate
N. Wolfe, B. Hedin, T. Weaver
p 1467

Developing Partnerships for a Common Goal
D. Allgeier
p 1452

In Stream Data Logger Monitoring Program for TDS
D. Kemp, E. Noll
p NA

Translocation of Cumberlandian Mussels to Achieve Species Conservation
C. Walker, D. Hubbs, S. Chance, S. Ahlstedt, S. Bakaletz, S. Palmer, L. Colley
p 1469

Carbon Capture and Sequestration with a Focus on Applications to Coal-Fired Power Plants
R. A. Winschel
p NA

Community Engagement in Reclamation
L. Lindgren, S. Fanello, B. Carlson, A. Ash, M. Shoemaker
p 1457

Integrating Visualization and Geomorphic Landforming for Reclamation in Appalachian Coal Mines
C. Yuill
p 1468

Out of the Ground
A. McAllister
p 1461

"Applying the Forestry Reclamation Approach in Modern Mining Operations" the Importance of the FRA

Mine Reforestation: A Coal Miner's Perspective
J. P. Jones
p NA

Ripping Compacted Mine Soils Improved Tree Growth 18 Years After Planting
J. A. Burger, D. M. Evans
p 55-69

The Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative, A Year Five Progress Report
S. D. Eggerud
p 1471

Reclaiming and Reforesting AML While Recovering Abandoned Coal Refuse
W. Crickmer
p NA

Applying the FRA at Icg Birch River, West Virginia
M. Duvall
p NA

Applying the FRA in Tennessee
C. Weittenhiller
p NA

Innovations Using the FRA

Applying the FRA at Oxford Mining, Jockey Hollow, Ohio
M. Hiscar
p NA

Field Investigation of Best Practices for Steep Slope Mine Reclamation Employing the Forestry Reclamation Approach
R. J. Sweigard, D. Kumar
p 1258-1273

The FRA and Pennsylvania Wildlife Game Lands
J. Meehan
p NA

Factors Affecting Performance of Artificially Regenerated American Chestnut on Reclaimed Mine Sites
B. C. McCarthy, K. E. Gilland, J. M. Bauman, C. H. Keiffer
p 582-597

FRA Effects on Hydrology and Water Quality
C. Barton
p NA

Mined Land Reforestation for Watershed Restoration
E. Fees
p NA

Metal Removal From Mine Drainage I

Laboratory and Field-Scale Evaluation of Low-pH Fe(II) Oxidation at Several Sites in Pennsylvania
T. C. DeSa, J. F. Brown, W. D. Burgos
p 190-203

Accumulation of Eco-Toxic Metals in Potato Plants Under Greenhouse Conditions Irrigated with Synthetic Acid Mine Drainage Impacted Water and Health Risk Evaluation
A. E. Garrido, W. H. Strosnider, R. W. Nairn
p 337-364

The Effects of Acid-Tolerant Sulfate Reducing Bacterial Activities on Iron Speciation
D. Bertel, J. M. Senko
p 21-30

Metal and Arsenic Levels in Drinking Water at Two Montana Superfund Sites
D. R. Neuman, K. Edwards, P. D. Smith
p 722-735

Characterization of Iron Oxides from Abandoned Mine Drainage Discharges
C. A. Neely, R. W. Nairn
p 691-721

In Situ Iron Oxidation Using Hydrogen Peroxide
B. R. Leavitt
p 551-569

Low-pH Iron Removal as Part of Multi-Stage Passive Treatment
C. Denholm, T. Danehy, S. Busler, K. Rowe, K. Bonfardine, M. Dunn
p 170-189

Ion Exchange Treatment; Coal Slurry Injection; Engineered Vegetation Mats

Modular Ion Exchange Treatment of Mine Water at Soudan State Park
P. Eger
p 248-264

Findings of the WVDEP and OSMRE SCR-15 "Phase I" Study on the Underground Injection Of Coal Slurry
A. N. Schaer
p 963-992

Effects on the Underlying Water Column by Ecologically Engineered Floating Vegetation Mats
W. H. Strosnider, R. W. Nairn
p 1236-1257

International Policy, Alternative Analysis and Guidance

Mining Project Approvals in Western Australia
K. Lindbeck, B. Clark
p 570-580

Alternatives Analysis Approach to Abandoned Mine Reclamation Design
J. J. Ream
p 797-812

Selecting Technologies to Address Mine Waste Issues- A Web Based Guidance
P. Eger, C. Baysinger, S. Hill
p 265-275

Workbook Series Of ADTI-MMS
V. T. McLemore, D. Castendyk, L. A. Figueroa, J. J. Gusek, D. L. Turner, D. Williams, C. H. Bucknam
p 598-609

Soil and Vegetative Covers

Release of Nutrients from Brown and Gray Sandstone Soil Substitutes in Southern West Virginia
J. Skousen, P. Emerson
p 1135-1143

Soil Aggregate, Organic Matter and Microbial Dynamics Under Different Amendments After 27 Years of Mine Soil Development
A. F. Wick, W. L. Daniels, W. L. Nash, J. A. Burger
p 1364-1386

Creating Sustainable Vegetated Covers Over Difficult Slopes
D. F. Senf
p 1040-1058

Geomorphology: Habitat, Excess Spoil Fill; TDS and Aquatic Life

A Geomorphological Framework and Decision Tool for Habitat Translocation Practices in the UK
R. N. Humphries
p 449-467

Challenges to Applying Geomorphic and Stream Reclamation Methodologies to Mountaintop Mining and Excess Spoil Fill Construction in Steep-Slope Topography(E.G. Central Appalachia)
P. R. Michael, M. J. Superfesky, L. J. Uranowski
p 610-634

Isolating Effects of Total Dissolved Solids on Aquatic Life in Central Appalachian Coalfield Streams
A. J. Timpano, S. H. Schoenholtz, C. E. Zipper, D. J. Soucek
p 1284-1302

Stream Restoration and Endangered Species

Stream Restoration: Past Practices - Current Benchmarks
J. Nawrot, W. G. O'Leary, P. Malone
p 652-671

Implications of the Occurrence and Spread of the White-Nose Syndrome to Protection of Endangered Bats Under SMCRA
K. C. Vories
p 1304-1319

Mined Land Reforestation: Past, Present, and Future
J. A. Burger
p 70

Passive Treatment Of Mine Influenced Waters

Case Study: "The Jennings System" - Over a Decade of Successful Passive Treatment
C. Denholm, D. Johnson, W. Taylor, R. Shearer, T. Danehy, S. Busler, M. Dunn
p 154-169

Passive Management of Mining Influenced Water at the Haile Gold Mine, SC
J. J. Gusek, R. Schneider
p 417-432

Stream Water Quality Improvements After Installation of a Passive Treatment System
J. A. LaBar, R. W. Nairn, K. A. Strevett, W. H. Strosnider, D. Morris, C. A. Neely, A. E. Garrido, K. Kauk
p 525-535

Initial Evaluation of a Large Multi-Cell Passive Treatment System for Net-Alkaline Ferruginous Lead-Zinc Mine Waters
R. W. Nairn, J. A. LaBar, K. A. Strevett, W. H. Strosnider, D. Morris, A. E. Garrido, C. A. Neely, K. Kauk
p 635-649

Passive Treatment: Oxidation Cells, Vertical Flowwells

Progressive Iron Removal Within the Initial Oxidation Cell of a Passive Treatment System
L. R. Oxenford, R. W. Nairn
p 767-779

Advances in Passive Treatment of Coal Mine Drainage 1998-2009
A. W. Rose
p 847-887

Evaluating Longevity of Vertical Flow Bioreactors Through Water Quality Analysis
B. E. Santamaria, R. W. Nairn
p 940-962

Passive Treatment Assessments

Sludge Removal and Dewatering for Reuse at a Passive Treatment System in East Centrl Tennessee
T. W. Schmidt, B. R. Shultz, K. Milmine
p 1005-1017

Assessing the Benefits of a Passive Treatment System for Mine Drainage in Northeast Oklahoma Using Emergy Analysis
B. K. Winfrey, R. W. Nairn, D. R. Tilley, W. H. Strosnider
p 1388-1412

Nuisance Constituents in Passive Water Treatment Systems- A Specific Case Study
E. P. Blumenstein, J. J. Gusek
p 31-53

Oil and Gas Reclamation: Carbon Storage

Spatial Heterogeneity in Key Soil Characteristics Following Pipeline Reclamation in Wyoming
C. Gasch-Salava, P. Stahl, S. Huzurbazar
p 365-384

Early Evaluation of Reclamation Progress on Natural Gas Well Pads in Wyoming
P. D. Stahl
p 1179-1183

Comparision of Three Vegetation Sampling Methods on Oil and Gas Sites in Southwestern Wyoming
B. K. Schladweiler, C. L. Adams
p 993-1004

Carbon Storage in Landscapes Affected by Oil Sands Mining in Alberta's Northern Boreal Forest
B. L. Drozdowski, T. M, Macyk, R. L. Faught, R. J. Vassov
p 228-247

Mine Refuse Reclamation

Controls on pH and Pyrite Oxidation Pathways Across the Phreatic Surface of a Coal Waste Deposit in Southwest
D. S. Hardisty, G. A. Olyphant, L. M. Pratt
p 434-448

Leaching Potentials of Coal Spoil and Refuse: Acid-Base Interactions and Electrical Conductivity
Z. Orndorff, W. L. Daniels, M. Beck, M. Eick
p 736-766

Hydrochemical Effects of Using Coal Combustion Byproducts as Structural Fill and Capping Material at an Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Site, Southwestern Indiana
S. Naylor, G. A. Olyphant, T. D. Branam
p 672-690

Reclamation Using Switchgrass

Establishment and Evaluation of Switchgrass on Reclaimed Mine Soil
D. Lang, B. Shankle, E. Oswalt, J. Duckworth, J. Sanborn, R. Buell, B. Roberson
p 536-550

Switchgrass Production on Abandoned Mined Land Reclaimed with Manure Based Amendments
R. C. Stehouwer, A. L. Dere, K. E. MacDonald, S. Van de Mark
p 1184-1198

Mine Soil Reclamation with Switchgrass for Biofuel Production
T. Keene, J. Skousen
p 489-503

Coal Mine Reforestation I

Tree Species and Density Effects on Woody Biomass Production on Mined Lands: Establishment and Two Year Results
D. M. Evans, C. E. Zipper, J. A. Burger, C. Fields-Johnson
p 276-291

Engaging Pre-Service Teachers and Elementary School Students in the Forestry Reclamation Approach Through Earthworm Inoculation
H. J. Travis, P. N. Angel, E. J. Fees
p 1437-1451

Second Year Response of Appalachian Mixed Hardwoods to Soil Surface Grading and Herbaceous Ground Cover on Reclaimed Mine Land
C. Fields-Johnson, C. E. Zipper, J. A. Burger, D. M. Evans
p 305-318

Stability and Erosion on Steep Slopes Constructed by the Forest Reclamation Approach in the Southern Appalachian Region
I. A. Jeldes, S. Hoomehr, W. C. Wright, J. S. Schwartz, D. E. Lane, E. C. Drumm
p 470-488

Coal Mine Reforestation II

Survival and Growth of Chestnut Hybrid Seeds and Seedlings on Mountaintop Surface Mines in West Virginia
J. Skousen, R. Thorne, E. Pena-Yewtukhiw
p 1144-1160

Response of Improved American Chestnuts to Planting Practices on Reclaimed Surface Mined Land
C. Fields-Johnson, J. A. Burger, D. M. Evans, C. E. Zipper
p 319-336

Create a Suitable Growth Medium for Hardwood Survival and Growth
J. Skousen
p 1161

Coal Mine Reforestation III

Post Mining Land Use Trends in WV Between 1998 And 2008
K. G. Quick
p 780-796

The Significance of Political Trust in Mined Land Reclamation and Reforestation Efforts
D. A. Wheeler, S. E. Wheeler
p 1337-1363

Models: Watershed, Geochemical, and Groundwater Flow

Evaluating Options for Large-Scale Watershed Remediation
J. M. Stiles, P. F. Ziemkiewicz
p 1199-1236

Datashed: An Online Tool for Passive Treatment System Monitoring and Maintenance
S. Busler, P. Drake, B. Golden, C. Denholm, T. Danehy, T. Grote, M.t Dunn
p 89-97

A Geochemical Module for "AMDTreat" to Compute Caustic Quantity, Effluent Quality, and Sludge Volume
C. A. Cravotta III, D. L. Parkhurst, B. Means, R. McKenzie, H. Morris, W. Arthur
p 1413-1436

Groundwater Flow Modeling of an Abandoned Mine Lands Site Scheduled For Reclamation
R. C. Waddle, G. A. Olyphant
p 1320-1336

Watershed Studies I

Restoring the Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek, Clearfield and Elk Counties, Pennsylvania
E. E. Cavazza, R. L. Beam
p 99-122

Land and Water Restoration of the Copper Basin of Tennessee
B. B. Faulkner, K. R. Price, F. D. Russell, F. K. Miller
p 292-304

Creating Partnerships to Enhance Watersheds by Eliminating Small Acid Mine Drainage Using Watershed Cooperative Agreement Program Funds
J. W. Coleman
p 123-137

Watershed Studies II

Seasonal Variability of Discharges from Wetlands Constructed Below Kyanite Mine Tailings Ponds; Graves Mountain Site, Lincolnton, GA
G. Geidel
p 385-402

Comparison of Noaa Atlas 14 Precipitation Estimates to Site Specific Data for Stormwater Management at Questa Mine, NM
P. Kos, A. Wagner, A. Bedard
p 506-523

Mapping the Variability of Groundwater Quality in an Abandoned Tailings Deposit Using Electromagnetic Geophysical Techniques
D. A. Gore, G. A. Olyphant
p 403-414

Water Quality Monitoring Joint Venture
L. Lichvar, E. Noll
p 1460

Poster Session

Evaluation of Mine Drainage Abatement Projects: Comparison of Results from Simple Field Tests of Water Quality with Laboratory Analyses
P. T. Behum, Jr., B. Hicks
p 6-21

Passive Remediation of "High Risk" Acid Mine Drainage: Microcosm Studies Using Crab-Shell Chitin as a Fractional Substrate Amendment
A. K. Brown, R. A. Brennan
p 54

Passive Remediation of Acid Precipitation Using Crab-Shell Chitin: A Treatability Study
A. F. Caporuscio, R. A. Brennan
p 98

Substrate, Groundcover, and Bark Mulch Effects on Tree Growth and Survival on a Reclaimed West Virginia Surface Mine
C. DeLong, J. Skousen
p 153

Cost-Effective Treatment of High-Risk Mine Impacted Water Using Crab-Shell Amendments to Spent Mushroom Compost: Column Studies
J. A. Grembi, B. A. Sick, R. A. Brennan
p 415-416

Phosphorus Fertilizer Rate and Extractable Phosphorus on a Reclaimed and Undisturbed Pasture Soil
J. Hall, J. Winslow, L. M. McDonald
p 433

Measurements of Dissolved Oxygen in Active and Passive Treatment Systems
B. Hedin, R. Hedin
p 1459

Anna S System: Reliable Passive Treatment of Severe Acid Mine Drainage
R. S. Hedin, T. Weaver, N. Wolfe
p 1458

Cadmium Uptake Enhanced in Elodea Canadensis by Plant-Induced pH-Rise
M. T. Javed, M. Greger
p 469

Fabricated Soil Recipes Formining Landscape Rehabilitation
V. Kefeli, M. Dunn, W. Blum
p 504

Woody Plant Colonization of a Reclaimed Anthracite Surface Mine in Northeastern Pennsylvania
K. M. Klemow, J. Akakpo, E. Janosov, J. Lor, R. Mercatili, P. Payne, T. Ricker, C. Rizzardi
p 505

Application of Microbes for Surmounting Acid Mine Drainage in an Abandoned Coal Mine: A Case Study
P. Kumar, A. Horel
p 524

Use of Stream Restoration and Passive Treatment Technologies for Improving Water Quality in an Eastern Kentucky Valley Fill1
C. Mastin, C. Barton, C. Agouridis, R. Warner
p 581

Long-Term Effects of Rock Type, Weathering, and Amendments on Southwest Virginia Mine Soils
W. L. Nash, W. L. Daniels, J. A. Burger
p 650-651

Using Computer Tools and Databases to Develop Soil Reconstruction Plans Following Surface Coal Mining
H. R. Sinclair, Jr., R. R. Dobos
p 1101-1134

Soil Properties and Hardwood Growth After One Year Onbrown and Gray Sandstone Soils
C. Thomas, J. Skousen
p 1283

Post-SMCRA Reclaimed Minesoils: Slope and Cover Effects on Runoff Under Natural Conditions
A. J. Willard, E. M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, J. Skousen
p 1387

Surface Mine Reclamation Needs in Mongolia's Selenga Watershed
A. Jalsrai, R. Baigalmaa, S. E. Williams
p 468