Environment and Natural Resources

Mining & Land Management

mining land Mining brings with it a post-mining environment, which must be analyzed, stabilized, and monitored with the goal of reclamation, adaptive re-use and management. One of the worst consequences of mining is Acid Mine Drainage, which can become a long-term polluting agent.

For more information and online publications, visit Acid Mine Drainage and Land Reclamation

Contact for AMD and Reclamation:
Jeffrey G. Skousen, Ph.D.
WVU Extension Specialist &
Professor of Soil Science
1106 Agricultural Sciences Building
P.O. Box 6108
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108

Phone: 304/293-6131 ext. 4326