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2012 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Award Winners

The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards recognize outstanding abandoned mine land reclamation in the United States and showcase exemplary reclamation techniques.

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Small Project Award Winner Maclean 3 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project - Workers on a steep-slope drilling pad as part of the effort to extinguish the Maclean mine fire.

The 2012 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Awards will recognize the innovations and on-the-ground results achieved in Kentucky, Illinois, Montana, Utah, and Pennsylvania. The awards recognize the best regional achievements with Regional awards, the best single Small Project Award, and a single National Award winner.


The winners of the 2012 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Awards.

Click each winner for more information.

Read the OSMRE Press Release about the 2012 AML Awards.

OSMRE Director Joe Pizarchik provided the keynote address and presented the awards at a banquet in Des Moines, IA, as part of the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs conference, September 23-26.

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