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Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas

Hugh E. Bevans

Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey] in Lawrence, Kan, [Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Kansas,
  • Water quality -- Kansas

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-30

    Statementby Hugh E. Bevans
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4047, Water-resources investigations report -- 84-4047
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13607455M

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Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas by Hugh E. Bevans Download PDF EPUB FB2

HYDROLOGIC RESPONSES OF STREAMS TO MINING OF THE MULBERRY COAL RESERVES IN EASTERN KANSAS By Hugh E. Bevans ABSTRACT The U.S. Geological Survey investigated the hydrologic responses of streams with respect to past and current () coal-mining activities in the Mulberry coal reserves of Miami, Linn, and Bourbon Counties, eastern : Hugh E.

Bevans. Get this from a library. Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas. [Hugh E Bevans; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas / by Hugh E. Bevans. Author: Bevans, Hugh E., Lawrence, Kansas: U.S.

Geological Survey, Location: Available Online Call Number: I /; Flood-discharge profiles of selected streams in Rockland County, New York / by Richard Lumia. About million tons of coal within the tract is Federally owned, of which 98 million tons has been identified for potential lease sale.

A hydrologic study has been conducted in the potential lease area to describe existing hydrologic systems and to assess potential impacts of surface coal mining on local water resources.

The Greenleaf-Miller area of the Ashland coal field contains reserves of Federal coal that have been identified for potential lease sale. A hydrologic study was conducted in the potential lease area in to describe the existing hydrologic system and to assess potential impacts of surface coal mining on local water resources.

The hydrologic data collected from wells, test holes, and springs. FIVE KILLED TODAY IN PITTSBURG MINE ACCIDENT.

CABLE BROKE WHEN CAGE STARTED DOWN AND IT WENT TO THE BOTTOM. Pittsburg, Kan., Jan. -- A cable from which was suspended a cage carrying six men to their work in mine number seven of the Spencer Newlin Coal Company at Mulberry broke on its first trip this morning when the cage was half way to the bottom.

ABSTRACT: Surface coal mining operations alter landscapes of the Appalachian Mountains, United States, by. replacing bedrock with mine spoil, altering topography, removing native vegetation, and constructing mine soils.

with hydrologic properties that differ from those of native soils. Effects of land use and surficial geology on flow and water quality of streams in the coal mining region of southwestern Indiana, October through September Technical Report (PDF.

The first mention of coal in New Mexico was in (Jones,p. Coal was discovered in the Raton coal field by the Long expedition in (Lee and Knowlton, ) and coal mining began for local domestic use in the s. With the arrival of railroads in the earlyFile Size: 1MB. Coal is found in 33 percent of Missouri, or roug square miles.

This coal reserve is estimated at six billion tons or percent of the total U. coal reserves. The type of coal mined ranges from lignite to high volatile A bituminous. Most of the coal used in Author: History Bot.

William E. Powell, "The Historical Geography of the Impact of Coal Mining Upon the Cherokee-Crawford Coal Field," pp. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains The latest in scholarship on Kansas history, published quarterly since by the Kansas Historical Foundation.

"Mulberry Grove is a mining town Hydrologic responses of streams to mining of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas book the eastern part of the county, on the Cherryvale Division of the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad. It is surrounded by a fine farming country, and presents the crude and rustic appearance of all new mining towns.".

Effects of coal mining on water quality in the more arid western half of the United States are more difficult to detect because of the high degree of mineralization of natural water.

Normal background concentrations of constituents are not useful in evaluating effects of coal mine drainage on streams in the more arid by: Proved coal reserves are those coals which can be mined with profit under existing economic conditions.

All proved coal reserves are limited to active mining districts or places where definite thicknesses of the coal are known from outcrops, drill records, or actual mined coal seams. Coal mining in southeast Kansas Workers from dozens of European countries were drawn to the lush landscapes of southeast Kansas in the late 19th century.

Naturally occurring minerals buried just underground drew these men and their families from places like Italy, Austria, Germany, Yugoslavia, England, Wales, Scotland, France, and Belgium. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.

Full text of "Strip coal mining and mined-land reclamation in the hydrologic system, southeastern Montana" See other formats. Lower Elkhorn coal bed, especially in the eastern parts of the coal field.

Riders often cap laterally thinning stackrock intervals (Figs. 8, 18, 19, 20) and then drop in elevation along the thinning stackrock wedge to the top of the coal, where they either merge with the coal.

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Prior to the completion of the first coal shaft-mine inthere were two forms of mining in the area: drift (adit) mining and strip-mining by animate power.

[3] The small early drift or adit mines were sited along outcroppings of coal beds on the hillslopes and sides of ravines.

physical setting, climate, coal-mining practices, general hydrologic system, and the current () hydrologie data base in these two coal-mining regions. Streamflow in both mining regions is poorly sustained.

Stream water quality generally varies with location and the magnitude of coal-mining activity in a watershed. Streams in non coal-mining areas generally haveCited by: 2. The Mulberry coal crops out along an irregular line across the southeast corner of the county, along tributaries of Osage river in the eastern part of the county, and in a small area at the northeast edge of Mound City.

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Reeves, top man at the business from its start in until it shut down following a disastrous underground fire in Coal and coal-mining, (London, Strahan, ), Physical and hydrologic environments of the Mulberry coal reserves in eastern Kansas / (Lawrence, Kan.: Delivered costs of Western coal shipped on the Great Lakes versus Eastern coal for Eastern Great Lakes hinterland utility plants.

"A thriving town in the eastern part of Crawford county, is a station on the Kansas City Southern RR about 12 miles east of Girard, the count seat.

It is situated in the coal fields, mining. Underground Coal Mining in the Eastern United States 7 4. Hydrologic Effects of Mining 72 Alteration of Ground-Water Flow Pattern 72 Subsidence 80 Mine-Water Discharge 83 Water Levels, Well Yields, and Streamflow 88 8. and it is likely that much of the future mining of coal reserves in this region will also be(by underground techniques.

A new rule proposed by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, the Stream Protection Rule (the Rule), should help protect the headwaters of rivers including perennial, intermittent, and maybe ephemeral streams, from many of the adverse impacts of coal mining.

Special thanks to Jimmy Joe Lee for permission to use "The Coal Miner Song" written and sang by himself. Panasonic TM90 60p, Sony Vegas, Rendered at x Coal mining, too, resulted in environmental issues in Kansas.

Coal beds too thin to be mined underground were stripped by power shovels, some of which dug to depths of almost feet. One of the world's largest power shovels, Big Brutus, used in Cherokee County, is now part of a museum with exhibits on coal mining and southeastern Kansas.

Basics of mountaintop mining. As noted in EPA's report The Effects of Mountaintop Mines and Valley Fills on Aquatic Ecosystems of the Central Appalachian Coalfields, mountaintop mines and valley fills lead directly to five principal alterations of stream ecosystems. springs and ephemeral, intermittent and perennial streams are permanently lost with the removal of the mountain and from.

A wetland atlas (Mitschet al. ) was developed for a km2 region of the Western Coalfield in Kentucky to inventory the wetlands there and to present a regional assessment of coal surface mining.

Both the methodology and the results of the atlas are presented as they relate to wetland management.

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