Potential Effects of Surface Coal Mining on the Hydrology of the Greenleaf-Miller Area, Ashland Coal Field, Southeastern Montana

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From purpose and scope: The purpose of this study was to describe existing hydrologic systems, to obtain data on the water quality in the area, and to assess potential impacts of surface coal mining on local water resources. Specific objectives of the study were to: (1) Identify ground-water resources and use; (2) identify surface-water resources and runoff characteristics; (3) determine chemical quality of the ground-water resources; (4) identify probable impacts on existing water resources by mining operations; and (5) evaluate the potential for reclamation of local water resources.

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31 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Levings, Gary W. February 1983.

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From purpose and scope: The purpose of this study was to describe existing hydrologic systems, to obtain data on the water quality in the area, and to assess potential impacts of surface coal mining on local water resources. Specific objectives of the study were to: (1) Identify ground-water resources and use; (2) identify surface-water resources and runoff characteristics; (3) determine chemical quality of the ground-water resources; (4) identify probable impacts on existing water resources by mining operations; and (5) evaluate the potential for reclamation of local water resources.

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Levings, Gary W. Potential Effects of Surface Coal Mining on the Hydrology of the Greenleaf-Miller Area, Ashland Coal Field, Southeastern Montana, report, February 1983; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc968142/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.