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Zortman/Landusky Mine life extension EIS

public scoping issues report

by Montana. Hard Rock Bureau.

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Published by The Bureau in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Montana -- Phillips County.,
  • Reclamation of land -- Montana -- Phillips County.,
  • Acid mine drainage -- Environmental aspects -- Montana -- Phillips County.,
  • Landusky Mine (Phillips County, Mont.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by MT Department of State Lands, Hard Rock Bureau [and] U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Lewistown District Office
    ContributionsZortman Mining, Inc., United States. Bureau of Land Management. Lewistown District.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5] leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18092974M
    OCLC/WorldCa30843858, 30843858

    Gold Deposits of Zortman-Landusky, Little Rocky Mountains, Montana James Hastings Bulk Mineable Precious Metal Deposits of the Western United States; Symposium Proceedings p This paper discusses the history and development of the gold deposits of the Zortman-Landusky mine. Indeed, since its opening in and its expansion through ten amendments to the original permit—none with the benefit of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) until now—the Zortman-Landusky mine has been plagued by an extraordinary number of serious problems and noncompliances.

    Range Extent. Score G - ,,, km squared (ab,, square miles). Comment , square Kilometers from Natural Heritage Program range maps. Long-term Trend. Score E - Relatively Stable (±25% change). Comment Habitat is likely stable within +/- 25% since European settlement. Suppression of other carnivore species may have had positive effects on this . story of Zortman and Landusky, but here I refer specifically to an interview I conducted with Wayne Jepson on Octo , who has worked on the Zortman and Landusky mines since the early s. He is now a hydrologist for the Operating Permit Section of the Hard Rock Mining Bureau of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.

      Indeed, since its opening in and its expansion through ten amendments to the original permit—none with the benefit of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) until now—the Zortman-Landusky mine has been plagued by an extraordinary . This paper describes the material characterization program and predicted future water qualities developed for the Zortman/Landusky reclamation project. This 16 page PDF provides information about the reclamation of the Zortman and Landusky gold mines in the Little Rocky Mountains of north-central Montana. The objective of this study was to.


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Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Occupy Wall Street TV NSA Clip Library. Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), which was completed in December In Maythe agencies issued a new joint Record of Decision that selected reclamation alternative Z6 for the Zortman mine and reclamation alternative L4 for the Landusky mine.

However, these alternatives were dependent on the receipt of an additional $File Size: 1MB. Spanning some 1, cumulative acres, the Zortman and Landusky Mines are located two miles apart, in the Little Rocky Mountains of north-central Montana.

Both mines are near the southern boundary of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in the southwest corner of Phillips County. The Zortman-Landusky mine was one of many heap leach mines located near the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation that was home to the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes.

The heap leach process uses chemicals including cyanide to absorb the precious then re-separate them later. Zortman and Landusky Mines reclamation plan modifications and mine life extensions: final environmental impact statement by United States.

Bureau of Land Management. Lewistown District; Montana. Dept. of Environmental Quality; Montana. Hard Rock Bureau. Although gold prospecting took place as early as the late s, it wasn't until approximately when Pike Landusky and Bob Ormond struck a rich vein that the town of Zortman was born.

It was named after Oliver 'Pete' Zortman, who with a partner constructed a mill near Zortman that initiated the extraction of low-grade ore from rock. Zortman Landusky (Closed) gold mine. by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

Table of contents. Mining Process Tables and charts. No table or charts specified. What's included. The company warns that if it doesn't get its permit to expand the Zortman-Landusky Mine, it will not be economical to keep leaching gold from the current heap-leach pads after Jan.

1, The draft RMP/EIS was published and distributed in February The final RMP/EIS was published and distributed in February AGENCY POSITION: The Big Dry RMP/EIS replaces five existing management framework plans (MFPs) and will cover the BLM-administered land in. south, along the crest of the Little Rocky Mountains as shown in Fig.

The mine locations are highlighted in green. Figure 1. General location of Zortman-Landusky, Gold and Ag produced over the life-of-mine were approximately 47 million grams and million grams respectively. Approximately million tonnes of waste and ore were mined at. Title # Author: OGMINTERN1 Created Date: 9/13/ PM.

Today’s top stories from around the region curated by Mountain West News. Montana tribes join fight against perpetual pollution. At the former Zortman-Landusky mines in northcentral Montana, water bleeds acid mine drainage requiring perpetual treatment more than two decades after Pegasus Gold extracted the last gold and silver.

The fire was located between the towns of Zortman and Landusky, southeast of Hays and southwest of Lodgepole, two towns on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Pegasus Gold started developing the mines, one of the nation’s first open pit cyanide leach gold mines, in the late s. RE:Zortman/LanduskyMineLifeExtensionEIS-PublicScopingIssuesReport ZortmanMining, Inc.

(ZMI) submitted to the BureauofLand Management(BLM) and the Montana De- partment of State Lands(DSL) a proposed modification to the opterating and reclamationplans for the. The Zortman/Landusky mine needed three new 11 million gallon lined ponds to treat the gold heap-leach pad solution.

Containment Solution. Spectrum Engineering, the BLM’s engineer, oversees the 1, acre Zortman and Landusky gold mines under contract to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.

Spectrum Engineering, which has used. Zortman processing site '' (ZL, pages 4 3 ^ 44; emphasis mine). T ogethe r, the environmental baseline studies and the p lans of operations created a set of consequences that are described in the EIS. At Zortman-Landusky, the state wrote the environmental impact study itself, based primarily on information from the company, Mr.

Kuipers said. IBLA, BLM released a draft EIS addressing the "Zortman and Landusky Mines Reclamation Plan Modifications and Mine Life Extensions" in early August and the final EIS in mid-March The final EIS reviews seven alternatives. Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Interagency Bison Management Plan for the State of Montana and Yellowstone National Park.

Vol. I. August Van Horn, R.C. Ferruginous Hawk and Prairie Falcon reproductive and behavioral responses to .Landusky Metals TMDLs and Framework for Water Quality Improvement Plan – Appendix D 3/12/12 Final D-3 Table D Selected Groundwater chemistry data for wells at the Zortman and Landusky Mines Waterbody Segment Site ID Site Description Sample Date Hardness (mg/L) Water Level (ft) Field pH (su) TDS (mg/L) SO 4 (mg/L) AL dis (µg/L) As dis.

The Zortman mine was the first major heap leach gold mine in the United States. Click here to view a graph that provides information about U. S. gold production from the 's to the 's. For a detailed history of the gold mining at Zortman and Landusky, click here (This site may be offline.).