2018 West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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2018 West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:00 AM -
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)


Individual Registration $175
(Late registration start March 12 at midnight, $195.00)
Exhibitor Registration $300

2018 Program

West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium
Marriott Waterfront Hotel
(304) 296-1700
Morgantown, West Virginia
March 27-28, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 am  Registration

9:00 - 9:05 am Welcome:
Charlie Miller, Chairman of the Task Force, Bridgeport, WV
Moderators: Randy Maggard, MEPCO LLC, Morgantown, WV
    Ben Faulkner, Bratton Farms, Princeton, WV

9:05 - 9:30 am "Status of West Virignia Mining and Reclamation"
Harold Ward, West Virginia Department of Environmental
Protection, Charleston, WV

9:30 - 10:00 am "OSM Update on Mining, Reclamation and AMD"
Glenda Owens, Acting Director
Tom Shope, Regional Director, Appalachian Region|
Roger Calhoun, DIrector, Charleston Field Office
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

10:00 - 10:30 am BREAK

10:30 - 11:00 am "Construction of the Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Plant
in Muddy Creek"

Larry Rigglman, West Virginia Department of Environmental 
Protection, Philippi, WV

11:00 - 11:30 am "The Huling Branch AML Reclamation, ATV Recreation,
and Watershed Improvement Project"

Patrick Webb, PA Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation
Ebensburg, PA

11:30 - 12:00 Noon "Water Issues with the Shale Gas Industry"
Brady Gutta, Antero Resources, Inc., Morgantown, WV

12:00 - 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 - 1:35 pm REGROUP
Moderators: Paul Ziemkiewicz, WVU, Morgantown, WV
    Mike Isabell, Mission Coal, Summersville, WV

1:35 - 2:00 pm "2017-18 Legislative Issues on Mining, Reclamation and
Water Quality"

Jason Bostic, West Virginia Coal Association, Charleston, WV

SPECIAL SESSION ON UNDERGROUND MINE POOLS

2:00 - 2:30 pm "Flooding of the Underground Pittsburgh Mines:
Development and Management"

Joe Donovan, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2:30 - 3:00 pm "PADEP's Method for Permitting Underground Mine
Discharges and Actual Post-Mining Pool Elevations"

Brent Means, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement, Pittsburgh, PA

3:00 - 3:30 pm BREAK

3:30 - 4:00 pm "The Eastern Underground Mine Pool Consortium"
Sarah Kreitzer, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement, Pittsburgh, PA

4:00 - 4:30 pm "Underground Mine Water Quality Evolution: Long-term
Data Sets"

Paul Ziemkiewicz, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

4:30 - 5:00 pm "Innovative Design for Treating High Flow and High Iron
Discharges"

Jon Dietz, Iron Oxide Technologies, State College, PA

5:00 - 7:30 pm RECEPTION and EXHIBIT SESSION


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

7:30 - 8:00 am Registration

8:00 - 8:05 am Moderator Welcome : Tiff Hilton, WOPEC, Lewisburg, WV

8:05 - 8:30 am "Relationship Between Stream Water Quality and
Biological Recovery"

Natalie Kruse-Daniels, Ohio University, Athens, OH

8:30 - 9:00 am "Off-Grid Active Treatment Using Siphons, Dosers, 
and Passive Mixing"

Tim Danehy, Biomost, Inc., Mars, PA

9:00 - 9:30 am "Temporal Variability in Trace Metal Removal in Vertical
Flow Bioreactors"

Julie LaBar, St. Francis University, Loretto, PA

9:30 - 10:00am "Passive Treatment of AMD in Sunday, Monday, & Racoon
Creeks, OH"

Ben McCament, Ohio Department of Natural Resources,
Athens, OH

10:00 - 10:30 am BREAK

10:30 - 11:00 am "User-Friendly Geochemical Modeling to Evaluate Active
and Passive Treatment for Coal Mine Discharges"

Charles Cravotta, US Geological Survey, New Cumberland, PA

11:00 - 11:30 am "Recovery of Metals from Wastewater and Oil"
Rakesh Govind, PRD Tech, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

11:30 - 12:00 Noon "Stream Restoration on Mining Impacted Watersheds"
Tim Denicola, Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Bridgeport, WV

12:00 Noon ADJOURN








 

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