» » Reclamation
I am not an expert on mining law - I am just trying to help. Use the information in this website at your own risk. See the Notice at the bottom of this page.After ground has been disturbed by placer mining, it generally must be reclaimed - put back into its original condition, or as close as reasonably possible.
In good practice, pits are filled or walls are broken down into stable slopes. Piles are broken down. The ground is smoothed and shaped to make it conform to its surroundings, and planted with grasses and possibly other vegetation.
To some extent, reclamation is frequently done as operations progress. While exploring, if a test pit is dug, it is filled in and grass may be planted.
Reclamation requirements vary between jurisdictions.
All images on this website are copyrighted by their owners and they may not be downloaded for other than personal use - republication, retransmission, reproduction or other use is prohibited.
The 3rd image is from FREEBigPictures.com
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.