reclamation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Reclamation Center director urges more consistency from BLM http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/reclamation-center-director-urges-more-consistency-blm <p>The head of the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center says regulations for reclamation on federal land are not consistent.</p><p></p><p>Pete Stahl says different BLM field offices across the state have different requirements for reclaiming land after energy development and are inconsistent in how they monitor reclamation. He says when the BLM is evaluating reclamation success, they sometimes compare the reclaimed site to just one small area of undisturbed land, which he says is not enough for a scientific comparison.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:57:24 +0000 Willow Belden 49823 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Reclamation Center director urges more consistency from BLM Mining reclamation conference shares lessons for reclamation success http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mining-reclamation-conference-shares-lessons-reclamation-success <p>An international conference about mining reclamation ended in Laramie today. The American Society of Mining and Reclamation and the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center hosted the event, which featured technical presentations about reclamation issues as well as policy questions and case studies.</p><p>UW professor and director of the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center, Pete Stahl, says there were many Australian and Chinese stakeholders in attendance.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:07:46 +0000 Irina Zhorov 41962 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mining reclamation conference shares lessons for reclamation success Wyoming hosts mining reclamation conference http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-hosts-mining-reclamation-conference <p>Mining industry representatives and researchers are gathering in Laramie this week for the meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. The last time Wyoming hosted the American Society of Mining and Reclamation was in 2007. Peter Stahl, director of the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center, says the fact that the industry gathering has returned to Wyoming so soon is a testament to the state’s role in the field of land reclamation. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:59:29 +0000 Irina Zhorov 41787 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming hosts mining reclamation conference