There’s no way around it—constructing a mine requires changing the landscape. But continued innovations in the reclamation process are returning sites to pristine conditions.
As an increasing number of airports are being explored for gas and oil, measures to ensure safety and environmental challenges are readily available.
Detractors assert that decommissioned coal mines can become an eyesore and a health hazard, but the Red Hills Mine’s reclamation proves them wrong.
This article takes a look at how reclamation techniques can be used to combat and prevent erosion of usable land and how land can be effectively, permanently reclaimed.