Pollution pp 331-345 | Cite as

A Study of the Effectiveness of Backfilling in Controlling Mine Drainage

  • Keith G. Kirk
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 2)


A major ecological problem in Pennsylvania today is the pollution of our streams and rivers caused by acid mine drainage from strip mining. One of the current solutions to the problem is contour backfilling of the stripped land.


Coal Seam Acid Mine Drainage Titratable Acidity Bituminous Coal Strip Mining 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith G. Kirk
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  1. 1.Department of GeosciencesPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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