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This LATIS is an introduction to mining and reclamation practices of the construction aggregate industry. Aggregate mining offers professional opportunities as well as challenges for the landscape architect. The paper describes planning procedures and techniques for reclaiming mined land and gives general guidelines for those interested in this area of professional practice. Case studies of several successful reclamation projects provide and overview of the wide range of development options made possible by the mining and reclamation of land.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn about the aggregate mining industry.
2. Learn about surface mine reclamation regulations.
3. Learn the Reclamation Planning Process.
Anthony M. Bauer, FASLA, and Robert E. Ford, ASLA
American Society of Landscape Architects