2017 NAAMLP HARDROCK ABANDONED MINE LAND RECLAMATION AWARD WINNERS

This award program aims to recognize exemplary projects in two categories:

  1. Remediation of Contamination Impacting the Environment or Human Health, and
  2. Remediation of Physical Safety Hazards at legacy abandoned hard rock mines in the United States.
Initiated in 2016, NAAMLP recognizes those responsible for the nation's highest achievements in hardrock abandoned mine land reclamation. The annual Hardrock Abandoned Mine Land Remediation Awards Program publicly recognizes outstanding hardrock abandoned mine land remediation or reclamation and publicizes exemplary reclamation techniques.



Contamination Impacting the Environment or Human Health

Trout Unlimited

Gunnison County, Colorado: Akron Mine and Mill Reclamation Project – North Pile




Physical Safety Hazards

Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety

Boulder, Colorado: Remediation of Physical Safety Hazards at Buckingham Park




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