Cleaning Up Behind The Mine

Jul 10, 2014

Agriculture and aggregate operations coexist near Corvallis.

It's one of the sharper debates in extractive industries: what happens to land that has been mined. 

Think about strip mines and mountaintop-removal mining. 

Now think happier thoughts, because Oregon rewards companies that do good work in reclaiming mined land. 

We get the word on the program from DOGAMI, the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.