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Technology Demonstration Projects Conducted by MSE-TA
Roger Wilmoth (EPA), 513-569-7509
Diana Bless (EPA), 513-569-7674
Project #
Title MSE Contact EPA Contact
1
Completed
(PDF, 829 Kb, 64 pp)
Remote Site Neutralization (Crystal Mine) Marty Foote
406-494-7431
martin.foote@mse-ta.com
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
2
Completed
(PDF, 257 Kb, 20 pp)
Clay-based Grouting (Mike Horse Mine) Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
3
Final Report Stage
Sulfate Reducing Bacteria (Lilly Orphan Boy) Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
4
Completed
(PDF, 1 M, 69 pp)
Nitrate Removal (Mineral Hill Mine) Randy Hiebert
406-494-7233
randy.hiebert@mse-ta.com
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
5
Completed
(PDF, 1.2 M, 59 pp)
Biotreatment of Cyanide Leach Water (McCoy Cove Mine) Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Pat Clark
513-569-7561
clark.patrick@epa.gov
6
Cancelled    
7
Completed
(PDF, 4.8 M, 147 pp)
Arsenic Oxidation Demo (Susie Mine) Jay McCloskey
406-494-7262
jay.mccloskey@mse-ta.com
Dave Ferguson
513-569-7518
ferguson.david@epa.gov
8
Completed
Underground Mine Source Control (Miller Mine) Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
9
Completed
(PDF, 4.8 M, 147 pp)
Arsenic Removal (ASARCO Helena Smelter) Jay McCloskey
406-494-7262
jay.mccloskey@mse-ta.com
Dave Ferguson
513-569-7518
ferguson.david@epa.gov
Project #
Title MSE Contact EPA Contact
10
Completed
(PDF, 15.5 M, 55 pp)
Surface Waste Pile Source Control (Peerless) Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
11
Completed
Biological Cyanide Heap Detoxification Diane Jordan
406-494-7189
diane.jordan@mse-ta.com
Pat Clark
513-569-7561
clark.patrick@epa.gov
12
Completed
(PDF, 15.5 M, 55 pp)
Sulfate Reducing Bacteria Reactive Wall (Calliope Mine) Marek Zaluski
406-494-7434
mark.zaluski@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
12A
Completed
Calliope Mine Internet Monitoring System Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
14
Completed
Biological Barrier (Mammoth Tailings) Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
15
Completed
Tailings Source Control (Mammoth Tailings) Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
16
Active (Near Completion)
Integrated Biological Reactor System (Sure Thing Mine) Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
16A
Final Report Stage
SRB Driven Sulfide Precipitation Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
Project #
Title MSE Contact EPA Contact
17
Completed
Lead Dust/Paint Abatement Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Alva Daniels
513-569-7693
daniels.alva@epa.gov
18
Completed
Gas Fed SRB  Treatment (Berkeley Pit) Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
19
Completed
In-Situ Mercury Removal (Sulphur Bank Mine) Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Ed Bates
513-569-7774
bates.edward@epa.gov
20
Completed
(PDF, 1.3 M, 43 pp)
Selenium Treatment (Kennecott Copper) Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
21
Final Report Stage
Integrated Process for Treating Berkeley Pit Water Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
22
Completed
Phosphate Stabilization of Mine Waste Soils Jay Cornish
406-723-8213
jay.cornish@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
23
Completed
Revegetation of Mine Soils (Leadwood/Big River Chat Piles) Darcy Bryne-Kelly
406-494-7419
dbryne@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
24
Completed
Improved SRB Reactors Marek Zaluski
406-494-7434
mark.zaluski@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
25
Completed
Passive Treatment of Arsenic Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
Project #
Title MSE Contact EPA Contact
26
Completed
Prevention of AMD Generation from Open-Pit Highwalls Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
28
Active
Mine Site Telemetry using a Fuel Cell Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
29
Completed
Remediation Technology Evaluation (Gilt Edge Mine) Test Cells Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
30
Active
Acid/Metal Tolerant Plants Jay Cornish
406-723-8213
jay.cornish@mse-ta.com
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
31
Completed
Remote Analytical Monitor Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Jim Lazorchak
513-569-7076
lazorchak.jim@epa.gov
33
Final Report Stage
Micro encapsulation to Prevent AMD Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
34
Active
Bioremediation of Anchor Pit Lake (Gilt Edge Mine) Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
35
Completed
Biological Prevention of AMD (Gilt Edge Mine) Rock Pit Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
36
Completed
Ceramic Microfiltration Mary Ann Harrington-Baker
406-494-7240
maryann.harrington@mse-ta.com
Dave Ferguson
513-569-7518
ferguson.david@epa.gov
Additional MSE Projects & Contacts 2002 (Activity III)    
Project #
Title MSE Contact EPA Contact
38
Final Report Stage
Linking Waterfowl with Contaminant Specialization in Riparian Soils Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
39
Final Report Stage
Long-Term Monitoring of Permeable Treatment Wall at the Interstate Site Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
40
Active
ENPAR's Electrochemical Cover Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
Additional MSE Projects & Contacts 2003    
41
Completed
Update of Case Studies Suzzann Nordwick
406-494-7433
suzzann.nordwick@mse-ta.com
Ed Bates
513-569-7774
bates.edward@epa.gov
42
Active
Physical Solutions for Acid Mine Drainage at Remote Sites Jay McCloskey
406-494-7262
jay.mccloskey@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
43
Active
Thallium Removal from Mine Waste Waters Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov
44
Cancelled
Remediation of Underground Mines Using Source Control / Passive Tech Lynn McCloskey
406-494-7371
Roger Wilmoth
513-569-7509
wilmoth.roger@epa.gov
45
Cancelled
Microbial and Geochemical Responses in Acid Producing Mine Tailings Randy Hiebert
406-494-7233
randy.hiebert@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
  Additional MSE Projects & Contacts 2004    
46
Final Report Stage
Cyanide Heap Biological Detoxification Phase II Diane Jordan
406-494-7189
diane.jordan@mse-ta.com
Pat Clark
513-569-7561
clark.patrick@epa.gov
Additional MSE Projects & Contact 2005    
47
Active
Sustainability of Substrates in SRB Bioreactors Marek Zaluski
mark.zaluski@mse-ta.com
Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
48
Cancelled
Passive Treatment Technology Evaluation for Reducing Metal Loading Brian Park
406-494-7415
brian.park@mse-ta.com
Norma Lewis
513-569-7665
lewis.norma@epa.gov

 

Research Projects Conducted by Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Project #
Title Montana Tech Contact EPA Contact
1
Completed
(PDF, 208 Kb, 39 pp)
Berkeley Pit Research Project Hsin Huang
406-496-4139
hhuang@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
2
Completed
Sludge Stabilization Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
MEpeterson@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
3
Completed
(PDF, 212 Kb, 33 pp)
3A
Completed
(PDF, 2.7 M, 89 pp)
3 B
Completed
(PDF, 6 M, 79 pp)
Photoassisted Electron Transfer Reactions Courtney Young
406-496-4158
cyoung@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
4
Completed
(PDF, 235 Kb, 53 pp)
Metal Removal by Neutral Chelating Polymers Doug Cameron
406-496-4247
dcameron@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
5
Completed
(PDF, 402 Kb, 87 pp)
Arsenic Removal Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
6
Cancelled    
7
Completed
Berkeley Pit Innovative Technology Projects Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
8
Completed
(PDF, 359 Kb, 97 pp)
Berkeley Pit Lake Characterization - Phase I Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
9
Completed
(PDF, 236 Kb, 66 pp)
Pit Lake Sediment Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Project #
Title Montana Tech Contact EPA Contact
10
Completed
(PDF, 783 Kb, 54 pp)
Pit Lake Biology Dr. Grant Mitman
406-496-4617
gmitman@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
11
Completed
(Web publication not available)
Berkeley Pit Lake Characterization - Phase II Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
12
Completed
Thallium Removal Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
13
Completed
Sulfide Complexes of Tailings Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
14
Completed
Neural Networking of Pit Lake Data Curtis Link
406-496-4165
clink@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
15
Cancelled
     
16
Completed
Berkeley Pit Lake Characterization -Phase III Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
New Starts 2000 Montana Tech    
Project #
Title Montana Tech Contact EPA Contact
17
Completed
Mine Dump Reclamation Using Mountain Bent Grass Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
MEpeterson@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
18
Completed
Investigation of Natural Wetlands
Near Abandoned Mine Sites
Dr. Chris Gammons
406-496-4763
cgammons@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
19
Completed
Removing Oxyanions of Arsenic & Selenium
from Mine Waste Waters Using Galvanically
Enhanced Cementation Technology
Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
20
Completed
Algal Bioremediation of Berkeley Pit Lake System
- Phase II
Dr. Grant Mitman
406-496-4617
gmitman@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
21
Canceled
Berkeley Pit Water Remediation Plan
Using Mill Tailings
Dr. Steve Anderson
406-496-4409
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Additional Montana Tech Projects & Contacts 2002 (Activity IV)    
22 & 26 Combined
Completed
Organic Matter Degradation Rate in a Sulfate Reducing Wetland Dr. William Drury
406-496-4203
bdrury@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
23
Completed
Sulfate Removal Technology Development Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
24
Completed
Algal Remediation of Berkeley Pit Water, Phase III Dr. Grant Mitman
406-496-4617
gmitman@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
25
Completed
Heavy and Toxic Metal Remediation Using Reductive Precipitation
/ Cementation for Ecosystem Enhancement
Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Project #
Title Montana Tech Contact EPA Contact
26
See 23 above
     
27
Completed
Subaqueous Oxidation of Pyrite and Stable Isotope Geochemistry of an Acidic Pit Lake Dr. Chris Gammons
406-496-4763
cgammons@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
28
Completed
The Effects of Plant Species and Rodents
on the Sequestration and / or Movement
of Mercury from Reclaimed Sites
Dr. Thomas Waring
406-496-4439
twaring@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
29
Final Report Stage
Field Monitoring and Evaluation of
Reclamation Strategies in the
Helena National Forest
Dr. Rich McNearny
406-496-4624
rmcnearny@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
30
Final Report Stage
Algal Bioremediation of
the Berkeley Pit Lake
System-an In-situ Test Using Limnocorrals
Dr. Grant Mitman
406-496-4617
gmitman@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
 
Montana Tech Projects & Contacts 2003
   
Project #
Title Montana Tech Contact EPA Contact
31
Active
Modified Ferrihydrite for Enhanced Removal of Arsenic from Mine Wastewater Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
32
Final Report Stage
Geochemistry and Isotopic Composition of H2S-rich Water in Flooded Underground Mine Workings, Butte, Montana Dr. Chris Gammons
406-496-4763
cgammons@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
33
Final Report Stage
CALPUFF Modeling of Copper Smelter Emissions Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
mepeterson@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
34
Active
Passive Remediation of Sulfide Wastes Through the Utilization of Composite Covers, Lime and Controlled Oxygen Diffusion: A Study of Diffusion Rates Through Composite Covers of Varying Saturation Phillip Patton
406-496-4778
ppatton@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Montana Tech Projects & Contacts 2004
35
Active
Modified Ferrihydrite for Enhanced Removal of Dissolved Metals from Mine and Wastewater Dr. Larry Twidwell
406-496-4208
ltwidwell@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
36
Active
Dual Ecosystem Enhancement: In-Situ Pitlake Remediation by Slag Silicate Addition

Dr. Courtney Young
406-496-4158
cyoung@mtech.edu

George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
37
Active
Biosamplers for Studying Contamination Dr. Holly Peterson
406-496-4339
hpeterson@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
38
Active
Visualization of In Situ Douglas Fir Roots and Ectomycorrhizae Dr. Martha Apple
406-496-4575
mapple@mtech.edu
George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Additional Montana Tech Projects and Contacts 2005

 

 

39
Active

Influence of Anions on the Removal of Arsenic by Co-Precipitation / Long-term Stability of Ferrihydrite

Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
mepeterson@mtech.edu

George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov

40
Active
Vertical Gradients / Biogeochemistry of Flooded Mine Shafts

Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
mepeterson@mtech.edu

George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov

Activity V
Active
CD-ROM Tech Transfer

Helen Joyce
406-494-7232
helen.joyce@mse-ta.com
Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
mepeterson@mtech.edu

Diana Bless
513-569-7674
bless.diana@epa.gov
John McCready
513-569-7804
mccready.john@epa.gov

Activity VI
Active
Training and Education -
Native American Initiative
Mark Peterson
406-496-4263
mepeterson@mtech.edu

George Huffman
513-569-7431
huffman.george@epa.gov
Douglas Grosse
513-569-7844
grosse.douglas@epa.gov

 

Research Projects Conducted by EPA and the University of Cincinnati
Project #
Title UC Contact EPA Contact
1
Active
Metal Recovery from the Berkeley Pit using SRB's Rakish Govind
513-556-2666
rgovind@alpha.che.uc.edu
Henry Tabak
513-569-7681
tabak.henry@epa.gov
2
Active
Membrane-facilitated SRB Reactor  Rakish Govind
513-556-2666
rgovind@alpha.che.uc.edu
Henry Tabak
513-569-7681
tabak.henry@epa.gov
3
Completed
Biosorption and Metal Toxicity from SRB treatment Rakish Govind
513-556-2666
rgovind@alpha.che.uc.edu
Henry Tabak
513-569-7681
tabak.henry@epa.gov

 

Research Projects Conducted by  EPA Cincinnati
Project #
Title EPA Contact Phone E-Mail Address
1
Active
Recovery of Metal Values from Berkeley Pit Water John Burckle
Diana Bless
Richard Scharp
513-569-7496
513-569-7674
513-569-7393
burckle.john@epa.gov
bless.diana@epa.gov
scharpe.richard@epa.gov
3
Completed
(PDF, 579 Kb, 99 pp)
Performing Quality Flow Measurements at Mine Sites Lauren Drees 513-569-7087 drees.lauren@epa.gov

 

Multi Media Tech Transfer Projects
Conducted by U.S. EPA Cincinnati
Project #
Title EPA Contact Phone E-Mail Address
1
Completed
Mining Impacted Pit Lakes 2000 Workshop Proceedings: A Multimedia CD Presentation John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
2
Completed
Hardrock Mining 2002: Issues Shaping the Industry Conference Newmedia CD John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
3
Completed
Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP) As a Machine Fluid CD
John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
4
Completed
Introduction to Comprehensive Performance Evaluations CD John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
5
Completed
Effective Risk Management of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Workshop Newmedia CD John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
6
Completed
Mining Impacted Pit Lakes 2004 Workshop Proceedings: A Multimedia CD Presentation John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov
7
Active
High Profile Top 10 Projects CD John McCready 513-569-7804 mccready.john@epa.gov

 


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