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Environmental Division  


The objectives of the Environmental Division are to:

  1. provide a means for cooperation and communication among professionals in the minerals industry engaged in any aspect of the physical environment and its condition, 
  2. including health and safety issues related to the minerals industry,
  3. promote safe and environmentally sound mining practices,
  4. create a forum for exchanging technical information, publishing technical papers, and organizing technical meetings/programs, and
  5. encourage and promote education on the subjects related to these phases of the environment.

Technical Subcommittees

  • Microbial Passivization Technologies (Chair: Linda Figueroa)
  • Global Acid Rock Drainage (GARD) (Chair: Terry Chatwin)
  • Environmental Management Systems: International (Chair: Patricia Acker)
  • Environmental Management Systems: United States ( Chair: Dennis Turner)
  • Uranium Mining (Chair: Ginger McLemore)
  • GIS for Mine Environmental Applications (Chair: Rob Kremer)
  • Geochemistry and Waste Rock Characterization Techniques for Mine Closure (Chair: Keith Smith)
  • NGO perspectives on Mining (Chair: Patrick Williamson)
  • Tailings Design (Chair: David Tyler)

Environmental Divison Committees

Envir Executive Committee Envir Nominating & Planning Committee
Envir Distinguished Service Award Committee Envir Program Committee
Envir Membership Committee Envir Program Planning Committee

Envir Scholarship Committee



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