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2017 Mine Summit Agenda

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A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of
Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands
November 14, 2017
8am – 4pm
Meeting called by
Colorado School of Mines [Mining, CEE, EDS and HE]
State of Colorado
Payne Institute for Earth Resources
Meeting objectives
The Mines 2017 Abandoned Mines Summit will provide a forum for attendees to discuss:
–       Status of current abandoned mine inventories;
–       Review technology and site management best practices and challenges; and
–       Establish networking opportunities for future collaborations.
8am – 9am
Registration and Coffee
9am – 9:15am
Opening Remarks
President Johnson
9:15am – 10:30am
What do We Know about our Sites
Colorado Site Inventory | Jeff Graves
Montana State Inventory | Bill Bullock
National Park Service | Greg Nottingham
David Holm and Robin Bullock
10:30am – 10:45am
10:45am – 12:00pm
Reclamation, Water Management and Reuse
Empire Creek | Diane Kelty 
Minnie Lynch Mine | Jason Willis/TU
Legacy Mine Sites | Devon Horntvedt/Worthington-Miller Environmental
Mark Rudolph and Linda Figueroa
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Ramona Graves
12:45pm – 2:00pm
Policy and Partnerships
Orphan Boy, Montana | Joel Chavez/MDEQ
Snake River and Bonita Peak | Mark Rudolph/CDPHE
Good Sam | Ryan Ellis/Interstate Mining Compact Commission
Community Reclamation Partnerships Act CRPA HR 2937 Passed House Version
Overview of Community Reclamation Partnership Act CRPA HR 2937
Doug Young and Marcie Bidwell
2:00pm – 2:15pm
2:15pm- 3:30pm
Stakeholder Perspectives
Regulatory | Bonie Pate/CDPHE
Industry | Laura Skaer/AEMA
Snake River NGO | Brian Lorch
Community | Michelle Hamilton/Silverton
Academia | Joe Ryan/CU Boulder
Nicole Smith
3:30pm – 3:45pm
What We Heard
Priscilla Nelson
3:45pm – 4:00pm
Next Steps and Closing 
Robin Bullock and Linda Figueroa