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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: Butte Falls Resource Area Abandoned Mine Closures

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Butte Falls
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2009-0040-CX  Categorical Exclusion
Document Publish Date: 8/26/2009
Summary: The Butte Falls Resource Area will build and install grates over mine adits and fill or fence mine shafts. Grates will be fastened to the surrounding rock with bolts or epoxy. If the rock cannot hold fasteners, a culvert will be installed in the mine portal with a grate attached to the culvert. Vertical mine shafts will be filled with rock and soil where possible. If it is not possible to fill, a fence will be constructed around the shaft.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: John McNeel
Contact Phone: 541-618-2370
Program Areas: Minerals