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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: Abandoned Mine Safety Remediation

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Medford DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M0000-2009-0011-CX  Categorical Exclusion
Document Publish Date: 9/23/2009
Summary: This project will remediate mine adits and shafts to protect human life at various locations across the lands managed by the Medford District BLM to protect human life. This work is needed to remove public exposure to physical hazards such as potential falls, atmospheres with low oxygen levels, and possible mine collapses. The work will be ongoing across multiple years. Remediation work will consist of installation of bat gates across horizontal adits, and filling vertical shafts with fill or approved polyurethane foam.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Susan Lee
Contact Email: medford_mail@blm.gov
Contact Phone: 541-618-2291
Program Areas: Minerals, Other