Association of Engineering Geologists, Great Basin Chapter: Monthly Dinner Meeting—January 10, 2019

SPEAKER: Shawn Gooch, P.E.
TOPIC: Water Pollution Control Permitting in Nevada for Metals Mining

https://www.aegweb.org/group/GB

ABSTRACT: Metals mining in the State of Nevada that uses mechanized equipment is required to obtain a  Water  Pollution  Control  Permit  from  the  Department  of  Conservation  and  Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation (BMRR) pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 445A and Nevada Administrative Code  445A. BMRR’s Regulation Branch operates under these statues and codes with a mission to provide protection of “Waters of the State” by enforcing water pollution control regulations at mining facilities. The presentation will provide an overview of typical water pollution control permitting for small and large scale metals mining. The presentation will also cover new 2018 regulations and upcoming changes and improvements to the permitting process. Some general attention will be given to reclamation and closure topics as well as inspection and compliance activities. The presentation will emphasize containment of process solution through a variety of methods including use of synthetic liner systems, secondary containment systems, double containment, and QA/QC procedures.

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The Bar is sponsored, and we are providing complimentary dinners to the first three students who submit RSVP’s. Any additional students will be charged $25.

LOCATION:
SURE STAY PLUS HOTEL
BY BEST WESTERN
1981 TERMINAL WAY
RENO, NEVADA 89502

SOCIAL HOUR: 5:15PM; DINNER: 6:00PM; PRESENTATION: 7:00PM
Social Hour Sponsored by Doug and Merrily Graham
Cost: Members: $30.00 ~ Non-Members: $32.00 ~ Students: $25.00
Currently seeking a sponsor for student dinners!

RSVP NO LATER THAN 5PM, TUESDAY, JANUARY 8th (lenient) to mkgraham75@gmail.com

Please give us a 48 Hour Cancellation Notice if you are not able to attend. “No shows” without proper notification will be charged. You will be responsible for your invited guests who do not comply with the cancellation request.  Thank you.

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