Farming restored opencast land.
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Published by Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in Pinner .
Written in English


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SeriesAdvisory leaflet -- 510
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Open LibraryOL14110635M

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Land rehabilitation as a part of environmental remediation is the process of returning the land in a given area to some degree of its former state, after some process (industry, natural disasters, etc.) has resulted in its projects and developments will result in the land becoming degraded, for example mining, farming and forestry. Opencast coal mining has several environmental impacts, which require land rehabilitation when mining operations are finished. For that reason, restoration after . The influence of soil factors on the growth of a grass/clover sward on a restored opencast site in Northumberland, UK Article in Grass and Forage Science 49(4) - .   How to cite this article: Wang, J. et al. Effects of soil and topographic factors on vegetation restoration in opencast coal mine dumps located in a Cited by:

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ONE opencast coal mine in Scotland is being successfully restored, and the resulting "land art sculptures" by the renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks are due to . The land-use is predominantly mixed farming but, where arable dominates, some opencast coal mining with areas now restored to a variety of uses. The remainder of the land is farmed, Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield Character Area Alternatively the land can be prepared for industrial or residential development. In recent years the efficiency of farming within the EEC has led to some over-production. As a consequence future restoration planning for opencast sites is likely to be directed to a more balanced land-use which takes into account a lessening emphasis on.   Fife is celebrating a jobs boost with the news that work at St Ninians opencast mine is due to restart. As well as creating 25 jobs over the next year, the agreement between operators Hargreaves.