TITLE

ROCK IN A HARD PLACE

AUTHOR(S)
DuChene, Jenna; Reed, Christine
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difficulty in collecting salt deposits in New York state. Rock salt production in the state averages about 4.3 million metric tons annually. In partnership with the federal Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the state's Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) Division of Mineral Resources oversees all aspects of solution salt mining in New York, including well drilling, plugging and operational activities.
ACCESSION #
38026786

 

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