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ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Since the program's inception in 1980, the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Bureau (now the Mine Waste Cleanup Bureau) has completed reclamation at 408 coal mine sites located in 33 eastern Montana counties and at an additional 38 hardrock mine sites located in 17 western Montana counties for a total of 446 sites reclaimed in 43 counties.

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Photo of Brooklyn Mine Before Reclamation Brooklyn Mine waste rock before Photo of Brooklyn Mine After Reclamation Brooklyn Mine waste rock after
Photo of Brooklyn Mine Before Reclamation South Boulder Creek before Photo of Brooklyn Mine After Reclamation South Boulder Creek after
Photo of Maxville Tailings Before Reclamation Londonderry waste rock before Photo of Maxville Tailings After Reclamation Londonderry waste rock after
Photo of the Great Falls Gravel Pit Before Reclamation Great Falls gravel pit before Photo of the Great Falls Gravel Pit After Reclamation Great Falls gravel pit after
Photo of Slowey Mill Before Reclamationn Slowey Mill site before Photo of Slowey Mill After Reclamation Slowey Mill site after
Photo of Slowey Mill Before Reclamation Slowey tailings before Photo of Slowey Mill After Reclamation Slowey tailings after
Photo of Spring Hill Tailings Before Reclamation Spring Hill tailings before Photo of Spring Hill Tailings After Reclamation Spring Hill mine tailings after