The Orphan Wells & Abandoned Mines Project

A Forest-wide effort to address legacy effects associated with sub-surface mining and oil and gas drilling, this project would authorize mine safety closures, stream capture re-routes, and orphan well plugging in cooperation with partners.

Location Summary

The proposed action could be applied across the Wayne National Forest system where orphaned and abandoned wells, stream captures, or hazardous mine openings exist.

District: Wayne National Forest All Units

Project Documents

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