Mining

For more than twelve years, the professionals at WallacePancher Group have focused their business on the Appalachian Bituminous Coal market and provide a wide range of environmental, engineering and permitting services to a diverse mining clientele throughout the middle Appalachian Coal Region. Our work supports numerous, high-production, southwestern Pennsylvania mine operations and satisfies the stringent regulatory requirements of the federal and state environmental agencies, including the USEPA, USACE, Office of Surface Mining, PADEP District Mining Offices, resource agencies and local governments.
From the outset, the professionals at WallacePancher Group work with the mine operator personnel to successfully navigate a wide range of challenging surface and underground mining projects through the rigorous permit application process.
Let the skilled professionals at WallacePancher Group help plan and design your next project to achieve maximum success.
Background
Environmental Inventories
  • GIS Data Management
  • Spatial Data Analysis
  • Certified Wetland Delineators
  • Large Scale Project Experience
  • GPS Data Collection
  • SQL Database Management
  • Client Web-Based Access
  • GIS Analysis and Mapping

STATE / FEDERAL PERMITTING
  • Preparation of PA, OH, and WV SMCRA
  • State 401 Water Quality Certification
  • USACE Nationwide Permit Applications
  • Section 404 Permit Applications
  • State General Permits

Mitigation Development, Design, and Monitoring
  • Site Selection and Landowner Coordination
  • Conservation Easement Negotiation
  • Development of Achievable Mitigation Goals
  • Construction Inspection and Consultation
  • Cost Estimates and Construction Scheduling

AQUATIC RESOURCES
  • Aquatic Resource Assessment
  • Water Quality Sampling
  • Permit Compliance
  • Pre- and Post-Mining Stream Assessments
  • Release Reporting
  • GIS Web-Based Client Interface
  • SFS-Certified Taxonomists
  • Project-Level Sampling Program Design

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ENGINEERING AND ECOLOGY

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