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An Analysis of Pennsylvania’s
Accelerated Response Program
Pennsylvania’s Alternative to the Federal Office of
Surface Min...
Background
October 2010:
The Federal Office of Surface Mining
(OSM) ceased implementing the Federal
Emergency Program to a...
History of OSM Emergency Program in PA
Since the inception of the federally
funded AML Program in Pennsylvania
around 1980...
PA Coal Fields and BAMR District Boundaries
Background
In response to the cessation of the
Emergency Program by OSM,
Pennsylvania chose not to request
delegation of t...
Accelerated Response Program
Unlike traditional OSM Emergency
Projects, accelerated response
projects require submission o...
ARP Project Example – Green Street Subsidence, North
Belle Vernon Borough, Westmoreland County
Subsidence
Damage to
Home
ARP Project Example – Green Street Subsidence, North
Belle Vernon Borough, Westmoreland County
Project
Construction
Post Construction
Post Construction
• Official Start Date: December 11, 2012
• Contract Completion Date: January 9, 2013
• Project Cost: $13...
Program Analysis - OSM Emergency Program vs. ARP
• PA’s Accelerated Response Program (ARP) has
been up and running since O...
Analysis and Comparison of Programs
• Numbers and Types of Projects
• Geographic Location of Projects
• NEPA Compliance an...
Total Number of Inquiry Investigations and Rate of
Accelerated Response Projects
Federal Fiscal Year
2011 2012 2013
Inquir...
OSM Emergency Projects in PA (FY05-FY10)
Fiscal Year Bituminous Anthracite Total
2005 99 67 166
2006 39 77 116
2007 73 66 ...
Number and Types of ARP Projects
Federal
Fiscal Year
BAMR
ARP
Sites
Subsidence
Mine
Drainage
Mine
Gas
Fires
Land
Slide
Min...
Number and Types of OSM Emergencies
Federal
Fiscal
Year
OSM
Emergencies
Subsidence
Mine
Drainage
Mine
Gas
Fires
Land
Slide...
Comparison of AML Problem Types -
OSM Emergency Program
vs. PA ARP Program
AML Problem Type
Program Subsidence
Mine
Draina...
ARP Projects in PA by Month
AML Emergencies by Month in PA
ARP Projects - Anthracite Region
OSM Emergency Projects – Anthracite Region
Example ARP Project – Plymouth Borough, Luzerne
County (Anthracite District)
ARP Construction
Project Summary
Response Timeline:
Notification Received: September 12, 2011
ATP Requested: September 14, 2011
ATP Issued:...
ARP Projects - Bituminous Region
OSM Emergency Projects - Bituminous Region
Example ARP Project – Bausman Street Subsidence
City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Small Hole Large
Hole
ARP Construction
Project Summary
Response Timeline:
Notification Received: May 22, 2012
ATP Requested: May 23, 2012
ATP Issued: May 24, 201...
Significant Differences between PA’s ARP and
the OSM Emergency Program
• ARP Projects require an Authorization to
proceed ...
Time in Days from Notification to Request of ATP
PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013)
Time
No. of
Projects
Percent
Cumul...
Time in Days for OSM to Review and Issue ATP
PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013)
Time
No. of
Projects
Percent
Cumulativ...
Reclamation Method used to Complete
ARP Projects
Reclamation
Method
Anthracite
District
Bituminous
District
Statewide Perc...
Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X,
Hazle Township, Luzerne County
Mine Subsidence
Cavehole in
Parking L...
Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X,
Hazle Township, Luzerne County
Project
Construction
Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X,
Hazle Township, Luzerne County
Reclaimed
Mine Subsidence
Cavehole in...
Project Details
• Notification and Investigation: March 16, 2011
• Opening under pavement measuring 11 feet in
diameter an...
Costs to Complete ARP Projects by
Region (FY2011 - FY2013)
Anthracite
District
Bituminous
District
Statewide
Cost
Percent
...
Total Construction Cost of OSM Emergency Projects in PA
Fiscal
Year
Bituminous Anthracite Total
2005 $ 2,068,914 $ 821,235...
ARP Construction Cost Range
and Typical Project Costs
ARP Project Costs
(FY2011 – FY2013)
Cost Range No. of Projects
> $10...
Analysis of Emergency Project Costs
Contract Range No. of Projects
Contracts > $100,000* 33
$50,000 - $100,000 26
$25,000 ...
Manpower Resources Required
Implementing the Program (FTEs)
Fiscal
Year
Total ARP
Hours
Full Time
Equivalents
(FTE)
Salary...
Staff Effort shown as Bi-weekly Full Time Equivalents
(Federal Fiscal Years FY2011 – FY2013)
0.0
2.0
4.0
6.0
8.0
10.0
12.0...
Total, 3-year, manpower and construction costs to
implement the Program
Cost Percent
In-house Construction Cost $ 354,325 ...
Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project
BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County
Mine Subsidence
Cavehole i...
Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project
BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County
Project
Construction
Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project
BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County
Reclaimed
Mine Subsidence
...
Project Details
• Notification and Investigation: July 16, 2013
• Bell-shape opening in yard area measuring 15
feet in dia...
Time in Days from Notification to Initiation of Construction
PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013)
Time
No. of
Projects
P...
Days from Notification to Initiation of Construction
OSM Emergency Projects (FY2005 - FY2010)
Time
No. of
Projects
Percent...
Time in Days from Notification to Completion of Construction
PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013)
Time
No. of
Projects
P...
Days from Notification to Completion of Project Construction
OSM Emergency Projects (FY2005 - FY2010)
Time
No. of
Projects...
Selected Comparison of OSM Emergency
Program to PA ARP Program
Program Metric
OSM
Emergency
PA-BAMR
ARP
Average Annual Num...
ARP Program Implementation Summary
• Set up ARP Program with no additional staff
• Absorbed total costs (staff and project...
Simpson Refuse Pile Fire (Jan. 2014)
Fell Township, Lackawanna County
• 2014 turning out to be a non-typical year
• Over $...
Simpson Refuse Pile Fire – Construction
Lackawanna River
Water Supply Pump
Borehole for
Monitoring
Temperatures
Fire
Suppr...
Simpson Refuse Pile Fire Summary
Response Timeline:
Notification Received: December 15, 2013
ATP Requested: December 24, 2...
Extinguished Simpson Refuse Pile Fire (06/05/14)
Acknowledgements
The presenters would like to acknowledge
and thank Rick Balogh and his staff of the
Office of Surface Min...
Questions?
Contact Information:
ecavazza@pa.gov
814-472-1800
or
brbradley@pa.gov
717-783-2267
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Eric Cavazza and Brian Bradley, PA DEP, "An Analysis of PAs Accelerated Response Program- Pennsylvania's Alternative to the Federal Office of Surface Mining's (OSM) Emergency Program"

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In October of 2010, the Federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) ceased implementing the Federal Emergency Response Program to address suddenly occurring, high-priority, abandoned mine land (AML) problems in Pennsylvania. In response to the cessation of the Emergency Program by OSM, Pennsylvania chose to not accept delegation of the Emergency Program from OSM but rather to set up and Accelerated Response Program to address the AML problems traditionally dealt with by OSM.

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Eric Cavazza and Brian Bradley, PA DEP, "An Analysis of PAs Accelerated Response Program- Pennsylvania's Alternative to the Federal Office of Surface Mining's (OSM) Emergency Program"

  1. 1. An Analysis of Pennsylvania’s Accelerated Response Program Pennsylvania’s Alternative to the Federal Office of Surface Mining’s (OSM) Emergency Program Eric E. Cavazza, P.E. and Brian Bradley, P.G. June 27, 2014
  2. 2. Background October 2010: The Federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) ceased implementing the Federal Emergency Program to address suddenly occurring, high-priority, abandoned mine land (AML) problems in Pennsylvania.
  3. 3. History of OSM Emergency Program in PA Since the inception of the federally funded AML Program in Pennsylvania around 1980, OSM has administered the OSM Emergency Program from the Appalachian Regional Office in Pittsburgh (Bituminous Region) and its satellite Office in Wilkes-Barre (Anthracite Region).
  4. 4. PA Coal Fields and BAMR District Boundaries
  5. 5. Background In response to the cessation of the Emergency Program by OSM, Pennsylvania chose not to request delegation of the Emergency Program from OSM but rather chose to set up an Accelerated Response Program to address the AML problems traditionally dealt with by OSM.
  6. 6. Accelerated Response Program Unlike traditional OSM Emergency Projects, accelerated response projects require submission of a formal written request from Pennsylvania to OSM for an Authorization to Proceed (ATP).
  7. 7. ARP Project Example – Green Street Subsidence, North Belle Vernon Borough, Westmoreland County Subsidence Damage to Home
  8. 8. ARP Project Example – Green Street Subsidence, North Belle Vernon Borough, Westmoreland County Project Construction
  9. 9. Post Construction
  10. 10. Post Construction • Official Start Date: December 11, 2012 • Contract Completion Date: January 9, 2013 • Project Cost: $135,262.50 (Final) • Project Area: 0.2 Acres • Description: Stabilized residential properties by injecting 300 CY of pre-mixed commercially available sand/cement grout material into the mine voids through boreholes
  11. 11. Program Analysis - OSM Emergency Program vs. ARP • PA’s Accelerated Response Program (ARP) has been up and running since October of 2010 • An analysis of the first three full years of implementation of the ARP was completed • An analysis of the last six years of the OSM Emergency Program was also completed • The two programs were then compared and contrasted
  12. 12. Analysis and Comparison of Programs • Numbers and Types of Projects • Geographic Location of Projects • NEPA Compliance and ATPs • In-House vs. Contracted Projects • Project Costs and Manpower • Project Construction Timeframes • Program Implementation Summary
  13. 13. Total Number of Inquiry Investigations and Rate of Accelerated Response Projects Federal Fiscal Year 2011 2012 2013 Inquiries ARP Rate Inquiries ARP Rate Inquiries ARP Rate Anthracite District 332 49 14.8% 205 21 10.2% 216 18 8.3% Bituminous District 387 49 12.7% 394 29 7.4% 421 53 12.6% Totals: 719 98 13.6% 599 50 8.3% 637 71 11.1% Average per year: 73 Projects
  14. 14. OSM Emergency Projects in PA (FY05-FY10) Fiscal Year Bituminous Anthracite Total 2005 99 67 166 2006 39 77 116 2007 73 66 139 2008 67 48 115 2009 81 36 117 2010 69 46 115 Totals 428 340 768 Average per year: 128 Projects
  15. 15. Number and Types of ARP Projects Federal Fiscal Year BAMR ARP Sites Subsidence Mine Drainage Mine Gas Fires Land Slide Mine Opening 2011 98 81 2 1 2 6 6 2012 50 45 1 1 1 0 2 2013 71 61 2 0 2 3 3 Totals 219 187 5 2 5 9 11 Percent 85% 2% 1% 2% 4% 5%
  16. 16. Number and Types of OSM Emergencies Federal Fiscal Year OSM Emergencies Subsidence Mine Drainage Mine Gas Fires Land Slide Mine Opening 2005 166 123 8 10 8 3 14 2006 116 96 2 3 3 0 12 2007 139 112 7 6 3 2 9 2008 115 96 4 2 1 4 8 2009 117 93 7 5 5 1 6 2010 115 86 5 4 2 1 17 Totals 768 606 33 30 22 11 66 Percent 79% 4% 4% 3% 1% 9%
  17. 17. Comparison of AML Problem Types - OSM Emergency Program vs. PA ARP Program AML Problem Type Program Subsidence Mine Drainage Mine Gas Fires Land Slide Mine Opening OSM Emergency 79% 4% 4% 3% 1% 9% PA-DEP ARP 85% 2% 1% 2% 4% 5%
  18. 18. ARP Projects in PA by Month
  19. 19. AML Emergencies by Month in PA
  20. 20. ARP Projects - Anthracite Region
  21. 21. OSM Emergency Projects – Anthracite Region
  22. 22. Example ARP Project – Plymouth Borough, Luzerne County (Anthracite District)
  23. 23. ARP Construction
  24. 24. Project Summary Response Timeline: Notification Received: September 12, 2011 ATP Requested: September 14, 2011 ATP Issued: September 14, 2011 Construction Started: September 29, 2011 Construction Completed: October 20, 2011 Construction Duration: 21 Calendar Days Reclamation Method: Contract Project Cost: $85,812
  25. 25. ARP Projects - Bituminous Region
  26. 26. OSM Emergency Projects - Bituminous Region
  27. 27. Example ARP Project – Bausman Street Subsidence City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Small Hole Large Hole
  28. 28. ARP Construction
  29. 29. Project Summary Response Timeline: Notification Received: May 22, 2012 ATP Requested: May 23, 2012 ATP Issued: May 24, 2012 Construction Started: May 24, 2012 Construction Completed: May 30, 2012 Construction Duration: 6 Calendar Days Reclamation Method: In-House Construction Crew with rental equipment Project Cost: $25,961.52
  30. 30. Significant Differences between PA’s ARP and the OSM Emergency Program • ARP Projects require an Authorization to proceed (ATP) and full NEPA Compliance prior to construction • PA has two in-house construction crews capable of responding and completing necessary reclamation for small ARP projects
  31. 31. Time in Days from Notification to Request of ATP PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent Same Day 15 6.8% 6.8% 1 - 3 Days 51 23.3% 30.1% 4 - 7 Days 49 22.4% 52.5% 8 -14 Days 42 19.2% 71.7% 15 - 21 Days 18 8.2% 79.9% 22 - 30 Days 10 4.6% 84.5% 31 - 60 Days 10 4.6% 89.0% 61 - 200 Days 5 2.3% 91.3% No Data/Not Required 19 8.7% 100.0% Totals 219 Typical ATP Request Times Average Request Time 12.0 Days Median Request Time 7 Days
  32. 32. Time in Days for OSM to Review and Issue ATP PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent Same Day 76 34.7% 34.7% 1 - 3 Days 93 42.5% 77.2% 4 - 7 Days 24 11.0% 88.1% 8 -14 Days 3 1.4% 89.5% 15 - 21 Days 1 0.5% 90.0% 22 - 30 Days 0 0.0% 90.0% 31 - 60 Days 1 0.5% 90.4% 61 - 200 Days 1 0.5% 90.9% No Data/Not Required 20 9.1% 100.0% Totals 219 Typical ATP Times Average Review Time 2.7 Days Median Review Time 1 Days
  33. 33. Reclamation Method used to Complete ARP Projects Reclamation Method Anthracite District Bituminous District Statewide Percent In-house Crews 52 105 157 71.7% Contracted 30 25 55 25.1% By Others 6 1 7 3.2% Totals: 88 131 219
  34. 34. Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X, Hazle Township, Luzerne County Mine Subsidence Cavehole in Parking Lot March 16, 2011
  35. 35. Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X, Hazle Township, Luzerne County Project Construction
  36. 36. Anthracite In-House Project Example – Project AD860X, Hazle Township, Luzerne County Reclaimed Mine Subsidence Cavehole in Parking Lot March 25, 2011
  37. 37. Project Details • Notification and Investigation: March 16, 2011 • Opening under pavement measuring 11 feet in diameter and 13 feet in depth • In-House Construction Crew (AD Crew) completed the backfilling and remediation on March 25, 2011 (Completed in 9 calendar days) • The void was backfilled with 44 tons of R-5 Rock and 19 cubic yards of Grout • Project cost: $3,186.37
  38. 38. Costs to Complete ARP Projects by Region (FY2011 - FY2013) Anthracite District Bituminous District Statewide Cost Percent In-house Crews $107,047 $247,278 $354,325 7.3% Contracted $1,506,160 $3,005,645 $4,511,805 92.7% Totals: $1,613,207 $3,252,923 $4,866,130 Average Annual Construction Cost: $1,622,043
  39. 39. Total Construction Cost of OSM Emergency Projects in PA Fiscal Year Bituminous Anthracite Total 2005 $ 2,068,914 $ 821,235 $ 2,890,149 2006* $ 786,795 $ 12,561,256 $ 13,348,051 2007 $ 1,254,882 $ 1,125,471 $ 2,380,353 2008 $ 1,795,353 $ 1,234,078 $ 3,029,431 2009 $ 1,427,739 $ 500,881 $ 1,928,620 2010 $ 1,286,236 $ 381,033 $ 1,667,269 Totals $ 8,619,919 $ 16,623,954 $ 25,243,873 *Includes $11,415,001 for the Dolph Mine Fire Control Project Average Annual Construction Cost: $2,304,821
  40. 40. ARP Construction Cost Range and Typical Project Costs ARP Project Costs (FY2011 – FY2013) Cost Range No. of Projects > $100,000 11 $50,000 - $100,000 15 $25,000 - $50,000 10 $10,000 - $25,000 15 $5,000 - $10,000 11 Contracts < $5,000 150 Total 212 Typical Project Values Average Project Cost* $23,062 Median Project Cost* $1,679 *- Excluding projects completed by others
  41. 41. Analysis of Emergency Project Costs Contract Range No. of Projects Contracts > $100,000* 33 $50,000 - $100,000 26 $25,000 - $50,000 53 $10,000 - $25,000 94 $5,000 - $10,000 53 Contracts < $5,000 509 Total 768 * - Includes Dolph Colliery Mine Fire Control Project Typical Project Values Average Project Cost** $18,840 Median Project Cost** $2,000 **- Excluding the Dolph Colliery Mine Fire Control Project and projects completed by others or with no cost information
  42. 42. Manpower Resources Required Implementing the Program (FTEs) Fiscal Year Total ARP Hours Full Time Equivalents (FTE) Salary and Fringe Benefit Costs 2011 10,292 5.72 $ 445,224 2012 10,176 5.65 $ 397,740 2013 7,884 4.38 $ 340,793 Totals: 28,352 5.25 $ 1,183,757
  43. 43. Staff Effort shown as Bi-weekly Full Time Equivalents (Federal Fiscal Years FY2011 – FY2013) 0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.0 10.0 12.0 14.0 16.0 18.0 FullTimeEquivalents ARP Bi-weekly Work Effort as FTE Biweekly FTE Average FTE
  44. 44. Total, 3-year, manpower and construction costs to implement the Program Cost Percent In-house Construction Cost $ 354,325 5.9% Contract Cost $ 4,511,805 74.6% Salary and Benefit cost $ 1,183,757 19.6% Total Cost: $ 6,049,887 Average cost based on 219 ARP Projects: $ 27,625.05
  45. 45. Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County Mine Subsidence Cavehole in Residential Yard July 16, 2013
  46. 46. Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County Project Construction
  47. 47. Bituminous In-House Project Example – Project BD3168ARBP, South Park Township, Allegheny County Reclaimed Mine Subsidence Cavehole in Residential Yard September 4, 2013
  48. 48. Project Details • Notification and Investigation: July 16, 2013 • Bell-shape opening in yard area measuring 15 feet in diameter (max) and 15 feet deep • In-House Construction Crew (BD Crew) completed the backfilling and remediation on August 9, 2013 (Completed in 24 calendar days) • The void was backfilled with 49 tons of stone and the yard area was restored and planted • Project cost: $3,111.99
  49. 49. Time in Days from Notification to Initiation of Construction PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent 0 - 3 Days 21 9.6% 9.6% 4 - 7 Days 19 8.7% 18.3% 8 -14 Days 43 19.6% 37.9% 15 - 21 Days 33 15.1% 53.0% 22 - 30 Days 31 14.2% 67.1% 31 - 60 Days 34 15.5% 82.6% 61 - 90 Days 13 5.9% 88.6% 91 - 120 Days 6 2.7% 91.3% 121 - 180 Days 7 3.2% 94.5% > 181 Days* 5 2.3% 96.8% No Data (by others) 7 3.2% 100.0% Totals: 219 100.0% Typical Response Times Average Response Time* 39.4 Days Median Response Time 21.5 Days * - Includes 2 Projects > 365 Days
  50. 50. Days from Notification to Initiation of Construction OSM Emergency Projects (FY2005 - FY2010) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent 0 - 3 Days 52 6.8% 6.8% 4 - 7 Days 97 12.6% 19.4% 8 -14 Days 154 20.1% 39.5% 15 - 21 Days 103 13.4% 52.9% 22 - 30 Days 83 10.8% 63.7% 31 - 60 Days 119 15.5% 79.2% 61 - 90 Days 57 7.4% 86.6% 91 - 120 Days 35 4.6% 91.1% 121 - 180 Days 27 3.5% 94.7% > 181 Days* 22 2.9% 97.5% Addressed by Others 19 2.5% 100.0% Totals 768 100% Typical Response Times Average Response Time* 39 Days Median Response Time 20 Days * - Includes 3 Projects > 365 Days
  51. 51. Time in Days from Notification to Completion of Construction PA-BAMR ARP Projects (FY2011 - FY2013) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent 0 - 7 Days 17 7.8% 7.8% 8 -14 Days 31 14.2% 21.9% 15 - 21 Days 28 12.8% 34.7% 22 - 30 Days 28 12.8% 47.5% 31 - 60 Days 55 25.1% 72.6% 61 - 90 Days 13 5.9% 78.5% 91 - 120 Days 12 5.5% 84.0% 121 - 180 Days 13 5.9% 90.0% 181 - 365 Days 11 5.0% 95.0% > 365 Days 4 1.8% 96.8% By Others 7 3.2% 100.0% Totals 219 100.0% Typical Completion Times Average Completion Time 61.3 Days Median Completion Time 31 Days
  52. 52. Days from Notification to Completion of Project Construction OSM Emergency Projects (FY2005 - FY2010) Time No. of Projects Percent Cumulative Percent 0 - 7 Days 0 0.0% 0.0% 8 -14 Days 5 0.7% 0.7% 15 - 21 Days 21 2.7% 3.4% 22 - 30 Days 26 3.4% 6.8% 31 - 60 Days 154 20.1% 26.8% 61 - 90 Days 107 13.9% 40.8% 91 - 120 Days 97 12.6% 53.4% 121 - 180 Days 77 10.0% 63.4% 181 - 365 Days 111 14.5% 77.9% > 365 Days* 56 7.3% 85.2% No Data or By Others 114 14.8% 100.0% Totals 768 100% Typical Completion Times Average Completion Time* 148 Days Median Completion Time 94 Days * - Includes 10 Projects > 730 Days (2 years)
  53. 53. Selected Comparison of OSM Emergency Program to PA ARP Program Program Metric OSM Emergency PA-BAMR ARP Average Annual Number of Projects 128 73 Average Project Construction Cost $18,840 $23,062 Median Project Construction Cost $2,000 $1,679 Percent of Projects with Cost < $5,000 66.3% 70.8% Average Annual Construction Expenditures (Excludes OSM’s Dolph Project at $11.4M) $2,304,821 $1,622,043 Average Total Days to Initiate Construction 39 39.4 Median Total Days to Initiate Construction 20 21.5 Percent of projects Initiated in 60 days or less 79.2% 82.6% Average Total Days to Complete Construction 148 61.3 Median Total Days to Complete Construction 94 31 Percent of projects Completed in 60 days or less 26.8% 72.6%
  54. 54. ARP Program Implementation Summary • Set up ARP Program with no additional staff • Absorbed total costs (staff and project costs) with regular Title IV Grant funds • Utilized existing in-house construction crews to expedite response • Developed accelerated contracting procedures and construction management protocols for ARPs
  55. 55. Simpson Refuse Pile Fire (Jan. 2014) Fell Township, Lackawanna County • 2014 turning out to be a non-typical year • Over $2.8 million in ARP contracts (October 1, 2013 – June 20, 2014)
  56. 56. Simpson Refuse Pile Fire – Construction Lackawanna River Water Supply Pump Borehole for Monitoring Temperatures Fire Suppression Surfactant Water Supply Hose Line
  57. 57. Simpson Refuse Pile Fire Summary Response Timeline: Notification Received: December 15, 2013 ATP Requested: December 24, 2013 ATP Issued: January 3, 2014 Construction Started: January 20, 2014 Construction Completed: May 28, 2014 Construction Duration: 129 Calendar Days Reclamation Method: Contract Project Cost: $2,213,477.80
  58. 58. Extinguished Simpson Refuse Pile Fire (06/05/14)
  59. 59. Acknowledgements The presenters would like to acknowledge and thank Rick Balogh and his staff of the Office of Surface Mining, Appalachian Regional Office, for their cooperation and assistance in providing information regarding the OSM Emergency Projects completed in Pennsylvania for federal fiscal years FY2005 – FY2010.
  60. 60. Questions? Contact Information: ecavazza@pa.gov 814-472-1800 or brbradley@pa.gov 717-783-2267

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