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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B13/S3.018

COMPARISON OF METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES OF HYDRORECLAMATIONS IN LIGNITE MINING BASINS ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND GERMANY

V. Hudecek, CSc., V. Duskova,A. Cibulcova, B. Gibesova, E. Vavrikova,. H. Trckova
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-09-4 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 1, Vol. 3, 129-138 pp

ABSTRACT
The paper compares the development of reclamation methodologies of lignite mining areas in the Czech Republic and Germany. Attention is particularly paid to hydroreclamations, which are one of the best from the current landscape management perspective. The paper provides a detailed outline of the development of the legislative framework of reclamations in the Czech Republic and the German Republic, active share of the mining companies - phase of reclamation cycles and civil society. It also summarizes the challenges and problems associated with hydroreclamation in the compared countries and based on the comparison, best practices and approaches to reclaimed areas will be recommended both in terms of amenities, such as the economic utilization of the upcoming grants from the EU, as well as the environment.

Keywords: hydroreclamation, reclamation, legislation, environment, financial resources