460-115 (CSES-218P)

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Authored by R. D. Krebs, Geotechnical Engineer (retired), Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech; C. E. Zipper, Extension Specialist, Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech (Originally published March 2015, reviewed July 2023)

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This publication describes characteristics of reclaimed mine sites that should be considered when planning construction of small structures, such as single-family homes on such areas. It also describes building design features that can be incorporated into such structures.

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Publication Date

July 26, 2023