Awards, Presentations & Publications

Awards

  • Reclamation Researcher of the Year (Paul Eger), American Society for Mining and Reclamation, 2018
  • Reclamationist of the Year (Paul Eger), American Society for Mining and Reclamation, 2014
  • Interstate Technology Regulatory Council  Team of the Year Award – Mining, 2009

Upcoming Presentations

  • Removing Zinc from Industrial Roof Runoff; Three case studies
    To be presented at StormCon 2019, August 15, 2018, 2:0-3:00, Colorado Convention Center, Denver CO

Past Presentations

  • What to Do After the Bull Has Left the China Shop - Picking up the Community Relation Pieces
    Eger, P. (2018, February 27). 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo, Minneapolis Minnesota
  • Passive Treatment of Mine Drainage Using Peat Sorption Media
    Eger, P. (2018, February 28). 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo, Minneapolis Minnesota
  • Removing Metals from Stormwater Using Peat Sorption Media
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2018, January 24). 2018 Minnesota Erosion Control Association - Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Removing Copper from Stormwater at a Small Foundry
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D., Jones, D. (2017, August 27-31). 2017 StormCon, Seattle, Washington
  • Trace Metal Removal from Stormwater at an Industrial Hard Chrome Plating Facility
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D., Poplawski, T., Beatty, J. and Wagner, J. (2017, November 12-16). International Water Conference, Orlando, Florida
  • Removing Metals from Stormwater Using Peat Sorption Media
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2017, July 18-21). 2017 Transportation Reserch Board Summer Workshop, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Peat Based Sorption Media; A New Method for Treating Mine Drainage
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D., Kolomitsyn, I. (2017, February 19-22). 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo, Denver, Colorado
  • Peat Based Sorption Media; A New Method for Treating Mine Drainage
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D., Kolomitsyn, I. (2016, April 12). 2016 Duluth SME Conference, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Use of a Dispersed Alkaline Substrate and Limestone Beds to Treat Acid Mine Drainage at Soudan Mine, Minnesota
    Dieterman, K., Kairies-Beatty, C., Eger, P. (2016, April 12). 2016 Duluth SME Conference, Duluth, Minnesota
  • The Role of Manganese in Trace Metal Removal
    Eger, P., Gusek, J., Faulkner, B., Dieterman, K., Kairies-Beatty, C. (2016, February 24). 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo. Phoenix, Arizona
  • Peat Resources of the Upper Midwest
    Eger, P. (2015, August 18). 2015 SME Twin Cities Annual Conference ("Industrial Minerals of the Upper Midwest"). Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Successful Non-Ferrous Mining; Promise or Reality?
    Eger, P. (2015, February 15-18). 2015 SME Annual Conference & Expo. Denver, Colorado.
  • Getting the Lead out (and other Trace Metals). Solving Mine Water Problems with Peat-based Sorption Media.
    Eger, P. (2015, February 15-18). 2015 SME Annual Conference & Expo. Denver, Colorado.
  • Biochemical reactors for treating mining influenced water.
    Baysinger, C, Cates, D. Eger, P., Hill, S. (2014, June 14-20). 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Getting the Lead out (and other Trace Metals) - Solving Mine Water Problems with Peat-based Sorption Media.
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2014, June 14-20). 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Solving mine drainage problems at the Soudan Mine The final? answer.
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2014). 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • The Filtering Power of Peat; Innovative solutions to your trace metal problems.
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2014, June 4-6). Ohio Stormwater Conference. Akron, Ohio.
  • Successful Non-ferrous Mining—Promise or Reality?
    Eger, P., Ongaro, F. (2014, April 22-23). Duluth SME Conference. Society for Mining, Metalurgy and Exploration (SME). Duluth Minnesota.
  • Solving Mine Water Problems with Peat-based Sorption Media.
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2014, March 25-26). West Virginia Acid Mine Drainage Task Force Meeting. Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • Successful Passive Treatment; The Importance of Source Control.
    Eger, P., Gusek, J. (2014, February 23-26). 2014 Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Solving Mine Water Problems with Peat-based Sorption Media.
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2014, February 23-26). 2014 Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Publications

  • Treating high flow discharges with a modular peat-based sorption media system
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2015) Proceedings of Mine Water Solutions in Extreme Environments (April 12-15, 2015), Vancouver, Canada. InfoMine, ISBN: 978-0-9917905-7-9
  • Solving mine water problems with peat-based sorption media
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. Proceedings Tenth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (April 21-24, 2015), Santiago, Chile
  • Solving Mine Drainage Water Issues with Peat-based Sorption Media
    Eger, P., Jones, P., Green, D. (2016, February). Mining Engineering
  • From BS to BMP- Using Biosolids for Taconite Tailings Reclamation.
    Eger, P., Lincoln, C., McMillen, T., Hamel, K., Dykhuis, K., Maxwell, C., & Takala,J. (2013, Fall Month). Reclamation Matters.
  • Constructed Wetland Treatment Systems for Mine Drainage– Can They Really Provide Green and Sustainable Solutions?
    Eger, P., & Kairies Beatty, C. (2013, August). International Mine Water Conference (August 5-9).
  • Controlling metal and acid release by reclaiming tailings as wetlands.
    Eger, P., & Kellogg, C. (2012, May). Procedings Ninth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage.
  • Peat-based sorption media; A new approach for removing heavy metals from stormwater.
    Eger, P., Green, D., & Wagner, J. (2012).
  • Removing suspended metals with a fine grained ceramic filter media.
    Eger, P. (2011, June). Procedings 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (June 11-16).

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