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Lone Mountain NRDAR Pennington Gap Riparian Restoration and Community Park Development Restoration

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Start Date
2011
End Date
2014

Summary

Background information.—To restore fish and mussel habitat lost in the Lone Mountain coal slurry spill, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) plan calls for riparian habitat restoration to improve existing stream conditions, particularly by stabilizing streambanks in problem areas and planting appropriate riparian buffers throughout the watershed. The Powell River runs through Leeman Field Park in Pennington Gap, Virginia, the largest population center near the Lone Mountain spill site. Through this reach, the river experienced streambank erosion and loss of instream habitat because of channel instability, changes in stormwater runoff, and loss of riparian vegetation along the streambank. Using Lone Mountain [...]

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“A National Civilian Conservation Corp Team Assists with Planting”
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“Pennington Gap Middle School Students Plant Trees”
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projectStatusCompleted
parts
typeTotal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$93,000
typeJob-Years
value1.6 (17.2 per $1M)
typeLabor Income (2014 dollars)
value$95,000 ($1.0M per $1M)
typeValue Added (2014 dollars)
value$138,000 ($1.5M per $1M)
typeEconomic Output (2014 dollars)
value$239,000 ($2.6M per $1M)
typePercent of Expenditures Spent Locally
value51%
typeLocal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$47,000
typeLocal Job-Years
value0.9
typeLocal Labor Income (2014 dollars)
value$27,000
typeLocal Value Added (2014 dollars)
value$34,000
typeLocal Economic Output (2014 dollars)
value$86,000
typeEconomy Extent
valueNational Economic Impacts

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