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Lone Mountain NRDAR Tipple Site Riparian Restoration and Outdoor Classroom Restoration

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Start Date
2011
End Date
2014

Summary

Background information.— The Powell and Clinch Rivers provide vital habitat for many forms of wildlife and are inhabited by one of the world’s richest and most diverse assemblages of freshwater mussels (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2003). The rivers are also multiple-use recreation areas and a valuable water source that supplies water for the residents of Lee County, Virginia. The Lone Mountain coal slurry spill released sediment and hazardous substances affecting water quality and impacting 12 Federally listed mussels and critical habitat for 2 Federally listed fish. Fish and mussel habitat depends on the riparian habitats surrounding the river. In order to recover lost fish and mussel habitat, the Lone Mountain Natural Resource [...]

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A Lee Count Career and Technical Center Natural Resources Class Planted Trees.jpg
“A Lee Count Career and Technical Center Natural Resources Class Planted Trees”
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Community Members Make Stepping Stones at Day Camp.jpg
“Community Members Make Stepping Stones at Day Camp”
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Tripple Site - After Restoration.jpg
“Tripple Site - After Restoration”
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Tripple Site - Before Restoration.jpg
“Tripple Site - Before Restoration”
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typeTotal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$169,000
typeJob-Years
value3.0 (17.8 per $1M)
typeLabor Income (2014 dollars)
value$164,000 ($970K per $1M)
typeValue Added (2014 dollars)
value$244,000 ($1.4M per $1M)
typeEconomic Output (2014 dollars)
value$421,000 ($2.5M per $1M)
typePercent of Expenditures Spent Locally
value65%
typeLocal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$109,000
typeLocal Job-Years
value1.7
typeLocal Labor Income (2014 dollars)
value$62,000
typeLocal Value Added (2014 dollars)
value$88,000
typeLocal Economic Output (2014 dollars)
value$169,000
typeEconomy Extent
valueNational Economic Impacts
projectStatusCompleted

Community Members Make Stepping Stones at Day Camp
Community Members Make Stepping Stones at Day Camp

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  • Economic Impacts of Ecosystem Restoration

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