WPCAMR means hope for
WPCAMR works with watershed volunteers, technical
remediation experts, and government agencies to reclaim lands and streams polluted by historic coal mining in Western Pennsylvania. A coalition of 24 county conservation districts, WPCAMR's efforts expand
into areas where reclamation is limited, showing local communities that their dead streams can be clean and giving people hope where little existed in the past.
WPCAMR also works diligently with
industry, high schools, and universities and endorses state-of-the-art technologies in conjunction with local grassroots efforts. After all, mine drainage solutions provide an educational experience for
Formed in 1982, WPCAMR is a nonpartisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization funded through grants and bolstered by concerned citizen members.
For a broad look at a variety of
solutions, please visit
the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Clearinghouse