WEST VIRGINIA COAL FACTS

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training. WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS. The West Virginia Mining Industry is critical to the economy and well being of the state and the nation.

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Coal Mining Health Risks - Kentucky Environmental Foundation

Deep Coal Mining Community Health Risks The health outcomes associated with living in a deep coal mining community are various. Everything from increased rates of lung cancer, respiratory disease, and low birth weight can be linked to communities that are located near mining facilities.

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Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products.

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Coal: Dangerous Power | Energy Justice Network

For decades, the United States has relied heavily on coal to meet its electricity demand. Coal accounts for approximately half of all US power generation.

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Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for ...

October 28, 2005 - FR Notice of Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills (PDF) (1 pp, 144 K, About PDF) February 5, 1999 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement To Consider Policies, Guidance, and Processes to Minimize the Environmental Impacts of Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills in the Appalachian Coalfields (PDF) (2 pp, 147 K ...

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Environmental Impact by Source | energy4me

Environmental Impact by Source All energy sources affect the environment. There is no such thing as a completely "clean" energy source. Getting the energy we need affects our environment in many different ways.

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Coal - Celtic Energy

Celtic Energy is one of the leading coal mining companies in the UK. We produce over 300,000 tonnes of high quality coal per year from our sites in South Wales for domestic, industrial and specialist applications in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.

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Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products.

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Surface Mining Unit - Kansas Department of Health ...

The Surface Mining Unit of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Environmental Remediation consists of three basic programs; the Administration and Enforcement (A&E) Program which is responsible for the issuance of new coal mining permits, the inspection of active permitted coal mines, andthe enforcement of all regulations pertaining to active coal mining operations; the ...

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The Western Region of the Office of Surface Mining ...

The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) Western Region (WR). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.

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Stand Up To Coal

The proposed Bulldog Coal mine in southwestern Vermilion County, Illinois is threatening to become a reality again, and the public is getting left behind in the process.

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What is mountaintop removal coal mining? - iLoveMountains.org

iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.

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Coal - Celtic Energy

Celtic Energy is one of the leading coal mining companies in the UK. We produce over 300,000 tonnes of high quality coal per year from our sites in South Wales for domestic, industrial and specialist applications in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.

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Ashton Coal - Official Site

The Ashton Coal Project (ACP) is a coalmine located 14 km northwest of Singleton in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. The project includes an open cut coal mine, an underground coal mine, a Coal Handling and Preparation Plant and a rail siding.

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Ashton Coal - Official Site

The Ashton Coal Project (ACP) is a coalmine located 14 km northwest of Singleton in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. The project includes an open cut coal mine, an underground coal mine, a Coal Handling and Preparation Plant and a rail siding.

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Coal Handling Preparation Plants (CHPP) | Mining Industry ...

Coal Handling Preparation Plants (CHPP) are large facilities used to remove (wash) the grime and sediment (soil, rock, etc) from coal in order to prepare it to be transported to market.

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Mining - Moolarben Coal

Welcome to Moolarben Coal! Moolarben Coal is currently operating Open Cut 1 and 2 (OC1 and OC2)mining operation in accordance with the Stage 1 Project Approval (05_0117)granted by the Minister for Planning on 6 September 2007.

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Surface mining - Wikipedia

Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels.

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What is mountaintop removal coal mining? - iLoveMountains.org

iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.

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Alabama Coal Association

About the ACA. The Alabama Coal Association was formed in 1972 by a small number of surface mining companies who recognized the need for a unified voice to cope with the modern-day issues that impact so dramatically on the mining industry.

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Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for ...

October 28, 2005 - FR Notice of Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills (PDF) (1 pp, 144 K, About PDF) February 5, 1999 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement To Consider Policies, Guidance, and Processes to Minimize the Environmental Impacts of Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills in the Appalachian Coalfields (PDF) (2 pp, 147 K ...

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What is mountaintop removal coal mining? - iLoveMountains.org

iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.

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Surface mining - Wikipedia

Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels.

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Surface Mining Unit - Kansas Department of Health ...

The Surface Mining Unit of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Environmental Remediation consists of three basic programs; the Administration and Enforcement (A&E) Program which is responsible for the issuance of new coal mining permits, the inspection of active permitted coal mines, andthe enforcement of all regulations pertaining to active coal mining operations; the ...

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WEST VIRGINIA COAL FACTS

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training. WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS. The West Virginia Mining Industry is critical to the economy and well being of the state and the nation.

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