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Strip Mining with Dragline Equipment at the Navajo Mine in… | Flickr

Original Caption: Strip Mining with Dragline Equipment at the Navajo Mine in Northern Arizona 06/1972 U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: 412-DA-1664 Photographer: Eiler, Lyntha Scott, 1946- Subjects: Shiprock (Yavapai county, Arizona, United States) peak Environmental Protection Agency Project DOCUMERICA...

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Strip Mining with Dragline Equipment at the Navajo Mine in… | Flickr

Original Caption: Strip Mining with Dragline Equipment at the Navajo Mine in Northern Arizona U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: 412-DA-1663 Photographer: Eiler, Lyntha Scott, 1946- Subjects: Shiprock (Yavapai county, Arizona, United States) peak Environmental Protection Agency Project DOCUMERICA Persistent...

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Strip mining | Britannica.com

Strip mining, removal of soil and rock (overburden) above a layer or seam (particularly coal), followed by the removal of the exposed mineral. The common strip-mining techniques are classified as area mining or contour mining on the basis of the deposit geometry and type. The cycle of operations for both techniques...

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Trump administration halts strip-mining health study across ...

Aug 21, 2017 ... Budget review stops, at least for now, study on how mining affects the health of people who live near it.

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strip mine law history | The Pop History Dig

May 31, 2017 ... 1940 post card from the Cadiz News Agency, with four photos by E.C. Kropp Co., showing coal mining scenes near Cadiz, Ohio, Harrison County with caption: “Scenes From Cadiz, Ohio. Where They Destroy Good Farms to Get The Coal.” Some stripping shovels at that time were mounted on rails and/or...

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Phosphorite strip mine (505)

Phosphorite strip mine. Brush Creek near Vernal. Uintah County, Utah. 1982. Caption, Phosphorite strip mine. Brush Creek near Vernal. Uintah County, Utah. 1982.

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Open-pit mining - Wikipedia

Open-pit, open-cast or open cut mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow. This form of mining differs from extractive methods that require tunneling into the earth, such as long wall mining. Open-pit mines are used when deposits of...

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Strip mining OK in state wildlife area, Ohio Supreme Court rules ...

Sep 17, 2014 ... An Ohio Supreme Court ruling may clear the way for strip mining for coal in many state parks, forests and wildlife areas. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources had argued that strip mining would "utterly destroy" state lands and was not permitted unless it was specifically authorized in the mineral-rights...

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Xinhaiia Strip-Mining Death Brings Reforms : NPR

Feb 7, 2005 ... The death of a 3-year-old Xinhaiia boy killed by a rock dislodged in a strip-mining operation has prompted the state to approve new coal-mining regulations. ... toggle caption. Family Photo. View Gallery. The price of coal has more than doubled over the last few years; more mines are opening up and many...

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Strip Mining Science: Trump Administration Stops Mining Health Study

Aug 26, 2017 ... Strip Mining Science: Trump Administration Stops Mining Health Study. Mountain Top Removal in Appalachia SOUTHWINGS AND VIVIAN STOCKMAN. The Perry County Public Library in Hazard, Kentucky, lies along Black Gold Boulevard — a name that nods to the wealth the coal from these hills has...

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Coal plant south of San Antonio off chopping block - for now - San ...

Aug 4, 2017 ... CAMPBELLTON — From the air, the San Miguel coal mining operation 49 miles south of San Antonio looks like a scene from the industrial revolution. A massive dragline excavator with a bucket big enough to hold two Ford F-250s pickup trucks dwarfs several 100-ton dump trucks piled high with lignite.

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Mountains Of Evidence: Questions About Coal's Most Controversial ...

Sep 3, 2016 ... The prestigious National Academy of Sciences recently announced a comprehensive study on the health effects of the controversial coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal. For coalfield residents who have long questioned what impact the dust, blasting, chemicals and water contamination was...

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Industrial History: Land Scars = Strip Coal Mining

Sep 26, 2014 ... Shaft mining of coal began in the Grundy/Will County in the 1860s and grew because the Chicago based railroads were a big market for coal. In fact ... (Kernc) In 1928, Northern Illinois Coal Company began strip mining. ... The following photos are from Goose Lake Area page with the captions on that page.

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State Mining & Geology Board - Statutes and Regulations

The Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code, Sections 2710-2796) provides a comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with the regulation of surface mining operations to assure that adverse environmental impacts are minimized and mined lands are reclaimed to a...

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Area environmental groups target mining permits - News - Sarasota ...

Dec 20, 2016 ... But Mosaic Fertilizer and the phosphate mining industry have long been criticized by federal and local government officials and environmental protection groups for the strip mining to retrieve phosphate ore and for the waste created by processing it into fertilizer. The issue came to the forefront again in...

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Quotes About Mining (28 quotes) - Goodreads

Here and there amber lights shone out of craters in the surface. What seemed to be scores of deformed silver minnows nibbling the pumpkin rind - together with numbers of smaller noshmates - were actually huge transactinide carriers and lesser starships, either taking on fuel or docked nose-to-ground while their crews...

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Antarctica: Aerial Photos Reveal Impact of Climate Change

It's hard to wreck a continent you can barely get your hands on. Human beings typically do our worst environmental damage in the places we live and work—clear-cutting forests, strip-mining mountains. Antarctica, however, was more or less out of reach. No more. Climate change has become our species' great destructive...

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Coal Mine and Coke Oven Reclamation and Preservation Project ...

Coal Mine and Coke Oven Reclamation and Preservation Project Phase II: Early Coal Mines of Henry Clay Frick. Westmoreland Fayette Historical Society. Project Director: Cassandra Vivian. -. Caption: View of Morgan Valley from the air. Overholt Distillery in foreground. Courtesy of Larry Hodge. Coal is the “world's most...

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Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits - CSMonitor.com

Feb 4, 2016 ... Federal officials want to join settlement talks over an environmental group's lawsuits on coal mining's possible climate change effects in Western states.

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Surface mining's price - Times Union

Jul 30, 2014 ... According to the Office of State Comptroller's 2013 asset report, the state has millions invested in companies that practice what the industry decorously calls "surface mining." The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the industry has left 1.2 million acres, or over 2000 square miles, of barren,...

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Special Report - Our Towns: With mines closed, Victoria leans on ...

Apr 25, 2016 ... Today's feature of Victoria is the fourth of a 12-part series focusing on small towns — population under 1000 — in west-central Illinois. We'll feature one town each month, with the project publishing on the final Monday of each month.

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File:Strip coal mining.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

Jul 12, 2005 ... DescriptionStrip coal mining.jpg. Open cut hard rock mining, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Original caption: "According to economists such as Julian Simon, non-renewable resources (such as gold which is seen being mined here on a large scale in Kalgoorie (sic), Western Australia) are actually becoming...

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The Lonely War Of A Good Angry Man | AMERICAN HERITAGE

and take up most of one page in the phone book; they own lumberyards, run for judge, mine coal, win scholarships, get killed on the highways, get married (to one another, on occasion), bear and rear more of their line; and if they happen to be born with more than ordinary ability or ambition, chances are excellent that they...

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#MineAlert investigations Archives - Oxpeckers

Ministers sign secret deal to mine strategic water zone. Without any public notification, South Africa's ministers of environment and mining signed off on a coal mining project in the critical Mabola water catchment in Mpumalanga. Mark Olalde investigates [caption id="attachment_3824"... 15 February, 2017...

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Stripmining Black History Month | Zinn Education Project

Jan 29, 2008 ... In “Stripmining Black History Month,” Jeff Biggers writes that “the neglect and degradation of a region and its history have always mirrored the neglect and ... Journalist, historian, performance artist, and author of several books, including The United States of Appalachia. Caption Top: Carter G. Woodson.

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Al Qaeda affiliate mining uranium to send to Iran, Somali official ...

Aug 31, 2017 ... “Al-Shabaab forces have captured critical surface exposed uranium deposits in the Galmudug region and are strip mining triuranium octoxide for transport to Iran.” For the Trump administration, the warning represents yet another potential security threat, as the U.S. government simultaneously grapples with...

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Wayne Township surface mines proceeding along detailed plan ...

May 30, 2016 ... Amerikohl Vice President Jamie Stilley, stands near a pile of crushed limestone at the McMillin site on Friday in Wayne Township. Another surface mining operation is under way near Ellport in Wayne Township. Sally Maxson/Calkins Media. Hide caption. Foreman Bill Campbell of Amerikohl Mining, walks...

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Coal Mine Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images

Find the perfect Coal Mine stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Download premium images you can't get anywhere else.

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Bord na Mona: of strip-mining and greenwashing | ThinkOrSwim (the ...

May 31, 2016 ... Bord na Mona: of strip-mining and greenwashing ... The caption: 'This land is his land. ... Apart from taking zero responsibility for its own actions to date, Bord na Mona's wilful intention to continue strip-mining peat for electricity production for the next 14 years makes a mockery of the formal policy of its owner...

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Strip Mine Holiday - Sept/Oct 2012 - Sierra Magazine - Sierra Club

Sep 6, 2012 ... A mountaintop-removal coal mine threatens Fayetteville's new outdoor-adventure economy.

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A Lithium Gamble That Could Win Big for Tesla | Fortune

Mar 29, 2016 ... Patrick Highsmith, the CEO of lithium mining startup Pure Energy Minerals, breaks off a tiny chunk of dirt from a box of cylindrical cores drilled from underground and puts it between his front teeth. “This is what geologists do,” apologizes Highsmith, as he confirms by nibbling that the sample is indeed from...

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Alabama Surface Mining Commission holds hearing regarding ...

Jul 9, 2013 ... The Alabama Surface Mining Commission held a hearing in Jasper today regarding the "Lands Unsuitable for Coal Mining" petition submitted to the ASMC by eco-group Black Warrior Riverkeeper.

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CDC - ORDS: Coal Mines and Contractors with Plans Due - NIOSH

Listed below are the coal mining operations nationwide that have been recently notified by NIOSH of the requirement to provide chest x-rays to their employees. The listing includes the Mine Name, Mine Identification Code, Company Address, Mine Operator, Company Contact Person, the Company Telephone Number, and...

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diving - Bonne Terre Mine

But when this, the world's largest lead mine, was all mined out, the pumps were turned off and the water trickled in to fill the void. These days, mine owners Doug and Catherine maintain a constant water level provid- ing divers with access to their unique underwater vision. The dive deck hovers on the water's surface, 150...

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The Town Almost Swallowed by a Coal Mine

Apr 29, 2014 ... Holzweiler, Germany, just escaped impending death. The tidy village of stone houses clustered around an aging cathedral is only 40 minutes up the autob ...

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The Future of Coal Country | The New Yorker

Jul 3, 2017 ... Once an untouched landscape of white oak and shagbark hickory, it now belonged to Consol Energy and served as the refuse area for the Bailey Mine Complex, the largest underground coal mine in the United States. Five hundred feet below the ridgeline lay a slate-colored expanse of sludge: sixty acres...

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Are there mine shafts underneath Expo Square? | Tulsa World ...

Nov 13, 2017 ... A shovel operated by the Leavell Coal Co. was used for strip mining on North Yale Avenue in the 1920s. Underground coal mining in Tulsa started before statehood. Old mine shafts lie about 100 feet below the former Drillers Stadium and Fair Meadows Racetrack, but there are no known photos of that area...

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Mine Operators Argue That Hundreds of Permit ... - In Illinois Water

UPDATE (6/5/2013): ELPC and Allies Appeal Illinois Coal Mine's Operating Permit After More than 600 Permit Violations on Record Read press release for details. UPDATE (5/2/2013): Another permit issued to Industry Mine despite history of violations. Read more at the Huffington Post. UPDATE (11/19/2012): The Illinois...

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New public viewing area of state's largest gold mine opens in Teller ...

Sep 25, 2016 ... Caption + Grassy Valley Mining Overlook (photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette). View Gallery Log in to comment. A public view of a gold mining pit that's 3,500 wide, 4,500 feet long and nearly 600 feet deep will be unveiled Tuesday at the state's largest gold mine, the Cripple Creek-Victor Gold Mining Co.

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Former South Dakota mining town revitalized by underground ...

Oct 17, 2017 ... Small towns built around a single industry run the risk of having to reinvent themselves if the employer closes up shop. That's what happened in the small South Dakota city of Lead. Nestled in the state's Black Hills, Lead was once home to the largest gold mine in North America. When the mine closed in...

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