surface coal mining in the united states

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Sep 18, 2013 The Bear Run mine is the largest surface coal mine in the eastern United States, producing between 8 and 12 million tons of coal annually.

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Jun 19, 2015 Predicting the locations of future surface coal mining in Appalachia is The Appalachian region of the eastern United States is an important 

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James Deutsch, Director of the Reclamation and Abandoned Mine

4 large and 2 small surface mines produce Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Identify other coal mines in the United States.

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May 2, 2016 Mining water use in the United States. The United States now produces a wide variety of mined commodities from gold to coal to "exotic" minerals used in Saline groundwater withdrawals and fresh surface-water 

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Mining - Water Resources of the United States - U.S. Geological

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H.R.2824 - 113th Congress (2013-2014): Preventing Government

Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America - Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to require state  

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Combining a Spatial Model and Demand Forecasts to Map Future

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BLM Coal Resources - Bureau of Land Management

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement . . Across the United States, the BLM is responsible for coal leasing on approximately 570 million 

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Permit For Largest Surface Coal Mine in Eastern U.S. Invalidated

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Kentucky Coal Facts - 14th Edition (2014) - Department for Energy

energy.ky.gov/Coal Facts Library/Kentucky Coal Facts - 14th Edition (2014).pdf

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The occurence of surface mining of coal has substantially become safer and more widespread over the past century within the United States. Surface mining is 

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Strip coal mining characterizations using remote sensing

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How Coal Works | Union of Concerned Scientists

Overall, coal mining in the United States today looks much Surface mining is employed when the coal seam is 

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Coal Mining and Wildlife in the Eastern United States - Appalachian

The mining of coal in the eastern United States has had significant effects on wildlife populations Prior to state and federal regulation under the Surface Mining.

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Coal Production & Mining - Wyoming State Geological Survey

Wyoming is the most prolific coal-producing state in the United States. In 2014 Wyoming's large surface coal mines are the most efficient in the nation.

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Coal Mining - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Mar 21, 2016 it is also one of the primary sources of electricity in the United States. Mountain-top removal is a type of surface coal mining that involves 

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Jul 8, 2014 -highest coal producer in the United States at 80.5 million tons. and surface mines, but declines in surface mining were more severe. Eastern 

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Respiratory Status of Surface Coal Miners in the United States

Apr 17, 2013 The United States Public Health Service examined 1,438 surface coal miners to determine the prevalence of coal worker's pneumoconiosis 

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