RECLAMATION OF PRIME AGRICULTURAL LANDS AFTER COAL SURFACE

Federal law requires that surface-mined prime farmland be reclaimed and restored to premining productivity for row crops (Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, Public Law 95-87).

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Surface Coal Miners At Risk For Black Lung NPR

- 2,257 worked more than a year at a surface coal mine. 46 (2 percent) were diagnosed with coal workers' pneumoconiosis (black lung). All but nine of those miners never worked underground.

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Coal Mining Health Risks Kentucky Environmental Foundation

Though there are obvious workplace hazards associated with working in a coal mine, these are not the only risks associated with mining activities. Simply living within proximity of a mine can actually cause a variety of health concerns, and both types of mining (deep and surface

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Coal Division Department of Mines

The Office of Surface Mining (OSM) is the U.S. Department of the Interior is the federal agency responsible for regulating surface coal mining and the surface effects of underground coal mining. OSM works in conjunction with ODM and OCC to regulate active

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ATTACHMENT II-E GEOLOGY Alabama

ATTACHMENT II-E . GEOLOGY . The Shannon, LLC, Shannon Mine No. 4 is a proposed surface mine site and is There were no records found on the prelaw surface mining activities. Five (5) coal seams currently proposed to be mined, in descending order, are the Upper New Castle, Lower New Castle, Mary Lee, Blue Creek and Jagger Coal Seams.

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History of Illinois Coal Mines Wayne's World of History

History of Coal Mining in Illinois Extracted from A Compilation of the Reports of the Mining Industry of Illinois from the Earliest Records to 1954 5 ; The Discovery of Coal The first reference to coal being found in North America appeared in an article published in Paris in 1672 by Nicholas Denys, appointed governor of Eastern Arcadia in 1637.

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Surface Mining MST Global Mine Site Technologies

Voice Communication in Surface Mining . Voice Communication is a fundamental element of productivity and safety in surface mining, and simple two-way radio, whether analogue or digital, is the primary, most commonly adopted and reliable voice communication solution.

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Berlin startup offers €1m to save ancient Hambach forest

A non-profit Berlin tech startup has offered to buy the remaining 200 hectares of an ancient German forest to save it from being destroyed for coal surface mining.

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Coal Quiz Coal Education

Underground mining is used to extract coal lying deep beneath the Earth's surface or in seams exposed on hillsides. The coal is reached by drilling two openings into the coal bed to transport workers and equipment and to send coal to the surface.

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Surface Mining Colorado Geological Survey

Surface Mining. Much of Colorado's coal is shallow enough to mine from the surface. There have been 72 surface coal mines in Colorado's history. They range in size from small ranch mines where ranchers used coal from the ground to heat their homes, to over 100 million tons in size,like the Colowyo Mine

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Design of Surface Mine Haulage Roads A Manual

Design of Surface Mine Haulage Roads A Manual By Walter W. Kaufman and James C. Ault ABSTRACT This Bureau of Mines manual for design of surface mine haulage roads covers such aspects of haulage road design as road alignment (both vertical and horizontal), construction materials, cross slope, and drainage provisions.

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Summaries amlis.osmre.gov

Coal Reclamation Fee Report; e-AMLIS; GeoMine; National Mine Map Repository (NMMR) National Technology Transfer (NTT) Reg-8 Oversight Database (ODocs) Technical Information and Professional Services (TIPS) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240 (202)

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The Regulation of Coal Surface Mining in a Federal System

The Regulation of Coal Surface Mining in a Federal System Terry D. Edgmon Donald C. Menzel This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Law Journals at UNM Digital Repository. It has been accepted for inclusion in Natural Resources Journal by an

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UNDERGROUND SURFACE MINE ELECTRICIAN

electrician examination or a federal coal mine electrician examination. Qualified mine electrician means an individual who has completed the required classroom instruction from an approved college or university and can produce evidence of at least one year of experience in performing electrical work in a coal mine or acceptable related industry.

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Publication 510 Excise Taxes Coal

Treat coal as produced from an underground mine when the coal isn't produced from a surface mine. In some cases, a single mine may yield coal from both surface mining and underground mining. Determine if the coal is from a surface mine or an underground mine for each ton of coal produced and not on a mine-by-mine basis.

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Surface Coal Mining, Jul 22 2010 Video C-SPAN

Don Blankenship talked about his background in business and the need to perform more surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation's energy requirements.

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SURFACE MINING AT MASSEY ENERGY SEC.gov

Edwight New Surface Mine—Q4 2003 . Unique Surface Mine . High Quality Reserve Base Approx. 70% Met Some Met Coal Is Shipped Direct from Pits High Percentage of Low Cost Dozer Production Highwall Miner Operating in Met Coal Started with Excavator, Dozers, and 992G Started Annual Production at 800k TPY

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Coal Exploration and Mining

UNESCO EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS COAL, OIL SHALE, NATURAL BITUMEN, HEAVY OIL AND PEAT Vol. I-Coal Exploration and Mining Lixun Kang Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) 1.3.2 Field mapping techniques Geological mapping is a necessary starting point for the fieldwork of coal exploration.

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Highwall Miner Coal Education

Highwall Miner (1) The machine is generally operated from a bench that is created by the removal of overburden material and coal by way of contour surface mining around the perimeter of a coal seam. Other highwall applications include previously augered areas and trench mining.

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Surface mining definition of Surface mining by The Free

Define Surface mining. Surface mining synonyms, Surface mining pronunciation, Surface mining translation, English dictionary definition of Surface mining. n. An open mine, especially a coal mine, whose seams or outcrops run close to ground level and are

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IMPACTS OF COAL MINING World Animal Foundation

Surface mining of coal is the method resorted to by the industry when coal deposits are found just below the Earth's surface. This happens to be the most used mining methodology of coal world over and has a direct and negative effect on ecosystems, environment and wildlife of places where such activity is carried out.

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Home Mining Corp.

and Consol Energy earn national mining safety innovation award. Mining Corp., and Consol Energy Inc., were awarded the 2018 NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award in Coal for their work together to develop and test a

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Surface mining Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group

Surface mining  Today's miners operate globally in harsh environments and face increasingly difficult challenges Bridon-Bekaert's full line of shovel and dragline ropes provide safe and proven technology that will outperform any rope in service life or cost per ton in severe applications.

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Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule TheHill

The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal mining waste that officials finalized in December.

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Final Report Effects of Longwall Mining dep.state.pa.us

The extent and control of surface movement depends on several factors, including the thickness of the mined coal, the mine geometry and mining methods, and the thickness, rock type (lithology), structure, and hydrology of the overburden (Dunrud, 1984).

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Coal Maps Data Wyoming State Geological Survey

Coal What is Coal Coal Resources Reserves Coal Production Mining Coal Geology Coal Maps Data Powder River Basin Coal Maps Data. This page contains links to maps, Google Earth files, GIS datasets, and publications describing the locations of coal resources and mining activity in Wyoming.

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The Impact of Surface Coal Mining on Residential Property

Although both underground and surface coal mining harm the environment, the externalities associated with surface mining are generally greater. Although surface mining is only feasible when the coal seams are near the surface, the technique accounts for 67 percent of coal production in the United States (U.S. Department of Energy, 2010).

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Mining PacifiCorp

Dave Johnston Mine reclamation earns national award. Reclamation efforts at the Dave Johnston Mine in Glenrock, Wyoming, have been recognized with numerous awards from federal, state and environmental agencies. Topping the list is the 2012 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award for exemplary reclamation accomplishments. Read more

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AMD Remining coal Lehigh University

Jay W. Hawkins Office of Surface Mining, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 Introduction In general, remining is defined as any operation where additional mining occurs subsequent to the original mining or site abandonment regardless of the existence or quality of mine discharges.

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QueryAdvanced Office of Surface Mining

Coal Reclamation Fee Report; e-AMLIS; GeoMine; National Mine Map Repository (NMMR) Surface Underground SU Processing H E L P Page Last Modified/Reviewed N/A New Data is Added Continually Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240 (202)

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