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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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wv coal history - West Virginia Office of Miners

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia

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Former West Virginia Miner: We've Been Dumping Those ...

When up to 7,500 gallons of toxic 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) spilled into the Elk River in West Virginia, leaving 300,000 people without tap water for around a week, former miner Joe Stanley was well prepared. He hadn't been drinking the water for years. Stanley, 64, worked at West ...

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Oregon Workers Compensation Class Codes

1005 Coal Mining—Surface & Drivers. 1016 Coal Mining—NOC. 1164 Mining NOC—Not Coal—Underground & Drivers. 1165 Mining NOC—Not Coal—Surface & Drivers

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Elite Coal is considered a "one-stop shop" when it comes to providing qualified coal mining staff and workers.

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Mining accident - Wikipedia

A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals.Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although hard rock mining is not immune from accidents.

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Mountaintop removal mining - Wikipedia

Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining that involves the topographical alteration and/or removal of a summit, hill, or ridge to access buried coal seams.

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WV State Cemetery Codes - West Virginia

WV State Cemetery Codes. A variety of legislation protects human burial sites in West Virginia. Protective agencies range from local sheriff's offices to county circuit courts to state government.

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Our goal is to manufacture equipment for underground mining that increases safety and production through engineering innovation, quality control, experienced service and ownership stability.

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War, WV: Michael Abraham: 9780926487673: Amazon.com: Books

War, WV [Michael Abraham] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tragedy strikes often in the coal country of Southern West Virginia, one of America's poorest places.

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Mine Safety and Health Administration - Official Site

Tune up your training: expand your toolbox – at this year's TRAM Conference in Beaver, WV at the Mine Academy

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Alpha Natural Resources - Official Site

Alpha Natural Resources is one of America's leading producers of coal, which is an essential part of our daily lives. From generating light and heat to helping make the steel that goes into our roads, bridges and buildings, coal powers our future.

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Timelapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via ...

TIME and Space | By Jeffrey Kluger. Editors note:On Nov. 29, 2016, Google released a major update expanding the data from 2012 to 2016. Read about the update here.

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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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WVGES Interactive Mapping

Interactive Mapping at the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey offers West Virginia visitors opportunities to explore GIS features for coal, oil and gas, and topographic map viewing and purchasing.

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Coal Country: Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining

Coal Country: Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining [Shirley Stewart Burns, Mari-Lynn Evans, Silas House] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. >In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people ...

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