"Strip mining" is the practice of mining a seam of mineral, by first removing a long
strip of overlying soil and rock (the overburden).
Jul 1, 2016 ... Strip mining also causes noise pollution and dust as heavy .... Greenpeace
documented massive open-cast coal mines' harmful effects in ...
Strip mining handbook - Natural Resources Law Center/Red Lodge ... The
harmful effects of valley fills are discussed further under the section on
Feb 11, 2010 ... Mountain Top Removal a form of Strip Mining continues to change the
Appalachian Landscape in a bid to supply the United States with coal.
Aug 29, 2015 ... There are several types of surface mining, and strip mining counts as one of them
. In strip mining, a ... It is harmful to the environment. In 2010, a ...
Aug 5, 2014 ... There are 2 ways to mine coal – Strip Mining and Underground Mining – both
ways have their own impact to the environment and health.
This highly destructive form of surface mining is disfiguring an entire region, the
coalfield areas of West ... Mountaintop removal is strip-mining on steroids.
Feb 25, 2015 ... For those who are unfamiliar, strip mining is a form of surface mining that focuses
on the collection of tar sand and ... Bad For The Environment
Strip mining, as the name describes, is a process of removing rock and soil in
strips to get to the valuable mineral ores below. After miners extract the resources
Surface mining is the practice of the removing the soil and rock over a mineral
deposit, ... The three types of surface mining are strip mining, open-pit mining,