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Surface mining

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"Strip mining" is the practice of mining a seam of mineral, by first removing a long strip of overlying soil and rock (the overburden).

About coal mining impacts | Greenpeace International

www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/climate-change/coal/Coal-mining-impacts/

Jul 1, 2016 ... Strip mining also causes noise pollution and dust as heavy .... Greenpeace documented massive open-cast coal mines' harmful effects in ...

Chapter 2: The Environmental Effects of Strip Mining - The Strip ...

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Strip mining handbook - Natural Resources Law Center/Red Lodge ... The harmful effects of valley fills are discussed further under the section on mountaintop ...

Pros and Cons of Strip Mining | APECSEC.org

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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

Mining - water, effects, environmental, disasters, United States ...

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Mining is important because minerals are major sources of energy as well as ... polluted with waste water runoff from strip mining flowing into the Ohio River. (.

The Environmental Science of Surface Mining - dummies

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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 , ...

Don't Let Them Tell You Strip-mining is Safer for the Workers | A ...

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Jul 28, 2009 ... I have exhausted myself explaining how strip-mining is harmful to those who aren 't getting paid to do it, i.e. the surrounding residents.

What is Surface Mining and is it Bad? Green Living Families.com

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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, and ...

Strip Mining of Coal

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Impacts of Coal Mining. Strip mining of coal has been increasing in the United States as demand for electricity has increased, and accounts for roughly half of ...

Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal « Appalachian Voices

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Feb 11, 2014 ... “To a child of Appalachia, to see the mountains laid waste, whether by clear- cutting or strip mining, is to witness a dagger plunged into the very ...

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Environmental Impact of Strip Mining - Bright Hub

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Feb 11, 2010 ... The Envrionmental impact of strip mining is undeniable but so it the economical benefits it brings to the ... jk its bad for our enviorment :) ;).

Negative Effects of Coal Mining - The World Counts

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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.

Plundering Appalachia - The Tragedy of Mountaintop-Removal Coal ...

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This highly destructive form of surface mining is disfiguring an entire region, the coalfield areas of West ... Mountaintop removal is strip-mining on steroids.