Comments for: Coal Consequences

Posted March 12, 2009, at 11:06 p.m.

Coal extraction in Appalachia in recent years has become dramatically efficient. Instead of tunneling, mining companies often use surface mining, a process that allows heavy equipment to remove mass quantities at a time, which reduces labor costs. In recent decades, 470 mountaintops have been leveled in West Virginia, southwestern Virginia, …

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