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  • Coal and the environment - U.S. Energy Information
    Coal and the environment - U.S. Energy Information

    Dec 02, 2021 However, producing and using coal affects the environment. Effects of coal mining. Surface mines (sometimes called strip mines) were the source of about 64% of the coal mined in the United States in 2020. These mining operations remove the soil and rock above coal deposits, or seams. The largest surface mines in the United States are in Wyoming

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  • 12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining - Environment 911
    12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining - Environment 911

    One of the most obvious (albeit perhaps least harmful) environmental effects of coal mining is noise pollution. Coal mining is a loud, day- and night-long process that disrupts the lives of those in the surrounding communities, reduces the quality of

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  • The Environmental Impacts of Coal - Greenpeace
    The Environmental Impacts of Coal - Greenpeace

    The Environmental Impacts of Coal A toxic industry Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health. Some cause cancer, others damage the nervous

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  • Environmental Effects of Coal Mining in West Virginia | by
    Environmental Effects of Coal Mining in West Virginia | by

    Apr 26, 2018 Coal mining and mountain top removal is something that has directly impacted many parts of the environment. Rocky Hackworth manages a 1,600 acre mine that is located south of Charleston West Virginia

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  • Environmental and socio-economic impacts of coal mining
    Environmental and socio-economic impacts of coal mining

    Jan 21, 2022 Coal extraction has traditionally been linked to significant environmental consequences. Coal mining activities directly impact geo-environmental parameters such as air, water, soil, agricultural lands, flora, LULC, and landforms. The people who live near mining zones are the ones that suffer the most

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  • The environmental impacts of coal - Greenpeace Aotearoa
    The environmental impacts of coal - Greenpeace Aotearoa

    May 01, 2005 Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health. Some cause cancer, others damage the nervous and immune systems, and some impede reproduction and development

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  • Environmental impacts of coal mining and coal
    Environmental impacts of coal mining and coal

    Mining activities also give rise to the visual effects on the environment surrounding the mine including the release of methane into the atmosphere, the release of contaminated water and the generation of solid waste products. Fig. 6 schematically presents the environmental impacts caused by coal mining and coal utilisation processes [[9]

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  • Coal: Social, environmental and economic concerns
    Coal: Social, environmental and economic concerns

    2017-09-23 Coal: social, environmental and economic concerns 9 Mining and preparation Key characteristics Capital cost 51.3-7155 M$ FOM cost - VOM cost 14.3-71.6 $/t Energy use 0.391 GJ/ton mined CO2 Em. factor 5.1-10.1 kgCO2eq/GJ Two mining methods exist: Undergroungmining: it accounts for 60% of mining

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  • Monitoring environmental impacts of surface coal mining
    Monitoring environmental impacts of surface coal mining

    Abstract. Coal mining generates a number of significant environmental impacts. Due to its synoptic coverage and repetitive data acquisition capabilities, remote sensing has been extensively used to monitor effects of surface mining

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  • Cradle to Grave: The Environmental Impacts from Coal
    Cradle to Grave: The Environmental Impacts from Coal

    Jun 01, 2001 Cradle to Grave: The Environmental Impacts from Coal. June 1, 2001. The electric power industry is the largest toxic polluter in the country, and coal, which is used to generate over half of the electricity produced in the U.S., is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal

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  • Assessment of impacts of proposed coal-resource and
    Assessment of impacts of proposed coal-resource and

    Dec 31, 1993 Expanded mining and use of coal resources in the Rocky Mountain region of the western United States will have substantial impacts on water resources, environmental amenities, and social and economic conditions. The U.S. Geological Survey has completed a 3-year assessment of the Yampa River basin, Colorado and Wyoming, where increased coal

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  • What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry
    What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry

    Apr 25, 2017 Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry On Air . The coal industry, which includes coal mining and coal generated electric plants, is responsible for emitting at least 20 toxic chemicals into the air. These chemicals include: mercury, arsenic, lead, selenium, zinc, nickel, and radium (to name a few)

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  • Determining environmental impacts of future lignite mining
    Determining environmental impacts of future lignite mining

    This report was prepared as a prototype of a regional assessment of coal mining throughout the southern coal fields. The objectives are to: (1) review mining techniques and their attendant environmental impacts within the context of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA); (2) identify current and future coal mining in Alabama according to potential

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  • Environmental Aspects and Impacts its Mitigation
    Environmental Aspects and Impacts its Mitigation

    Jan 01, 2015 Coal mining's environmental effects persist for years after coal is removed.Based on the latest technologies on coal mining practices are better than what was done earlier days. At the same time bad mining practices can ignite coal fires which can burn for decades, release fly ash and smoke laden with greenhouse gasses and toxic chemicals

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  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.pdf
    Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.pdf

    Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Legislation regulating the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States. This Act (30 USC 1201 - 1328) created the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) within the U.S. Department of the Interior to establish and oversee programs for regulating active coal mines on federal and state lands

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  • Environmental Effects of Coal Mining in West
    Environmental Effects of Coal Mining in West

    Apr 26, 2018 Coal mining and mountain top removal is something that has directly impacted many parts of the environment. Rocky Hackworth manages a 1,600 acre mine that is located south of Charleston West Virginia

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  • Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining & Utilization
    Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining & Utilization

    As coal is considered as a substitute for other fuels, more serious attention is being given to the environmental impacts of the whole coal fuel cycle: mining, transport, storage, combustion and conversion. This volume presents an up-to-date account of these environmental impacts and the recent developments to combat and control them

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  • Environmental and other effects of mining and
    Environmental and other effects of mining and

    This study addresses the environmental effects of coal mining and related transport, reviewing the potential environmental impacts arising at all stages of the coal chain. The report summarises the relevant issues in the major coal producing nations

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