Excerpts from this story referencing longwall mining

"… ered.”   …"

"… of western Pennsylvania. In 2004, when the tributary first fell victim to longwall mining, Jones predicted it would never return. The state-approved plan to “rest …"

"… t did.” Anti-longwall activists believe the rulings could impact future longwall mining activities in Pennsylvania and beyond. Currently, Consol is applying for a …"

Excerpts from this story referencing longwall mining

Excerpts from this story referencing longwall mining

"… o operations that use a little-known but devastating extraction method, “longwall mining.” The focus of a new Center investigation, longwall mining represents th …"

"… on method, “longwall mining.” The focus of a new Center investigation, longwall mining represents the most brutal technology yet available to rip the coal out fr …"

"… lication, in an attempt to remind the agency of the damage associated with longwall mining. The Center’s investigation found the technique collapses the surface so …"

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"… pring to mind for citizens in the coalfields of northern Appalachia, where longwall mining thrives. A highly productive method, longwall mining yielded 176 million t …"

"… ern Appalachia, where longwall mining thrives. A highly productive method, longwall mining yielded 176 million tons of coal in 2007—15 percent of total U.S. produc …"

"… wn in Appalachia and in Illinois, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. But longwall mining is the most brutal technology yet employed to extract coal from undergroun …"

Undermined

By Kristen Lombardi

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"… out her house sinking into the abyss — it becomes apparent how insidious longwall mining can be for those on the surface. There are the never-ending disruptions, s …"

"… fared worse. Hupp’s daughter, Marcy, lives next door to him on 17 acres; longwall mining dispossessed her of nine springs. The Williamses were deprived of two spri …"

"… mething more tangible — their livelihoods. Indeed, among the many hit by longwall mining, the local farmer has suffered big blows. Folks who cultivate produce and …"

The big seep

By Kristen Lombardi

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"… by contrast, employs the brutally efficient extraction method known as “longwall mining,” which chews up the coal seam and leaves the groundcover to cave into t …"

"… n the back roads not far from the West Virginia border — that ravages of longwall mining really come into focus. That’s where you’ll discover what “planned s …"

"… ins of residences ripped apart by subsidence. “Anyone who is affected by longwall mining sees death and destruction,” says Scott Finch, a supervisor from Morris …"

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"… y’s year-long investigation into the social and environmental impacts of longwall mining centered on hundreds of pages of documents obtained from government source …"

"… pre-mining agreement that coal companies often offer to landowners before longwall mining — and its guaranteed subsidence. Here, Mine 84 has entered into the pact …"

"… eing in the pockets of the coal industry and for the destruction caused by longwall mining.8. A Buyout Agreement — A typical buyout agreement wherein coa …"

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"… citizens groups, as well as studies about and lawsuits over the impacts of longwall mining:1. National Mining Association is the “voice” of the mining …"

"… p working to reform the state law known as Act 54, which paved the way for longwall mining.9. Citizens Coal Council is a coalition of grassroots groups in …"

"… hine.11. A 2004 study on the social and environmental impacts of longwall mining in southwestern Pennsylvania, funded by the Raymond Proffitt Foundation.12 …"