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  • What is mountaintop removal coal mining? - iLoveMountains.org

    iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS WITH COAL, OIL, AND GAS

    Over the past quarter century, we have come to realize that there is more to life than material goods and services, that "some of the best things in life are free."

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  • Managing local environmental impacts | Sustainability | BP

    Our goal of achieving no damage to the environment guides our actions. We consider local conditions when determining which issues would benefit from the greatest focus

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  • 'Low confidence': Expert panel raises concerns about Santos ...

    Santos's plan to develop coal seam gas in northern NSW has been found by an independent expert panel to lack key data that potentially underestimates impacts on threatened ecosystems and ground and surface water.

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    Energy. Having an abundant and continuous energy supply is a fundamental necessity for both economic and social sectors. Learn more

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  • Key Facts : Coal Train Facts

    China is building at least one new coal-fired power plant every week and has a seemingly limitless appetite for coal.The Powder River Basin in southeast Montana and northeast Wyoming has a seemingly limitless supply.

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  • Home of World Coal Association | WCA

    Tackling environmental impacts. In this area you can find information on how the coal industry invests in the protection of precious resources such as land and water and tackles the challenge of reducing atmospheric emissions.

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  • Environmental impact of mining - Wikipedia

    The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater and surface water by chemicals from mining processes.

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  • The Positive and Negative Environmental Impacts of Solar ...

    The Positive and Negative Environmental Impacts of Solar Panels Are solar panels as green as you think? There are good and bad environmental impacts of solar power...

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  • Environmental Impacts of Natural Gas | Union of Concerned ...

    This comprehensive overview details the potential environmental impacts of natural gas use and extraction, including its effects on water supplies, global warming emissions, air pollution, and wildlife.

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  • Key Facts : Coal Train Facts

    China is building at least one new coal-fired power plant every week and has a seemingly limitless appetite for coal.The Powder River Basin in southeast Montana and northeast Wyoming has a seemingly limitless supply.

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  • Page being updated | US EPA

    Thank you for your interest in this topic. We are currently updating our website to reflect EPA's priorities under the leadership of President Trump and Administrator Pruitt. If you're looking for an archived version of this page, you can find it on the January 19 snapshot ...

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  • Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal – Appalachian Voices

    A community in Wise County, Virginia sits at the base of a mountaintop removal coal mine. Photo by Jamie Goodman

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  • Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy Technologies ...

    An overview of the environmental impacts of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass.

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  • Energy and the Environment | US EPA

    Provides general information on energy resources and their environmental effects; how electricity is delivered and used; and related tools and EPA program links.

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  • Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia

    The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products.

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  • Power Past Coal | communities against coal export

    Coal companies have deep pockets and a long track record of using their power and influence to get what they want. Peabody Energy, the world's largest coal company, and Arch Coal are routinely fined for violating worker health and safety and environmental standards.

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  • Non-Coal Review Branch | Non-Coal Review Branch

    Non-Coal Review Branch. The Non-Coal Review Branch of the Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement (DMRE) regulates and enforces the surface mining reclamation laws and regulations for non-coal mining sites in the state, which include limestone and dolomite, sand, gravel, clay, fluorspar, tar sands or rock asphalt, shale, surface effects of ...

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  • Economic And Environmental Impacts Of Climate Change In ...

    Arizona's citizens and its economy are among America's most vulnerable to the growing adverse impacts of climate change. Climate change will have significant impacts on water resources and economic opportunities.

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