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Why cleaning up abandoned coal mines is so important —

2016-11-29  Why cleaning up abandoned coal mines is so important — and difficult. With coal production at its lowest level in 30 years, abandoned mines around the country are causing major environmental ...

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Coal Mine Cleanup Works - WORC

2020-10-29  The collapse of the coal industry is devastating small communities across the Western United States, but reclaiming these mined lands quickly could create up to 6,081 full-time jobs per year in the critical two to three year period after mine closure according to our new report, Coal Mine Cleanup Works.The report estimates potential reclamation job creation for the Intermountain West (Colorado ...

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The Ongoing Cleanup of Abandoned Coal Mines –

2018-2-15  The act requires coal companies to pay a fee to the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement for each ton of coal produced, adding up to

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Cleanup of abandoned mines could get boost, relieving

2021-11-20  Now efforts to finally clean up the sites could soon get a big boost. Tucked into the Senate-passed infrastructure bill is $11.3 billion for the cleanup of defunct coal mines to be distributed over 15 years — money experts say would go a long way toward

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Cartwright Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Coal Mines

2020-1-15  Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 (), legislation authored by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) to ensure the clean-up of dangerous abandoned mine sites across the U.S. can continue.The committee’s vote clears the way for this legislation to be considered on the House floor.

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Bill aims to clean up coal mines - News - The Tri-County ...

2019-9-20  Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced legislation that will protect American taxpayers by prohibiting the dangerous practice of “self-bonding” in the coal sector. The Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act will ensure coal companies restore mine lands across the country to their original state after completing their mining operations.

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Kentucky needs $1B to clean up coal mines, report finds ...

2021-7-13  Kentucky needs $1 billion to clean up old coal mines, report finds. Reclaiming all of the coal mines in Kentucky and six other Appalachian states could cost an estimated $7.5 billion to $9.8 ...

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Legislation re-authorizes clean-up of abandoned coal

2019-9-12  Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House would re-authorize the Abandoned Mine Land trust fund. The fund was created in 1977 in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act and is used to foster economic development in communities that have been impacted by coal-mine closures and clean up abandoned mines.

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Clean Coal Explained - What Is Clean Coal?

2020-11-13  "Clean coal" usually means capturing carbon emissions from burning coal and storing them under Earth.; Carbon capture and storage works, but is expensive to build or to retrofit onto old plants ...

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Reinventing coal country: Reclaiming America's

2021-11-19  A 13-acre former mine in Wise County, Virginia, will soon transform into a solar installation that will supply up to 3 megawatts of clean energy to a data center located next door. It will be the ...

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Why cleaning up abandoned coal mines is so important —

2016-11-29  Why cleaning up abandoned coal mines is so important — and difficult. With coal production at its lowest level in 30 years, abandoned mines

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Coal Mine Cleanup Works - WORC

2020-10-29  The collapse of the coal industry is devastating small communities across the Western United States, but reclaiming these mined lands quickly could create up to 6,081 full-time jobs per year in the critical two to three year period after mine closure according to our new report, Coal Mine Cleanup Works.The report estimates potential reclamation job creation for the Intermountain West (Colorado ...

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The Ongoing Cleanup of Abandoned Coal Mines –

2018-2-15  The act requires coal companies to pay a fee to the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement for each ton of coal produced, adding up to approximately $9.2 billion to date. Those funds have gained $1.5 billion in interest, the

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Cleanup of abandoned mines could get boost, relieving

2021-11-20  Now efforts to finally clean up the sites could soon get a big boost. Tucked into the Senate-passed infrastructure bill is $11.3 billion for the cleanup of defunct coal mines to be distributed over 15 years — money experts say would go a long way toward

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Cartwright Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Coal Mines

2020-1-15  Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 (), legislation authored by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) to ensure the clean-up of dangerous abandoned mine sites across the U.S. can continue.The committee’s vote clears the way for this legislation to be considered on the House floor.

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Congress nears historic coal mine cleanup investment -

2021-8-24  Congress nears historic coal mine cleanup investment. By James Marshall ... That’s about twice as much that states and tribes have ever received from the fund to clean up old coal mines since it ...

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Legislation re-authorizes clean-up of abandoned coal

2019-9-12  Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House would re-authorize the Abandoned Mine Land trust fund. The fund was created in 1977 in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act and is used to foster economic development in communities that have been impacted by coal-mine closures and clean up abandoned mines.

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Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup

2021-6-25  The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals. During the earliest days of Handbook development, Mike Bishop of EPA Region 8 lead the effort to develop a Superfund Mine Waste Reference Document for EPA project managers working on mine

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The U.S.’s Biggest Coal Company Can’t Pay To Clean Up Its ...

2015-6-8  Peabody, which operates the largest coal mine in the United States, is one of the five largest coal companies operating on the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana. The basin provides more than 40 percent of the country’s coal. Coal in this region is primarily mined in strip mines, a type of surface mining which leaves an open pit with coal exposed, requiring extensive cleanup by ...

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Clean Coal Explained - What Is Clean Coal?

2020-11-13  "Clean coal" usually means capturing carbon emissions from burning coal and storing them under Earth.; Carbon capture and storage works, but is expensive to build or to retrofit onto old plants ...

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Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup

2021-6-25  The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals. During the earliest days of Handbook development, Mike Bishop of EPA Region 8 lead the effort to develop a Superfund Mine Waste Reference Document for EPA project managers working on mine

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Biden infrastructure plan would spend $16 billion to clean ...

2021-4-2  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and

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Congress nears historic coal mine cleanup investment -

2021-8-24  Congress nears historic coal mine cleanup investment. By James Marshall ... That’s about twice as much that states and tribes have ever received from the fund to clean up old coal mines since it ...

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Reclaiming coal: US mines' clean-up cash - all our data

2018-3-15  Coal mine clean-up is critically underfunded, particularly in Appalachia The near-eradication of a dangerous practice of self-insurance has been put in jeopardy by Trump’s regulatory rollbacks Mine inspections are falling, pollution incidents number in

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The U.S.’s Biggest Coal Company Can’t Pay To Clean Up Its ...

2015-6-8  Peabody, which operates the largest coal mine in the United States, is one of the five largest coal companies operating on the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana. The basin provides more than 40 percent of the country’s coal. Coal in this region is primarily mined in strip mines, a type of surface mining which leaves an open pit with coal exposed, requiring extensive cleanup by ...

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Clean Coal Explained - What Is Clean Coal?

2020-11-13  "Clean coal" usually means capturing carbon emissions from burning coal and storing them under Earth.; Carbon capture and storage works, but is expensive to build or to retrofit onto old plants ...

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Coal Clean Up, Texas Style Inside Energy

2016-8-18  Coal Clean Up, Texas Style. Three Oaks Mine is permitted to operate on nearly 16,000 acres. Amid a wave of historic coal bankruptcies, states like Texas and Colorado have taken proactive steps to make sure coal companies are on the hook for

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US coal hasn't set aside enough money to clean up its mines

2018-3-14  US coal hasn’t set aside enough money to clean up its mines. Published on 14/03/2018, 3:00pm. Schemes that favour coal companies in Appalachia have left a national shortfall experts said was ‘one of the biggest public failures that has gone

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Nation to further facilitate green growth - Chinadaily.cn

2021-11-18  The program will provide targeted support for safe, efficient, green and smart coal mining, clean and efficient coal processing, clean and efficient use of coal-fired power, clean industrial ...

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Reinventing coal country: Reclaiming America's

2021-11-19  A 13-acre former mine in Wise County, Virginia, will soon transform into a solar installation that will supply up to 3 megawatts of clean energy to a data center located next door. It will be the ...

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