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Study of strip and surface mining in Appalachia

United States. Dept. of the Interior.

Study of strip and surface mining in Appalachia

an interim report to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

by United States. Dept. of the Interior.

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Strip mining.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Appalachian Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 77-78.

      Other titlesStrip and surface mining in Appalachia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN291 .U48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 78 p.
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6009327M
      LC Control Number66062700

      “Due to the authors framing the discussion using conflict analysis and resolution, Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia could serve as a case study in how to engage populations with divergent views. This makes the book generalizable to other conflicts outside of the controversy surrounding surface mining. Appalachia’s land, air, and water are threatened by logging, coal-fired power plants, and mountaintop removal mining. The units in this Teacher’s Guide explore the place/history, people and music of Appalachia, using video and audio clips from the three-part public television series, The Appalachians, as a resource for student learning.

        Strip Mining. Strip mining in Kentucky and elsewhere had gone on for decades before Harry Caudill arrived on the scene, but after World War II the technology had moved well beyond the “pick-and-shovel” stage. In eastern Kentucky especially, the practice of “shoot and shove” contour strip mining was notorious. Miners gouged into hillsides with mechanized shovels and dozers, establishing. Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining at the summit or summit ridge of a mountain. Coal seams are extracted from a mountain by removing the land, or overburden, above the seams. This method of coal mining is conducted in the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States.

      Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining at the summit or summit ridge of a mountain. Coal seams are extracted from a mountain by removing the land, or overburden, above the method of coal mining is conducted in the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States. Explosives are used to remove up to vertical . Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia. While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern Counties or county-equivalents:


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Trump administration halts strip-mining health study across Central Appalachia. Budget review stops, at least for now, study on how mining affects the health of people who live near it. Get this from a library. Study of strip and surface mining in Appalachia: an interim report to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Strip mining across the mountaintops of Appalachia is scarring as much as three times more land to get a ton of coal than just three decades ago, new research shows. Basic Information about Surface Coal Mining in Appalachia. On this page: The equipment used depends on the method and scale of the surface mining method being employed.

View more information on compensatory mitigation for streams in Appalachia presented at the Appalachian Stream Mitigation Workshop. "An admirable study of real importance to historians of the environment and Appalachia."--Journal of Southern History "Montrie's study of the resistance by the farmers and people directly affected by surface strip mining is an important study for environmental activism.

While coal has conferred vast wealth on a small number of coal barons, bankers, regional landholding companies, and electric utilities, extreme poverty remains rampant in Appalachia.

County by county data show a remarkable correlation between the coalfield areas most affected by surface mining and high poverty rates. A powerful source of pollution. Coal mining in Appalachia may bring to mind the archetypal soot-covered miner working deep underground.

But in the last 30 years, a big percentage of Author: Jason Daley. Erik Reece, the author of Lost Mountain – A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Destruction of Appalachia, chronicles a year that he spent witnessing the destruction of a single mountain in the Appalachian wilderness.

Erik Reece teaches writing at the University of by:   More: Trump administration halts strip-mining health study across Central Appalachia Kentucky’s other congressional leaders must push back against the.

The devastating environmental impacts of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia have long been well documented. But over the last decade, Indiana University researcher Michael Hendryx has been examining another consequence of this form of coal surface mining that had previously been overlooked: the health impacts on the people in the surrounding communities.

Central Appalachia’s history is the story of coal. At its peak in the mid th century, mining employed more thanpeople in West Virginia alone, mostly in the state’s otherwise poor Author: Jedediah Britton-Purdy. Study of strip and surface mining in Appalachia; an interim report to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Coal strip mining has affected Appalachian life, peace of mind, livelihood, and environment, but not to the extent that citizens are helpless; they can act. This report is meant to inspire citizens to employ proper methods to ensure the enforcement of state strip-mining laws.

The study looks at. The Trump administration has halted a study of the health effects of a common mining technique in Appalachia, which is believed to deposit waste containing toxic minerals in ground waters.

InReligion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining,Joseph D.

Witt examines how religious and environmental ethics foster resistance to mountaintop removal coal mining. Drawing on extensive interviews with activists, teachers, preachers, and community leaders, Witt's research offers a fresh.

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Pulling no punches, Plundering Appalachia asks the reader to become informed, and then to become engaged, to join the growing number of Americans who are working both to end radical surface mining in Appalachia and transition toward an energy economy that works for nature and people.

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Nowhere has it surfaced more dramatically than in the southern Appalachians where the exploitation of timber and mineral resources has been recently aggravated by the ravages of strip-mining and flash floods. This landmark study of the mountain region.