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(of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface

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But the worst pollution in my view will come from the greenhouse gases that will be emitted when the first of the coal from the opencast is burnt.
Opencast mining is a filthy business that affects the health of people, pollutes the environment and devastates landscapes.
Called 'Solidarity Sunday', the protest will come just days before Wales goes to the polls for the Assembly elections, with participants calling for a ban on opencast coal mining across Wales and the UK.
Garage worker Brian said: "The turnout was fantastic - locals have really got behind me to star in the video and also express their concerns about an opencast so near to the bay.
The Nungu Colliery coal reserves are located beneath the surface on the remaining extent of Portion 23 and access to the underground coal reserves is also located on Portion 23 in the high wall of the previously mined out Nungu West Opencast pit.
This colliery was selected on the grounds of operational feasibility and also because it has both the underground and opencast mines.
200 mm dia pipe line for coal face at Ukni Opencast Mine
The diggers struck in a bid to thwart Scottish Coal opencast mining in Lanarkshire's Douglas Valley.
Dan Byles has put his name behind a Private Members Bill in the House of Commons aimed at strengthening the rights of people across England when opencast coal mines are proposed in their neighbourhoods.
The buffer would affect any future extensions of existing opencast sites as well as new mining activity, the Assembly Government said.
In spite of the small depth of the oil shale bedding underground mining spread instead of opencast mining because excavators were quite a rarity at that time [3].
RJB has given assurances to the council that all traffic from the opencast site would be routed along the A5 and safety measures would be introduced.
STRICT rules to control opencast coal mining in England were unveiled yesterday.
now controls 22 underground mines and 20 opencast sites in England and is currently producing approximately 38M mt/yr coal, 80% of it from underground and all profitably.
s opencast coal mining scene and, as Ray Proctor, Managing Director of British Coal Opencast, says in the foreword, this book both deepens and broadens our understanding of the British opencast business.