Rounds says it currently costs about $2-million per year to treat acid mine drainage at the abandoned strip mine
The strip mines
have also buried the trout streams in rubble, polluted the water with toxic selenium, and filled the air with silica dust.
A former Cambria County, Pennsylvania, strip mine
that has since been reclaimed will soon be home to 25 wind turbines generating enough power to meet the needs of 16,000 homes, Environmental Protection Secretary Kathleen A.
Green explained to me about sex and I saw my first strip mine
A Massey subsidiary operates a 1,849-acre strip mine
in the hills just above the impoundment.
Recently, members of the group requested a public hearing with the federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) to voice their concerns about a proposed 2,139-acre strip mine
in Elk Valley, Tennessee.
The same is true for gold and other resources--the largest coal strip mine
straddles the Hopi and Navajo reservations in Black Mesa, Arizona.
Even a strip mine
within sight of the mountain summit agreed to shut down operations, filling in and replanting its open pit to preserve the landscape.
They soon saw smoke rising from an abandoned strip mine
beyond the playground.
The decision to rescind the Palmdale order comes in the wake of a defeat the EPA suffered in a case involving ponds at an abandoned strip mine
in Northern Cook County, Illnois.
The dream became reality last December when the state Wildlife Resources Agency released 50 Canadian elk at a reclaimed strip mine
in a Campbell County wildlife management area.
But it is generally a very much smaller threat than, say, a strip mine
The court correctly observed that landfilling for a coal strip mine
is relatively easy because both operations require essentially the same equipment except for a trash compactor.
applied several days earlier for permission to strip mine
214 acres of land above Fern Lake, a scenic body of water on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
Several years later one of the sons arranged to have an outside company strip mine
the remaining coal from the land, and for another company to purchase the land, fill in the stripped area with refuse and reclaim the land.