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The Untold Tragedies Of Coal Mining In Zimbabwe

December 13th, 2018 | by The Beam

Alhough the resource has been central to power generation in Zimbabwe, innumerable people experience hell within the dangerous ‘coal hell pits’ of Hwange each year, with most catastrophes going undocumented


Coal Pit Water Pumping Costs Set Precedent

September 17th, 2017 | by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz

Today I learned that the German Ruhr region needs to find a budget of around 220 million Euro a year to deal with the environmental consequences of 150 years of coal mining. Around two thirds of that sum is needed for pumping pit water.


Coal Mine Starts Continue To Decline

September 29th, 2015 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Originally published by the US Energy Information Administration The number of new and reactivated coal mines that began production in [&hellip


Big Coal: Making Mountains Even Better

August 17th, 2011 | by Bob Higgins

Coal provides jobs. The jobs are dirty, they produce a product that's harmful to the planet, hazardous to the health and welfare of the workers and their neighbors, but... hey, they're jobs. Besides, some of those jobs involve improving our mountains. They blow the tops off them, and haul away the coal, leaving flat tops, suitable for landing pads, parking lots, Nascar racing, or Appalachian soccer matches



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