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Coal mining bad even a century ago

...that could ruin the beauty and productivity of another natural resource, salmon? We Chickaloon residents know what coal mining did to salmon on the Chickaloon River 100 years ago. We don't want that exploitation to happen near Tyonek and Beluga...

...pulled from the committee agenda after it became known that McConnell would have an amendment to defend his state's coal mining industry. McConnell is making that defense a centerpiece of his re-election campaign and his amendment appeared on... be no accidents in mines. Of course we were deeply pained by the extent here."In this industrial town, where coal mining has been the main industry for decades, Erdogan's ties to mining leaders were vehemently noted. Townspeople said...

...drinking, or taking steps like McMillion to find other alternative sources. Distrust runs deep in West Virginia, a coal-mining state with a legacy of environmental contamination.Paul Sheridan, an attorney who lives in Charleston with his wife...
Mining should be taxed like oil industry

...the oil and gas industry paid about 20 percent of its market value, and the fishing industry paid around 5 percent. Coal mining also returns around 5 percent to the state. (Source:
Micciche to address permitting bill

...resources. General permits would not be applicable to lands designated for game refuges, forestry, state parks or coal mining and reclamation, according to the Department of Natural Resources.The bill passed the House but was never brought...
Off limits?

...River watershed as unsuitable for coal mining, a move that conceivably could...notes that under the Alaska Surface Coal Mining Control and Reclamation Act, DNR...designate an area as unsuitable for coal mining if reclamation is not technologically...

...quickly piled up when demand went down because of declines in the coal mining industry.The evacuation last year wasn't the first time the company...violations in West Virginia for its use of an old military explosive for coal mining in 2007.
A fishy United Nations treaty

...into conservation when foreign fleets could so easily undermine their efforts. Of course, America had timber, oil, coal, mining, farming, manufacturing, etc; which made its fisheries less important. In Iceland, however, fishing was premier...
Residents oppose coal mining in Beluga

We are writing in opposition to the Chuina Coal Mine. We have lived in Beluga for 37 years and have enjoyed hunting and fishing there. We do not believe that the coal field should be put in.


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