Volume 52 Issue 9
Mountaintop-removal controversy slows West Virgina coal mining
, 2000, Vol. 52, No. 9, pp. 6-10
Peng, Syd S.
Mountaintop removal (MTR) mining started in West Virginia nearly 30 years ago. This surface mining method can extract multiple coal seams as thin as a few inches in whole and minimum rock dilution in very steep mountainous terrain.
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