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“Giant Shovel on I-70”Ohio Strip Mine Fight: 1973 The

May 31, 2017· There were three of the giant machines at issue: The Tiger, The Mountaineer, and The GEM of Egypt.All three were then in the service of the Hanna Coal Company, which by 1970, had been strip mining in Ohio for decades and was then a division of the much larger Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company, later known as “Consol,” itself then owned by Continental Oil.

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Interactive map of mines in Ohio American Geosciences

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Mines of Ohio map is a joint product of the Division of Mineral Resources and the Division of Geological Survey. The interactive map provides the locations and types of active mining operations for coal and industrial minerals across the state of Ohio. Also shown are surface affected areas, their reclamation status, and abandoned

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Community resists proposed strip mine in Ohio State Forest

Feb 18, 2019· Like much of Appalachia, Perry County, Ohio, has a long history of coal mining. In the 1960s, nearly 4,600 acres of strip-mined land near the small town of New Lexington was abandoned by a coal company and given to the state, becoming Perry State Forest.

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Strip Mining in Flourishing Egypt Valley Al Jazeera America

Oct 26, 2015· PIEDMONT, Ohio — The Egypt Valley Wildlife Area is a tribute to what can happen after land is strip-mined of its coal and restored to nature. The area, state-owned land in eastern Ohio, is 18,011 acres of rolling hills, wetlands and grasslands.

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The Strip-Mine Reclamation Program in Ohio

In accordance with the provisions of the Ohio coal strip-mine laws, (Sections 1513.01 to 1513.26 and 1513.99 of the Revised Code), a strip-mine license is is-sued for a twelve-month period. After the expiration of the license, the operator is given 60 days in which to

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Muskingum Mines, Ohio, USA Earthshots: Satellite Images

The Muskingum mines were started in the 1950s in Muskingum County, Ohio, and are now operated by the American Electric Power Company. The bed of coal being mined, known as the Meigs Creek coal, is about 60 inches thick, of intermediate grade, and is part of the Monongahela geologic group, deposited about 300 million years ago.

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Strip Mining and an Ohio Town: Economy vs. the Environment

Sep 04, 1972· And unless a citizens’ suit is successful, the Hanna Coal Company's 14 million‐pound strip mining machine will move across Interstate 70 soon

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GR25: Reforesting Former Strip Mines in 1993

So, in 1993, we completed our first mining reclamation and reforestation project in Coshocton County, Ohio by planting 50,000 mixed hardwoods in an area that had been strip mined from 1963-1987. While some grasslands had developed in the six years prior to our planting, the land would have taken many years to begin to sprout any forested areas.

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IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF OHIO

County and planned to strip and then highwall mine its coal. The coal leases provided the right to strip mine. Instead of recording the full lease, a memorandum of lease was recorded for each lease but did not specifically mention surface or strip mining. For instance, on December 28, 2011, Oxford Mining recorded a memorandum of coal

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The Strip-Mine Reclamation Program in Ohio

In accordance with the provisions of the Ohio coal strip-mine laws, (Sections 1513.01 to 1513.26 and 1513.99 of the Revised Code), a strip-mine license is is-sued for a twelve-month period. After the expiration of the license, the operator is given 60 days in which to

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Strip Mining and an Ohio Town: Economy vs. the Environment

Sep 04, 1972· And unless a citizens’ suit is successful, the Hanna Coal Company's 14 million‐pound strip mining machine will move across Interstate 70 soon

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When the Meigs mines closed Local News athensnews

A photo of part of the Southern Ohio Coal Company mining complex in Meigs County taken at some point in the 1980s. Photo provided by Jim Tompkins. Cecil Dillon, 67, of Athens, mined coal for SOCCO for more than 25 years prior to its closure (his father and grandfather worked as miners before him). In an interview last year, Dillon said he was

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GR25: Reforesting Former Strip Mines in 1993

So, in 1993, we completed our first mining reclamation and reforestation project in Coshocton County, Ohio by planting 50,000 mixed hardwoods in an area that had been strip mined from 1963-1987. While some grasslands had developed in the six years prior to our planting, the land would have taken many years to begin to sprout any forested areas.

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How to Restore a Million Acres of Strip-Mined Land? Bring

Apr 13, 2019· Many former strip mines are reclaimed with the goal of stabilizing the ground so that it doesn’t all run off with a heavy rainfall. Remnants of the rock and soil removed to expose coal are replaced with new material that’s graded and seeded, often with non­native species like autumn olive, which is known for holding soil.

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Ohio Division of Mineral Resources Management

Managing the environmental and safety aspects of the coal and industrial mineral mining industries while protecting citizens, land, and water resources.

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Abandoned strip mines in Ohio Homesteading Forum

Mar 12, 2013· The real problem is the damage to the groundwater. First, mining the coal released sulfur compounds that will linger for generations. Next, the 100 fooot deep excavations breached the water table, so even if the excavations are filled with soil the water table will still drain to the filled excavations.

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Coal Mines The Guernsey County Historical Society

May 06, 2016· Dave Adair’s Coal Mining Exhibit At The Guernsey County Museum . Dave Adair, whom I have mentioned a few times in this article, has worked long and hard to make a Coal Mine Exhibit at the Guernsey County Historical Society Museum. A part of the exhibit is a great collection of photographs documenting many of the different mines around the area.

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Sinclair Mine. Rockport

Jan 12, 2018· Sinclair Mine was a "Mine to Plant" operation and the coal trucks would leave the pit with a 100 plus tons of coal and transport it to the TVA's Paradise Steam Plant. The loaded truck would drive over the plant hopper and dump the coal into massive storage hoppers and

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Big Muskie Wikipedia

Big Muskie was a coal mining Bucyrus-Erie dragline excavator owned by the Central Ohio Coal Company (formerly a division of American Electric Power), weighing 13,500 short tons (12,200 t) and standing nearly 22 stories tall.It operated in the U.S. state of Ohio from 1969 to 1991.

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The Ohio Coal Association

OHIO COAL ASSOCIATION 17 South High Street Suite 310 Columbus, OH 43215 614.228.6336: ABOUT OCA Vision Statement OCA Staff Member Directory: COAL NEWS 2019 2018 2017 2015 2014: INFORMATION LIBRARY History of Ohio Coal Mining Interactive Ohio Map Ohio Coal Education Initiative Environmental Stewardship Commitment to Safety Quick Facts Types of

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American Coal Mining Strip Mines Fossil Fuels

for over 25 years coal companies have strip mined thousand of acres of american appalchian mountains. thousand of acres of country are laid waste as whole mo...

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Coal Mining in Appalachia YouTube

This video is about Coal Mining via Mountain Top Removal. Appalachian Coal MiningSee how coal is mined in the Appalachian Mountains via Mountain Top Removal...

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