Tag Archives: coal mining

The Reality of Coal Mining Jobs

Sightline Daily, November 29, 2012 By Eric de Place Think about coal miners and you probably envision old Americana images: soot-blackened union guys with picks slung over their shoulders. But the truth is, modern-day coal mining is highly mechanized and … Continue reading

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Photos | Power Past Coal

Thanks to Paul Anderson for much of the photography featured on the Power Past Coal website. You can see more of Paul’s coal-related photos at his Coal and the American West portfolio site. Visit Power Past Coal Photos

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Why are U.S. taxpayers subsidizing coal mining?

Grist, A Beacon in the Smog, May 17, 2012 By David Roberts The most important thing you can read this week is Joe Smyth’s post on federal coal leasing. I realize “federal coal leasing” is not a phrase to quicken … Continue reading

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