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Another coal waste disaster in West Virginia MSNBC

Rachel Maddow reports on yet another toxic coal waste spill in West Virginia as new tests are conducted on drinking water tainted by the previous spill. Feb. 12, 2014 Read More

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Coal Slurry Catastrophes Continue: West Virginia Hit

2014-2-19  Coal Slurry Catastrophes Continue: West Virginia Hit With Another Environmental Emergency. Coal slurry leak in West Virginia turns a creek into sludge. Water quality specialists taking samples from Fields Creek. Cleanup continues from earlier spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 West Virginia residents. Duke Energy coal ash spill in North Carolina attributed to a leaking

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Coal’s other mess — High Country News Know the

2007-11-26  The San Juan Generating Station in northwestern New Mexico burns 7 million tons of coal each year, kicking out more than 1.5 million tons of solid waste

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(PDF) The Long-Term Effects of a Coal Waste Disaster

county in W est Virginia, the Buf falo Creek Disaster was another instance of a coal waste spill. On the morning of February 26, 1972, a dam holding back approximately 132 million gallons of

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The Cautionary Tale of the Largest Coal Ash Waste

2019-11-4  The US EPA announced proposed rules for coal ash impoundments on November 4, 2019. Curt and Debbie Havens’ ranch style home is the gathering place for their family. Their two boys grew up playing in the streets in this quiet neighborhood in West Virginia’s

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Coal waste Global Energy Monitor

2021-6-7  Coal waste spill at TVA's Widows Creek plant in Alabama. On January 9, 2009, Tennessee Valley Authority confirmed another coal waste spill at its Widows Creek plant in northeast Alabama, less than three weeks after the enormous Tennessee coal ash spill at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant.

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Dola, WV Coal Mine Explosion, Apr 1963

2021-7-19  But in the tradition of coal mining, rescue teams pushed forward against time in an attempt to reach the men still unaccounted for. Significantly, the Compass No. 2 Mine is located only a short-distance from the scene of this country's worst mining disaster. On Dec. 6, 1907, 361 miners lost their lives in a mine near Monongah, W. Va.

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Coal-powered bitcoin is an environmental disaster

2021-6-25  Coal-powered bitcoin is an environmental disaster. Ketan Joshi 25 they are simply converting one type of environmental harm into another, and pretending as if

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A Century of Controversy, Accidents in West Virginia’s

2014-1-16  The chemical industry followed early salt miners and then the kings of coal to West Virginia in the late 1700s. Two years after the Bhopal disaster, Union Carbide sold its factory. The plant

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Sago Mine Disaster Global Energy Monitor

2021-8-2  The Sago Mine Disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, in the International Coal Group's Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia.The blast and ensuing aftermath trapped 13 coal miners for nearly two days. Only one miner, Randal McCloy, survived. It was the worst mining disaster in the United States since the Jim Walter Resources Mine Disaster in Alabama on September 23, 2001

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“Buffalo Creek Disaster” Coal Dams Fail: 1972 The

2019-1-31  Coal Waste Legacy. The problem of coal waste impoundments in Appalachia — and all across America — has not gone away since the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster. Nearly 50 years later, there are still hundreds of coal waste dams to worry about, as well as other assorted coal waste

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The story behind the Upper Big Branch mine disaster

2010-4-14  Story by Jeff Young, "Living on Earth". It's the worst mining disaster in the US in decades. Twenty-nine miners are dead, killed in a massive explosion in the heart of West Virginia's coal country

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Coal’s other mess — High Country News Know the

The San Juan Generating Station in northwestern New Mexico burns 7 million tons of coal each year, kicking out more than 1.5 million tons of solid waste, most of which is piled up in the adjacent

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Coal mining’s long legacy of water pollution in West

2014-1-13  The coal industry, however, says it’s the victim of overregulation and that it can’t be blamed for problems with the state’s water wells. “It’s just ridiculous to make such an allegation,” said Bill Raney, president of the West Virginia Coal Association, an

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Deadliest Floods in West Virginia History, Ranked by

2017-9-14  Deadliest Floods in West Virginia History, Ranked by Fatalities Draft, J. Steven Kite, West Virginia University Geology & Geography, 17 August 2016 Date(s) Locations Description Fatalities WV Damage (adjusted to 2015 $) References 26 Feb 1972 Buffalo Creek, Logan County Coal waste dam failure; USGS calculated 1,400 cms (50,000

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The Epic Rise and Fall of America’s Most Notorious

2015-9-30  The Epic Rise and Fall of America’s Most Notorious Coal Baron The biggest mine disaster in 40 years occurred on Don Blankenship’s watch at Massey Energy. when a West Virginia coal worker

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What’s the Real Story With Clean Coal?

2013-7-1  Coal mining destroys mountaintops and dumps rubble and toxic waste into streams. Burning coal is responsible for soot and smog that result in over $100 billion in health costs each year. Coal plants release toxic mercury into the air and leave behind dangerous coal ash pollution. Moreover, coal

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Photos: 1972 Buffalo Creek Disaster Photos

2021-2-26  In 1972, the Logan County community of Buffalo Creek experienced the most destructive flood in West Virginia history, when a coal waste dam burst and 130 million gallons of water and sludge poured through nearby mining towns.

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How dirty coal foretold West Virginia's disaster Al

2014-1-14  Situating the Elk River spill in the larger issue of coal-waste management, he noted the “numerous coal-slurry floods and spills in West Virginia and U.S. history.” (Perhaps the most notorious of these occurred in 1972 when the failure of a coal company’s dam in Logan County, W.Va., let loose a deluge of water and coal waste that killed

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Sago Mine Disaster Global Energy Monitor

2021-8-2  The Sago Mine Disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, in the International Coal Group's Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia.The blast and ensuing aftermath trapped 13 coal miners for nearly two days. Only one miner, Randal McCloy, survived. It was the worst mining disaster in the United States since the Jim Walter Resources Mine Disaster in Alabama on September 23, 2001

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“Buffalo Creek Disaster” Coal Dams Fail: 1972 The

2019-1-31  Coal Waste Legacy. The problem of coal waste impoundments in Appalachia — and all across America — has not gone away since the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster. Nearly 50 years later, there are still hundreds of coal waste dams to worry about, as well as other assorted coal waste

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Coal’s other mess — High Country News Know the

The San Juan Generating Station in northwestern New Mexico burns 7 million tons of coal each year, kicking out more than 1.5 million tons of solid waste, most of which is piled up in the adjacent

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Deadliest Floods in West Virginia History, Ranked by

2017-9-14  Deadliest Floods in West Virginia History, Ranked by Fatalities Draft, J. Steven Kite, West Virginia University Geology & Geography, 17 August 2016 Date(s) Locations Description Fatalities WV Damage (adjusted to 2015 $) References 26 Feb 1972 Buffalo Creek, Logan County Coal waste dam failure; USGS calculated 1,400 cms (50,000

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Buffalo Creek Dam (West Virginia, 1972) Case Study

Description & Background. On February 26, 1972 at approximately 8:00 A.M., Coal Slurry Impoundment #3 at the Buffalo Creek coal mine in Logan County, West Virginia gave way sending millions of gallons of water and millions of cubic yards of coal slurry down the

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Coal mining’s long legacy of water pollution in West

2014-1-13  The coal industry, however, says it’s the victim of overregulation and that it can’t be blamed for problems with the state’s water wells. “It’s just ridiculous to make such an allegation,” said Bill Raney, president of the West Virginia Coal Association, an

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12 killed in West Virginia mine blast CNN

2010-4-7  In 2000, a coal sludge impoundment owned by Massey Energy broke into an abandoned underground mine, oozing more than 300 million gallons of coal waste into tributaries in eastern Kentucky.

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What’s the Real Story With Clean Coal?

2013-7-1  Coal mining destroys mountaintops and dumps rubble and toxic waste into streams. Burning coal is responsible for soot and smog that result in over $100 billion in health costs each year. Coal plants release toxic mercury into the air and leave behind dangerous coal ash pollution. Moreover, coal

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Photos: 1972 Buffalo Creek Disaster Photos

2021-2-26  In 1972, the Logan County community of Buffalo Creek experienced the most destructive flood in West Virginia history, when a coal waste dam burst and 130 million gallons of water and sludge poured through nearby mining towns.

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