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Why Surface Mine? – By Gene Kitts, Senior Vice President-Mining Services, International Coal Group, Inc.
Why do we surface mine in Central Appalachia? It’s certainly not because we like the public attention and we really don’t enjoy the struggles with regulatory agencies, the years of permitting delays and the seemingly endless litigation. The fundamental answer is that coal is surface mined because that is the method necessary to recover the … Read more