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Beautiful Waterways in West Virginia – “Safe” say coal company representatives

Quote from a comment earlier in this blog: “The groundwater was not contaminated…people have not become ill around our sites….” Advertisements

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MTR Mining – “We will reclaim these mines, and you’ll never know the difference” – say coal company representatives.

Quote from a comment earlier in this blog: “The vast majority of MTR ( Environmentalists Definition ) sites do not even disturb the tops of the mountains or hills for example Contour Mining which is now lumped in as MTR … Continue reading

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Giant Coal Moving Machines – “We care about jobs for the average miner in West Virginia” say coal company representatives

Quote from a comment earlier in this blog: “Mining companies are not big “Thugs” we are all just people trying to earn a living and do whats right.”

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“Locals in favor of leveling their property for new opportunities for grazing cattle” say coal company representatives.

Quote from a comment earlier in this blog: “Remember ” Beauty is in the eye of the beholder “. Practically all property owners want their property left flat to rolling. No ones surface is disturbed without the owners consent.”

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“Slurry Ponds Safe” – say coal company representatives.

In response, we refer to them as “Impoundments”, they are highly engineered and monitored structures that take years to permit and even longer to build. I will admit they are imposing structures. but the vast majority of their capacity which … Continue reading

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