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Schools in the bituminous coal regions of the Applachian Mountains

W. S. Deffenbaugh

Schools in the bituminous coal regions of the Applachian Mountains

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schools,
  • Education

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    Also available in digital form on the Internet Archive Web site.

    Statementby W.S. Deffenbaugh
    SeriesBulletin / Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education -- 1920, no. 21, Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Education) -- 1920, no. 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA210 .D4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p., 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24835135M
    LC Control Number20000625
    OCLC/WorldCa13847699


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The Appalachian Mountains, often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North Appalachians first formed roughly million years ago during the Ordovician once reached elevations similar to those of the Alps and the Rocky Mountains before experiencing natural erosion.

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In Appalachia, the coal industry is in collapse, but the mountains aren’t coming back. shielded schools in the coalfields from the worst health impacts of mining, moderated flooding caused Author: Laura Gottesdiener.

The hollows of Appalachia still ring with the rulings of Chief Judge Charles Haden II of United States District Court for his determined stand against King Coal 17 years ago in a Charleston,   The region reached a production peak of million tons in and million tons in But much of the region's easy-to-reach coal seams have been mined out, meaning it takes more workers.

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If you "borrow" pictures created by me. Bituminous coal, also called soft coal, the most abundant form of coal, intermediate in rank between subbituminous coal and anthracite according to the coal classification used in the United States and Canada. In Britain bituminous coal is commonly called “ steam coal,” and in Germany the term Steinkohle (“rock coal”) is used.

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North Carolina, Duke Energy reach historic settlement on coal ash cleanup. Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia.

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The Pittsburgh Coal Bed -- An Example Assessment The Pittsburgh coal bed (fig. 2), the top producer in the northern Appalachian region and the second largest producer in the Nation, is the first of the six coal beds in the northern and central Appalachian basin coal region to undergo full digital assessment.

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Nova Scotia has Bituminous coal that is inaccessible. Most of the coal mines may have closed in Appalachia, but that hasn’t stopped the drive for coal. Perhaps in desperation more than greed, many people have turned to work with coal companies that use mountaintop removal mining, a procedure that levels entire tops of mountains and exposes the coal for collection.

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Although small quantities of coal first were produced from the Appalachian basin in the early s, the first production statistics of significance were gathered during the census of (Eavenson, ). Since then, about 35 billion short tons of bituminous coal have been produced from the Appalachian basin from an original potential coal reserve (PCR(o)) estimated to.

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Which is why all this is happening. This is the new face of coal mining in Central Appalachia. It is called mountaintop removal. Instead of extracting coal the old-fashioned way, by burrowing, the.

Then came the massive layoffs, as industries began to switch from Appalachia's bituminous coal to harder, cleaner-burning Western coal. Between andmore thanAppalachians lost coal and agriculture jobs -- half the work force in these endeavors.

In Appalachia, the Coal Industry Is in Collapse, but the Mountains Aren’t Coming Back shielded schools in the coalfields from the worst health impacts of mining, moderated flooding caused by.NOTE: The following Letter to the Editor appeared in The Mountain Times in the November 4, issue.

Dear Editor, A mountains of thanks to The Mountain Times for coverage of one of the most important issues affecting our Appalachian mountains—mountaintop removal coal mining—in your October 28 article about Trees on Fire.

Mountaintop removal has already .Across central Appalachia, the coal industry is leaving a path of destruction in the wake of mountaintop removal coal mining. For the industry, this is a relatively cheap and expedient way to extract coal, but for the environment and nearby communities, the costs are staggering.