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PA Mining History

As of 2015 the Anthracite Region produced total of 4,614,391 tons of coal, predominately from surface coal mines. Bituminous Coal. Bituminous mining operations are active in 21 counties in the southwest region of Pennsylvania and is the most abundant coal found in our state. Its primary uses are for electricity generation and metal production.

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The OSMRE Appalachian Region

The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Appalachian Region of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and …

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The Geography of Coal in the U.S. | National Geographic ...

Oct 26, 2016· The total number of employees in U.S. coal mines in 2014 was 74,931, down almost 7% from 2013. More than 90% of the coal produced in the U.S. is used to create electricity. A small amount is used in industrial settings (mainly cement production and iron smelting), and to heat buildings.

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Maps - Pennsylvania DEP

Maps. Active Underground Bituminous Coal Mining Application The Active Underground Bituminous Coal Mining application enables users to view and select active and historic mining activity in the Pennsylvania's bituminous coal seams including: active underground permit boundaries, longwall mining panels, longwall panel plus dates and mined out areas.

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A Guide to the Pocahontas Mines Collection, 1883-1997 ...

The Pocahontas Mines Collection, 1883-1997, documents the mining operations of CONSOL Energy, Inc. and its predecessor coal mining companies in the Pocahontas, ia, area, including numerous counties in southwest ia and eastern West ia. The collection is divided into four series based on type: Scanned rolls, Unscanned rolls and documents, Books, and Ledgers.

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Illinois State Geological Survey Jackson County Coal Data ...

If coal mining has occured in this county, a directory of additional information about these coal mines is included with the map. Buffer regions for industrial mineral mines were incorporated into this map due to limited information regarding these mines. The size of the buffer region is dependent on the uncertainty or inaccuracy of the mine ...

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Interactive map of coal resources in the United States ...

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Coal Resources Data System comes with an interactive map that provides a huge amount of information on the distribution, thickness, and classification of coal in the United States. The interactive map contains over 250,000 data points, each typically representing a core sample, drill hole, or driller's log in a specific location.

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Historical Coal Mining in Texas

The current tally of identified historical coal mine sites stands at 353. Historical coal mining activity took place within 40 counties. (To view map, click on "Mining Counties".) All coal mining as of August 1977 has been regulated under the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). The 64th Texas Legislature enacted the ...

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petroleum operations and Contact details Queensland's ...

Queensland's mineral, coal and petroleum operations and resources map 2017 Department of Natural Resources and Mines Geological information hotline Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68) Email: [email protected] Southern Region Petroleum Assessment Hub (Brisbane District Office) 1 William Street PO Box 15216 City East Qld 4002 Phone: +61 7 ...

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Map of NSW Mines - NSW Mining

Coal. Metals and Minerals. Expenditure and Jobs Surveys. Mining Factsheets. Mining History. Map of NSW Mines. Our policies. Climate Change, Energy and Emissions. Community and Infrastructure.

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Coal in ia

an 1880 map of coal mining regions shows that Appalachian Plateau coal resources were not developed yet Source: Library of Congress, "Scribner's Statistical Atlas of the United States," Plate 141: Mining (Coal) The quality and quantity of the coal justified the extension of rail lines into many Appalachian "hollows." The Pocahontas Mine in ...

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Mining Mapping - Maryland

[email protected], Maryland Bureau of Mines, 160 South Water Street, Frostburg, Maryland 21532, 301-689-1440. Google Earth. The Department has developed maps to help you track mining in Maryland. These maps can be viewed using Google Earth. 2018 Coal Mines.kmz (KMZ file)

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AVAILABLE COAL REPORTS AND MAPS

ment of Mines. 1982. Map GM-24.-Map of eastern Oklahoma showing loca-tions of active coal mines, 1977-79, compiled by A. Friedman. Includes tabulation of coal mines and coal data. Scale 1:500,000. 1982. Coal resources in southeastern Pontotoc County, Okla - homa, by LeRoy A. Hemish. Oklahoma Geology Notes, vol. 46, , p. 4-23, 1986.

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Coal Region Picture Gallery

Anthracite Mining Photo Gallery (present day) excellent photos of the present day coal region, including current mines and mining remnants. Mine Car. Breaker. Bleenies (yum!) Stauffer's Pool. Atlas Honor Roll (WWII memorial - 1942) Atlas Honor Roll Names. Strong Fire Truck. Atlas Honor Roll Parade.

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NMMR Map Acquisition - OSMRE

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Disclaimer: Mine maps within the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), National Mine Map Repository (NMMR) are not guaranteed to be accurate, correct, or complete. All maps in the NMMR have been donated to the OSMRE. The information contained therein cannot be verified and so cannot be guaranteed.

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Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year: 1870-1979 ...

Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics. Prior to the mid-1880s the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of

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Old Mining Map Prints| Maps of the Past

Relive the Gold Rush! Or trace the development of silver, coal, mineral and salt mining! Mining maps show ownership, distances, railroads, and telegraph lines. The growth of entire regions of the country was influenced by the mining industry. Follow their history with these detailed maps, featuring a treasure trove of historical information.

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Coal Controversy In Appalachia - NASA

Surface mining at these scales is more economical for coal companies, safer for miners, and, coal operators say, essential for mining the thin seams of lower-sulfur coal more valuable in today's market. With dynamite and immense machines, surface mines can produce more than two to three times as much coal per miner as underground mines can.

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Coal Mining Regions of the United States, 1904

Map of Coal mining regions of the United States. Maps ETC > United States > Minerals > Coal Mining Regions of the United States, 1904: Site Map . Coal Mining Regions of the United States, 1904. Title: Coal Mining Regions of the United States Projection: Unknown, Source Bounding Coordinates: W: -125 E: -67 N: 50 S: 25: Main Map …

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Maps - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Coal-Producing Counties Map, Kentucky. Coal-Producing Counties Map, West ia. Coal Production by Coal-Producing Region, 2011. Electric Power Sector Consumption of Coal by Census Region, 2010. International coal production (animation) Top Coal Producing States, 2010. World coal consumption by region 1980-2010 (animation)

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APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS

APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS. COALFIELDS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS. A Scrapbook of Appalachian Coal Towns. Online since 2001. as seen in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. and the Charleston Gazette. and the Big Stone Gap Post. "Amazingly thorough, obsessively comprehensive documentation of coal mines and coal mining towns in the Appalachian mountain area.

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Interactive Ohio Map - The Ohio Coal Association

Interactive Ohio Map. In 2010, Ohio Coal was produced by 31 companies from 80 mines in 18 Ohio counties, and total production increased 3.8 percent from 2009, totaling 27,201,000 tons. Tonnage from underground production exceeded tonnage from surface production, continuing a trend that began in 1995: 18,099,000 tons (66.5 percent of total ...

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MS-43 Coal Resource Maps of Colorado - Colorado Geological ...

The purpose of Map Series 43 is to compile coal resource information into a 3-map series covering the State of Colorado. The maps contain information on coal ranging from coal mine boundaries, coal fields and coal regions, to displaying values for coal rank, quality, and recent coal developments and exploration. The maps are at a 1:500,000 scale.

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EBRPD - Black Diamond Mines

Coal Mining. From the 1860s through the turn of the last century, five coal mining towns thrived in the Black Diamond area: Nortonville, Somersville, Stewartville, West Hartley, and Judsonville. As the location of California's largest coal mining operation, nearly four million tons of coal ("black diamonds") were removed from the earth.

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An Overview of Coal and the Economy in Appalachia

This concentration of losses can be t raced to low coal mine worker productivity in the region. After aggressive mining in Central Appalachia for more than a century, the remaining coal is more expensive to extract, compared to other coal basins,

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Mining Regions/Fields and Sites - Texas

Mining Regions/Fields and Sites. Click on map to view higher resolution image. Download zipped shapefile for coal mining sites (854 KB) Download kmz file for coal mining sites (38 KB) Download PDF file for coal mining regions/fields and sites map (503 KB) General zones associated with coal mining sites are also available.

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Surface Coal Mining in Appalachia | US EPA

Sep 21, 2020· Coal is mined in Appalachia by both surface and underground mining techniques. Surface coal mining methods in the steep terrain of the central Appalachian coalfields include mountaintop removal, contour, area and highwall mining. Coal mining operations are found in Kentucky, West ia, ia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama and ...

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Home - Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern ...

Jun 28, 2021· The anthracite mining industry loomed over the region until its decline in the 1950s. Strip mines and fires, most notably in Centralia remain visible. Several violent incidences in the history of the U.S. labor movement occurred within the coal region as this was the location of the Lattimer Massacre and the home of the Molly Maguires.

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West ia Coal Mines Map - Europe Capital Map

Nov 26, 2020· West ia Coal Mines Map. The Hobet 21 Coal Mine in West ia was operational between 1974 and 2015. A post office called Cinderella was established in 1911 and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966. In many cases very little information was compiled regarding these mines. Wilkins Co 1915 - Shows coal company boundaries.

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