(2008) state that present exploitation of solid fuels is governed by their increased use which causes considerable increase of arid soil surrounding strip mines
being covered by overburden, as opposed to previous practice of rather small strip mines
That provided an opportunity for reclaiming strip mines
Local kids learn in school that strip mines
are safe and that reclamation projects can leave the mountains better off than they were before their tops were blown up.
A former Cambria County, Pennsylvania, strip mine
that has since been reclaimed will soon be home to 25 wind turbines generating enough power to meet the needs of 16,000 homes, Environmental Protection Secretary Kathleen A.
They soon saw smoke rising from an abandoned strip mine
beyond the playground.
The dream became reality last December when the state Wildlife Resources Agency released 50 Canadian elk at a reclaimed strip mine
in a Campbell County wildlife management area.
But it is generally a very much smaller threat than, say, a strip mine
7 1993-1998 2.8 Taldinskaya strip mine
1985-1999 7.3 Taldinskaya-Yuzhnaya 1993-1999 2.0 Kotinskaya 1993-2000 1.5 Bachatsky strip mine
1982-2000 12.0 East Siberia Muginsky strip mine
1986-2000 10.0 Tunguisky strip mine
1982-1998 6.0 Kharanorsky strip mine
1984-1999 6.0 Far East Urgalskoye 1994-1998 1.0 Yerkovetsky strip mine
1986-1999 4.5 Luchegorsky-2 strip mine
1991-1998 1.5 Small strip mines
1994-1998 1.8 Solntsevsky strip mine
1995-2000 0.65 In common with much of Russian industry, the mining sector is desperate for investment.
Appolo Fuels, Inc., applied several days earlier for permission to strip mine
214 acres of land above Fern Lake, a scenic body of water on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
Several years later one of the sons arranged to have an outside company strip mine
the remaining coal from the land, and for another company to purchase the land, fill in the stripped area with refuse and reclaim the land.