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Examining the environmental cost of coal mining practice

A year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity details the steep environmental toll taken by the practice of longwall mining, a process employed to quickly and cheaply extract coal. The investigation found that longwall mining dramatically rearranges the earth’s landscape, depleting water resources and disrupting wildlife.

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