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Digging Up Flooded Pittsburgh Seam Coal

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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


About: Digging Up Flooded Pittsburgh Seam Coal

Same as it is down here in Fayette county, PA. The Pittsburgh seam is almost exhausted and what little is left in pillars is completely flooded. No other economical way to get at any of it.
It must have been his first day driving that truck.

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Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.


Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.