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Fitzroy River Basin open-cut coal mines

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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


About: Fitzroy River Basin open-cut coal mines

It shows what mining is doing to the environment, the culture of the world and that generations later, it would be more so as the deposits become more rarer and the world will become a dry wasteland if we continue to follow these world threatening problems, it should be stopped and we must set up an ultimate recycling program and maybe just gain geothermal energy from the sun or something, not the ecosystem....

Coal stock

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.