FIRE RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS FOR UNDERGROUND MINES By Ronald S. Conti,1 Linda L. Chasko,2 William J. Wiehagen,3 and Charles P. Lazzara, Ph.D.4 ABSTRACT Fire has long been a concern for underground mine workers.
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Underground mining is a technique used to access ores and valuable minerals in the ground by digging into the ground to extract them. This is in contrast with techniques like open pit mining, in which the surface layers of ground are scooped away to access deposits, or mountaintop removal, in which the top of a mountain is simply shaved off to access the ore inside.
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DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANNING MANUAL FOR UNDERGROUND MINING OPERATIONS West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training and West Virginia University – Mining Extension Service
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By some estimates coal seam fires worldwide are responsible for 40 tons of mercury pollution and 3% of annual global CO2 emissions. Coal fires are notoriously difficult to put out, and can burn continuously for centuries, or even millennia.
Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States.Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only seven in 2013 —a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962.
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is publishing a final rule to regulate the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) as solid waste under subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
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