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Mountaintop Removal Mining Man Made Disasters Causes and Effects Part 3

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When Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also referred to as mountaintop mining (MTM), has been utilized by the mining industry since the 1960’s. Increases in demand for coal which was multiplied by the gasoline shortages of 1973 and 1979 contributed to coal companies searching for a more economical means of coal mining than the then standard …

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Chile Miners Rescue

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The Chile Miners Rescue effort is the deepest ever made by all current records of mining disasters, and on top of that the miners were underground longer than anyone whom has ever made it out alive. It was also one of the most advanced rescues of its kind, and the current thought is that it …

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Nuclear Power The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

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Special Report: Nuclear Power: The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy A Guide to Nuclear Power Pros and Cons and How it Affects Us and the Environment Introduction Nuclear power is a form of energy. It is not dependent on fossil fuels or any fossil fuel, such as coal or natural gas. While many of …

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