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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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