Underground Coal Mining in PA?

Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: ntp71 On: Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:49 pm

Hello All,

Just curious...Is there any underground mining operations in PA anymore or is it all strip mining?

Also, I seem to recall a post a few years back that had a link to the current mining operations in PA and the type of mining they are doing. Does anyone have that link?

Thanks for any info.

Neal
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Re: Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: Fritzi On: Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:04 pm

Sure do... See "Dirty Jobs" with Mike Rowe, Season 2, Episode 28. :-)
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Re: Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: blrman07 On: Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:56 am

UAE Harmony mine in Mt. Carmel Pa. is an underground mine.
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Re: Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: watkinsdr On: Sat Nov 10, 2012 3:53 am

I thought Hudson Coal in Pittston was still deep mined too??
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Re: Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: gaw On: Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:17 pm

Here is a list I found somewhere on a state website. It is a list of active permits. By looking at the list I see some mines that I know for a fact are closed but maybe the permit is still active, I duno. There also appears to be some repetition. Because I do not understand the permit process I suspect that multiple permits may be held or required for a single mining site.

Interesting list, maybe some names will be familiar, other than that it is just a list.

It comes from the state so I don’t think there is any copy protection keeping me from sharing it here.
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Re: Underground Coal Mining in PA?

PostBy: ntp71 On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:15 pm

Thank you
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