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Mine cleanup law weakened by coal's decline

Mine cleanup law weakened by coal's decline

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Interior Department calls for mine cleanup proposals

U.S. Interior Department calls for states to submit mine cleanup proposals

The department officially opened a notice of funding opportunity, which gives states the avenue to request federal grants to close mine shafts, prevent the release of methane and other gases and treat acidic mine drainage. 
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Federal judge threatens jail time as coal company flouts court orders

Federal judge threatens jail time as coal company flouts court orders

American Resources Corporation, which owns mines in Kentucky and West Virginia, is facing sanctions after failing to comply with a bankruptcy court’s orders, even after the company received $2.7 million in government aid.
When the feds tried to regulate “zombie” mines, they turned to a small northwestern coal operation

When the feds tried to regulate “zombie” mines, they turned to a small northwestern coal operation

Washington’s John Henry Mine last produced coal in 1999 and has yet to be fully cleaned up. 
US coal hasn't set aside enough money to clean up its mines
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US coal hasn't set aside enough money to clean up its mines

Schemes that favour coal companies in Appalachia have left a national shortfall experts said was 'one of the biggest public failures that has gone under the radar'
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