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High Country News

High Country News
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 03:13:04 -0700

The Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund program has a relatively small pot of money (primarily from a now-discontinued tax on industry) to reclaim hazardous sites, such as old mines. That's not enough to pay for much reclamation work, so it's ...
 
SunHerald.com
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:11:15 -0700

You can actually walk back into the old mines. "And just a few miles north at this exit is Spruce Pine, and a restaurant called Knife & Fork. Its chef, Nathan Allen, is very well known in the Asheville community as a master forager. Here, he looks ...

STLtoday.com

STLtoday.com
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 04:09:27 -0700

Updated at 6:53 a.m.. St. Louis-based Peabody Energy Corp. said it received a notification from Wyoming officials that its coal mines in the state were eligible for "self-bonding" — a government program that gives miners a discount on insuring clean ...
 
KPAX-TV
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:25:04 -0700

Last time MTN News visited n the woods on Kennedy Creek we were shown a small valley very much like so many places in Montana, where old roads lead to old mines. Mines that continue to be a problem because of the lead, arsenic, copper, zinc and other ...

WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI Pittsburgh
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:48:45 -0700

“Most properties have old, abandoned coal mines underneath them.” Poister estimated that 1 million homes across the state were built over old mines, but only 60,000 of those homeowners have mine subsidence insurance. “It's very inexpensive and effective.

St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:00:00 -0700

But I knew nothing of this country cousin, whose influence continues most clearly in relatively isolated communities such as Old Mines, Mo. An annual festival, Fete de l'Automne, celebrates Paw Paw French with food and music each October near ...

St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:44:43 -0700

Though there's a large sign in Old Mines announcing that even after "300 ans on est toujours icitte" or "300 years, we are still here," the number of speakers has declined significantly and the dialect is considered highly endangered. But two twenty ...

MyWebTimes.com

MyWebTimes.com
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:30:00 -0700

City motives questioned at meeting. More than 70 people attend a meeting about the possibility of annexation Wednesday at Bruce Township Hall in Streator. The city says it wants to broaden its tax base and end the disposal of sewage into old mines.
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