A coal-fired power plant could become a supplier of both energy and fresh water, instead of a water consumer.
Arch Coal is awarded for its commitment to the protection of natural resources.
Reclaimed lands at North American Coal Corporation’s Freedom Mine make a great home for sharptail grouse.
On October 18, Peabody Energy earned the 2011 Director’s Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior for outstanding achievement in land and habitat restoration at the company’s former Big Sky Mine in Colstrip, MT.
The American Geological Institute (AGI) offers a publication titled “Coal and the Environment” as part of its Environmental Awareness Series. This colorful 64-page paperback book takes an unbiased look at the impacts of coal use in society and how technology helps mitigate and reduce environmental impacts from coal production and use.
The publication includes an extensive list of web resources about coal, including online glossaries of coal terms, and also comes with a color poster highlighting the coal mining cycle, with particular emphasis on reclamation of mine sites.