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History of Coal Mining and Regulation in Ohio

It has the added benefit of allowing mitigation of subsidence impacts to occur while the mining company is still operating in the vicinity, rather than years after mining is complete. Coal Mining Regulation History. Ohio’s first state law regulating coal mining, the Strip Coal Mining

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Environmental Regulation and Regional Economic Growth: An ...

coal mining industry of Ohio, where surface mining is the dominant method of extracting coal. As shown in Table 1, the study region produced 33 million tons of coal in 1978, accounting for about 82% of the Ohio total. Approximately 72% was surface mined, which accounts for more than 82% of surface mined coal in Ohio in 1978.

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Coal Mining - Ohio History Central

In 1872, Ohio mines produced more than five million tons of coal. Production increased to ten million tons by 1886. During the early to mid twentieth century, coal's value to Ohio's economy began to decline. Much of the coal in Ohio had a high sulfur content. Sulfur made the coal

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Economic Impact Analysis of Proposed Effluent Limitations ...

----- economic impact analysis of proposed effluent limitations guidelines, new source performance standards, and pretreatment standards for the coal mining point source category volume i — economic impact analysis prepared for u.s. environmental protection agency office of water regulations and standards washington, d.c. 20460 by contract no. 68-01-4466 december 1980

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Coal Communities in Transition: A Case Study of Colstrip ...

The town of Colstrip and Rosebud County are heavily reliant on coal for employment, economic activity, and public revenues. In 2017, the taxable value of all property across Rosebud County was roughly $95 million, $76 million of which was accounted for by the power plant, coal mine, and associated property. Units 1 and 2 represented $22

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Coal: Social, environmental and economic concerns

2017-09-23 Coal: social, environmental and economic concerns 9 Mining and preparation Key characteristics Capital cost 51.3-7155 M$ FOM cost - VOM cost 14.3-71.6 $/t Energy use 0.391 GJ/ton mined CO2 Em. factor 5.1-10.1 kgCO2eq/GJ Two mining methods exist: Undergroungmining: it accounts for 60% of mining

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Coal Production Drop Off Leaves Behind Unreclaimed Mine ...

Sep 17, 2021  Coal mining also has a number of legacy costs-- from abandoned mine lands to road damages from coal trucks. A report from the Ohio River Institute says that Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) in West Virginia — these are coal mines abandoned before 1977 — account for just over 20 percent of the U.S. total and more than 24 percent of the costs.

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Socio-economic impact of coal mining in Mozambique

Socio-economic impact of coal mining in Mozambique Eva-Maria Egger, Michael Keller and Jorge Mouco. Motivation and context • Mozambique is rich in natural resources but has only recently started to extract these. Coal is currently the largest export earning of the country.

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Social impacts of open cut coal mining – groundwork

Jul 29, 2020  Mining and resource extraction projects are often viewed in terms of environmental and economic impacts. However, they take place in rural areas and significantly affect local residents’ lifestyle, amenity, livelihoods, health and well-being. These critical social impacts also deserve full consideration. Posted on.

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As Coal Declines, AML Pilot Economic Development Program ...

Oct 30, 2020  As Coal Declines, AML Pilot Economic Development Program Faces Uncertain Future. For the past four years, the Abandoned Mine Land Fund has been expanded to support restoration that helps economic development. But funding for the program is tied to current coal production, and that stream is starting to dry up. by Chad J. Reich October 30, 2020.

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Ohio - National Mining Association

Coal Mining Jobs. Mine Workers – 4,393. Support Activities – 392. Transportation – 1,421. Total Direct Jobs – 6,206. Indirect and Induced Jobs – 17,645. Total Direct and Indirect Jobs – 23,851. Coal Mining Contribution to GDP (millions of dollars) Direct Contribution – 889.

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Lung Disease in Central Appalachia: It’s More than Coal ...

Sep 30, 2021  The decline of the coal mine industry in Central Appalachia has had a far-reaching economic impact. This is in part due to the lack of economic diversification in the region; in 2005, coal mining comprised more than half of total employment in many Central Appalachian counties [ 22 ].

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Voinovich School, OMEGA, Buckeye Hills ... - Ohio University

Jan 27, 2021  Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs was awarded a $2.2 million investment from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to accelerate the region’s transition from a coal economy through a new initiative called Resilience Initiative for Southeastern and Eastern Ohio (RISE Ohio).

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Economic Impact of the Coal Boom and Bust The Economic ...

In this paper we take advantage of an economic shock that induced a substantial exogenous shift in the demand for labour in certain local labour markets. We examine the impact of the coal boom in the 1970s and the subsequent coal bust in the 1980s on local economies in the four‐state region of Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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The Economic Contributions of U.S. Mining, 2019

The economic contributions of U.S. mining to the domestic economy include its direct impact plus the economic activity of other industries that supply the mining industry. To quantify these linkages, we rely on the IMPLAN model, an input-output (I-O) model based on federal government data.

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Coal mining, economic development, and the natural ...

Jul 01, 2015  The economic landscape for coal mining has changed dramatically in the past two decades. We use exogenous instruments for coal mining to control for unobserved endogeneity. We investigate coal mining’s impact on a wide range of local economic indicators. The effects of coal mining on local communities are complex and nuanced.

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The Economic Impact of Coal Mining in New Mexico ...

Jun 01, 2009  Abstract. The economic impact of coal mining in New Mexico is examined in this report. The analysis is based on economic multipliers derived from an input-output model of the New Mexico economy. The direct, indirect, and induced impacts of coal mining in New Mexico are presented in terms of output, value added, employment, and labor income for ...

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US House panel investigates delaying ... - Ohio News Time

Jun 21, 2021  The state revise the bonds paid by mining companies each year to ensure that there are enough funds to recover the abandoned mine. Mining work. Members of both parties agreed that the closure of the coal plant had a distressing economic impact

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Coal Production Drop Off Leaves Behind Unreclaimed Mine ...

Sep 17, 2021  Coal mining also has a number of legacy costs-- from abandoned mine lands to road damages from coal trucks. A report from the Ohio River Institute says that Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) in West Virginia — these are coal mines abandoned before 1977 — account for just over 20 percent of the U.S. total and more than 24 percent of the costs.

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The Economic Impact of Coal Mining in New Mexico

Direct employment in coal mining in New Mexico was 1,390 jobs. Total employment (direct, indirect, and induced) associated with coal mining was 3,293 jobs. The coal mining industry accounted for $83.5 million in state revenue in 2007. The economic impact of coal fired electricity generation in New Mexico will be the subject of a separate report.

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AN EVALUATION OF THE ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL

An Evaluation of the Economic and Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining Flat Gap, Pound, Wise County, Virginia as Case Study Abstract Coal mining has been and continues to be a large industry in southwestern Virginia, along the Appalachian Mountains, and more specifically in Wise County.

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The Economics of Coal in Kentucky: Current Impacts and ...

symbol of the state’s economy. However, recent and current trends tell a less optimistic story about the economic impact of and prospects for the mining industry in Kentucky. Coal employment has been declining in the state for many years. Coal maintains a significant economic presence in

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In Life After Coal, Appalachia Attempts to Reinvent Itself

Nov 22, 2016  “The downturn of the coal industry has had an absolutely devastating impact on this economy,” he says. ... they’re going to be mining coal in the hills of Eastern Kentucky for the next 100 ...

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Economic Impact Of Interim Final Effluent Guidelines Of ...

Economic Impact Of Interim Final Effluent Guidelines Of The US Coal Mining Industry. EPA-230/l-75-058a SEPTEMBER 1375 ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INTERIM FINAL EFFLUENT GUIDELINES ON THE U.S. COAL MINING INDUSTRY QUANTITY U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Office of Planning and Evaluation Washington, D.C. 2046O .».

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COMPANY STORES OF THE HOCKING VALLEY COAL FIELD:

essentially marked the end of the era when "coal was king" in Athens County, Ohio. It would be a gross understatement simply to state that the coal mining industry made a signif­ icant impact on the physical, economic, social, and political development of Athens County.

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Wyoming’s coal-fired economy is coming to an end (Coal ...

Dec 04, 2019  Cheap natural gas, wind and solar power have knocked coal from its perch atop the U.S. power mix, and the economic effects are rippling back to the mines of

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The Economic Value of Shale Natural Gas in Ohio

dustry has funded its own studies of economic perform-ance. For example, utilizing assumptions derived from Pennsylvania economic impact studies, Kleinhenz Associates (2011) estimate that the natural gas industry could help ―create and support‖ over 200,000 jobs to Ohio and $14 billion in spending in the next four years.

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The Economic Contributions of U.S. Mining, 2019

The economic contributions of U.S. mining to the domestic economy include its direct impact plus the economic activity of other industries that supply the mining industry. To quantify these linkages, we rely on the IMPLAN model, an input-output (I-O) model based on federal government data.

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In Ohio’s coal country, pandemic pushes unemployment rate ...

May 20, 2020  Impacts on communities “There’s a whole downstream impact” when mines or coal-fired power plants close, said Neil Waggoner, Ohio representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign. The 2018 closings of the J.M. Stuart and Killen coal-fired power plants in Adams County, Ohio, are “emblematic,” he said.

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Local Economic Impacts of Coal Mining in the United States ...

Local Economic Impacts of Coal Mining in the United States 1870 to 1970 MIKE MATHEIS This article expands upon the current “resource curse” literature by using newly collected county data, spanning over a century, to capture the short- and long-run effects of coal mining activity. It provides evidence that increased levels of coal

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Ohio Statehouse News - A Publication of the Pullins Group LLC

Jul 12, 2021  Coal mining and coal-fired electric power generated approximately $13.9 billion in total economic activity in the state of West Virginia. For context, total economic output for the state (GDP) was around $77 billion. Coal mining and coal-fired electric power generation supported nearly 33,000 jobs in West Virginia.

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Expected Economic Impact of Proposed Coal Mine in

2 “Coal Mining in Tennessee,” Tennessee National Wildlife Federation, November 2005. 3 Freudenburg, William, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Wilson, Lisa, University of California- Santa Barabara, “Mining the Data: Analyzing the Economic Implications of Mining for Non-Metropolitan Regions,” Sociological Inquiry, Vol. 72, No. 4 ...

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The Economic Impact of Coal Mining in New Mexico ...

Jun 01, 2009  Abstract. The economic impact of coal mining in New Mexico is examined in this report. The analysis is based on economic multipliers derived from an input-output model of the New Mexico economy. The direct, indirect, and induced impacts of coal mining in New Mexico are presented in terms of output, value added, employment, and labor income for ...

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The Economics of Coal - FactSet

Apr 24, 2019  Coal’s share of total electricity production is significantly higher in the two states that produce the most coal, Wyoming (85.7%) and West Virginia (93.2%). Power plants were purposely built near the coal mines in these states and coal remains the most economical fuel for these plants.

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Ohio's Hidden History - thepostathens.github.io

Oct 27, 2016  By 1870, the counties were at the center of Ohio’s coal mining industry. The industry boomed: from 1850 to the 1920s, coal production in Ohio increased from about 1 million tons produced per year to about 30 to 40 million, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Economic, energy and environmental impact of coal-to ...

Jan 01, 2020  Shale gas vs. coal: policy implications from environmental impact comparisons of shale gas, conventional gas, and coal on air, water, and land in the United States Energy Policy , 53 ( 2013 ) , pp. 442 - 453 , 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.11.010

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(PDF) The economic, fiscal, and workforce impacts of coal ...

This study examines the economic, fiscal, and workforce impacts of two Dayton Power Light (DPL) coal-fired power plant closures in Adams County, Ohio. The decommissioning of these facilities, and the closure of an associated training

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Coal mining, economic development, and the natural ...

Jul 01, 2015  The economic landscape for coal mining has changed dramatically in the past two decades. We use exogenous instruments for coal mining to control for unobserved endogeneity. We investigate coal mining’s impact on a wide range of local economic indicators. The effects of coal mining on local communities are complex and nuanced.

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Impacts of Coal mining: a Review of Methods and Parameters ...

Dec 01, 2017  The removal and processing of coal at the mining site and its transportation to a power station distresses the environment. 2 Various methods have been used to assess the impacts of coal on human health and the environment during its complete life cycle. 3 The external costs of coal mining and transportation have also been attempted in a number ...

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