What Is Longwall Mining

Watch the Impacts of Coal Mining in Illinois

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Crown III mine, the last Illinois Union mine, closed in 2013. Photo by Pam Richart, Eco-Justice Collaborative

Click the above image or this link for the slide show. Photos are from one of EJC’s delegations to central and southern Illinois.

Learn more about longwall mining and the impacts of coal on Illinois communities by watching the video below, and visiting:

Illinois Coal
Hidden Costs
Who’s Behind the Scenes
“Clean Coal”?  It Doesn’t Exist!

 

 

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