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New 'Cheyenne' supercomputer aids climate science in coal country

Cheyenne - In Wyoming, a state that produces 40 percent of America's coal, a new supercomputer called "Cheyenne" has come online to join the fight against climate change. The project is funded by the state of Wyoming and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Photo Essay: The 'Isidora Goyenechea Botanical Gardens’ of Lota Special

Lota - Considered as one of the most outstanding examples of French and British landscape developments in Chile, the Botanical Park of Lota was conceived by the mining magnate Luis Cousiño as a gift of love to his wife Isidora Goyenechea.

New U.S. mine safety rules may bring light to a long, dark tunnel

For the 19 years ending in late 2001, there were no major coal mining disasters in the U.S., yet from late 2001 to 2010, 70 miners were killed in six separate disasters. Now, new U.S. mining rules may make mines safer. But what caused so many disasters?

Protesters arrested chained to coal mining equipment Special

Beckley - State Police arrested four members of Climate Ground Zero after the protesters made their way onto the Marfork Coal Co. property and chained themselves to a highwall miner in yet another non-violent protest against mining in the mountains of West Virginia
 

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A joystick controlled remote Continuous Miner HM21 used for underground coal mining
A joystick controlled remote Continuous Miner HM21 used for underground coal mining
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Wyoming produces 40 percent of the country s coal.
Wyoming produces 40 percent of the country's coal.
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Map showing study areas used by Dr. Michael Hendryx. Over 1184 individuals were involved in the rese...
Map showing study areas used by Dr. Michael Hendryx. Over 1184 individuals were involved in the research.
Michael Hendrix
The Martin County Coal Slurry Spill.
Photo taken: 10/22/2000
The Martin County Coal Slurry Spill. Photo taken: 10/22/2000
Dave Cooper
A picture of a mountaintop removal site.
Photo taken: Nov. 2  2007
A picture of a mountaintop removal site. Photo taken: Nov. 2, 2007
JW Randolph

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