Living in the dusty shadow of coal mining – The Australian

Tanya Plant, a Queensland farmer and mother of two, worries about the effect the emissions from New Hope Corporation's coal mine, located about 2km from her home, may be having on her family.

Coal Mining – Managing the cumulative impacts of multiple mines on regional communities and environments in …

Such change has multiplied the extent, magnitude and profile of cumulative (or multi-mine) community, economic and environmental impacts and rendered conventional mine-by-mine approaches to management and mitigation ineffective.

PM – Calls for research into health effects of coal mining 29/10/2012

A new report is calling on authorities to investigate the health effects of coal mining in Australia and particularly the Hunter Valley in NSW New international studies have found links between coal.

Coal Mining in Australia – Wikipedia

Coal mining requires a pollution control ('environment protection') licence under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) if it exceeds the following thresholds set out in Schedule 1 of the Act: if it is mining, processing or handling of coal (including tailings and chitter) at underground mines or …

Kootenay coal mines draw the ire of U.S. environmental agency

Governments will support a study of the cumulative effects of existing and planned coal mine expansion in the area, mostly by Teck Resources Ltd.

Southeast B.C. coal mines draw the ire of U.S. environmental agency

Governments will support a study of the cumulative effects of existing and planned coal mine expansion in the area, mostly by Teck Resources Ltd.

Environmental impacts of coal – SourceWatch

Acid mine drainage (AMD) refers to the outflow of acidic water from coal mines or metal mines, often abandoned mines where ore- or coal mining activities have exposed rocks containing the sulphur-bearing mineral pyrite.

DeSmogBlog – Giant Xstrata Coal Mine Challenged Over Climate Change Impacts – DeSmogBlog

The Swiss-owned mining company Xstrata wants to extract about 30 million tonnes of coal a year for the next 30 years from the mine next to the small township of Wandoan.

Greenpeace USA – Mining impacts – Greenpeace International

Coal fires – burning or smouldering coal seams, coal storage piles or coal waste piles – are a significant environmental problem in many countries, including China, Russia, the US, Indonesia, Australia and South Africa.

IDEAS – Valuing the Non-Market Impacts of Underground Coal Mining

"Accounting for nonmarket impacts in a benefit-cost analysis of underground coal mining in New South Wales, Australia". Paper provided by University of Western Australia, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics in its series Working Papers with number 98239. Environmental and Ecological Economics.

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