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Climate-damaging methane emissions from opencast lignite mining in Germany

Famagusta Gazette 11 Apr 2024
Climate-damaging methane emissions from opencast lignite mining in Germany are “massively underestimated,” and could be 184 times higher than reported, Environmental Action Germany (DUH) said on Wednesday.
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German coal mining emits up to 184 times more methane than reported: study

Xinhua 10 Apr 2024
BERLIN, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Climate-damaging methane emissions from opencast lignite mining in Germany are "massively underestimated," and could be 184 times higher than reported, Environmental Action Germany (DUH) said on Wednesday.
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Coal Basin methane leak study concludes about 400 metric tons of the gas could be mitigated

Post Independent 09 Apr 2024
After months of study, the Paonia-based Delta Brick & Climate Company and the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) concluded that about 1,950 metric tons of methane leak from the Coal Basin Mine in the Crystal River Valley annually.
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All 21 Million Bitcoin Already Exist Waiting To Be Unlocked By Auction

Bitcoin Magazine 08 Apr 2024
By framing mining as buying coins rather than creating coins it helps us make sense of the constantly increasing difficulty ... Dhruv thinks this framing could help to alleviate some people's negative first impressions of the mining market.
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Cumberland Mine owner says methane gas caused it to idle operations

Herald-Standard 05 Apr 2024
The company that owns Cumberland Mine said it idled operations last week after elevated levels of methane gas were detected underground, although it does not know when it will resume production.
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Hits and Misses

Observer-Reporter 05 Apr 2024
... at Iron Senergy, the owners of the Cumberland Mine ... Iron Senergy eventually said they were not permanently closing the mine, but temporarily shutting it down so elevated methane levels would fall.
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Thompson Divide mineral withdrawal approved by Dept. of the Interior

Aspen Times 04 Apr 2024
A massive swath of land in western Colorado will be closed to new oil and gas leasing and new mining for 20 years after the U.S ... Emmons ... Sen ... 2 that took issue with the withdrawal’s removal of allowances for methane capture at coal mine sites ... .
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Methane explosion leaves four miners dead

The Saigon Times 03 Apr 2024
HCMC – A methane explosion at an underground mining workshop in the northern province of Quang Ninh has left four miners ...
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Mining incident killed 4, injured 7 in Quảng Ninh Province

Vietnam News 03 Apr 2024
QUẢNG NINH — An incident caused by a methane gas fire occurred early Wednesday morning at Mining Workshop 2 of Thống Nhất Coal Company in the northern province of Quảng Ninh killing four workers and injuring seven others.
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U.S. Sen. Casey demands answers regarding Cumberland Mine’s future

Observer-Reporter 02 Apr 2024
Iron Senergy idled the mine March 20 over concerns about elevated methane levels underground, and later said in a press release that it was unsure when the facility could safely reopen so miners could return to work.
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10 workers trapped in coal mine rescued

Dawn 30 Mar 2024
Meanwhile, the inquiry committee assigned to probe the methane gas explosion in a Harnai coal mine in which 12 miners were killed, held mine ow­ner and contractor resp­onsible for the incident.
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10 workers trapped in Duki coal mine rescued

Dawn 30 Mar 2024
Meanwhile, the inquiry committee assigned to probe the methane gas explosion in a Harnai coal mine in which 12 miners were killed, held mine ow­ner and contractor resp­onsible for the incident.
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Will China save the planet or destroy it?

Hindustan Times 30 Mar 2024
Those who are concerned about China’s progress also worry about methane, a powerful greenhouse gas ... But most of the methane coming from China wafts out of coal mines or is produced by microbes in rice paddies.
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China's largest coalbed methane field reports record daily gas output

People Daily 28 Mar 2024
The utilization of coalbed methane, which is a byproduct of coal, can help reduce risks in mining, cut greenhouse gas emissions and ease gas shortages.
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To capture methane emissions, scientists create nanoshell catalysts

Phys Dot Org 28 Mar 2024
The work, described last month in Nature Communications, could impact numerous industries—including natural gas and crude oil production, livestock farming, landfilling and coal mining—where methane is a byproduct.

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