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Four persons who entered coal mine in MP to allegedly steal scrap, die: Police

Hindustan Times 27 Jan 2023
Four persons who had entered an underground closed mine of South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL) in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district died after reportedly inhaling poisonous gas, a police officer said on Friday ... Prateek said, “Five thieves had gone to collect coal and scrap of machines in Dhanpuri underground mines.
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Work progresses on methane capture at abandoned Redstone mines

Post Independent 26 Jan 2023
The abandoned coal mines near Redstone threaten the environment with leaking methane. The Coal Basin Methane Project (CBMP) is working toward a plan to capture and dispose of the approximately 1.3 million cubic feet of methane trapped in the mines ... Work progresses on methane capture at abandoned Redstone mines.
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This Day in History — January 26

Jamaica Observer 26 Jan 2023
Today is the 26th day of 2023. There are 339 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 2000 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1788 ... 1802 ... 1885. The Mahdist forces take Khartoum in Sudan after a nine-month siege ... 1930 ... 1934 ... 1950 ... 1988 ... An explosion likely caused by a methane gas build-up rips through an underground coal mine in Colombia during a shift change, killing 21 workers ... .
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Work progresses on methane capture in Redstone mines

Aspen Times 25 Jan 2023
The abandoned coal mines near Redstone threaten the environment with leaking methane. The Coal Basin Methane Project (CBMP) is working toward a plan to capture and dispose of the approximately 1.3 million cubic feet of methane trapped in the mines.
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Cutting coal mine methane offers steelmakers quick climate win

Mining Dot Com 23 Jan 2023
Although most steelmakers rely on a specific type of coal to heat furnaces and for the steelmaking process, they don’t typically consider the impact of methane leaks associated with mining, which increases the industry’s global warming impact 27%, according to Ember ... The amount of methane emitted by mines can vary widely.
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Steelmakers urged to work with coal miners in curbing methane leaks

Business Day 23 Jan 2023
Steel manufacturers should work with coal producers to curb methane leaks from mines to reduce the overall warming impact from making the ...
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Letter to the editor: EPA must protect our children

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 23 Jan 2023
The catastrophic leak of 1.29 billion cubic feet of methane in November in Jackson Township, Cambria County, has been referred to as one of the worst climate disasters of 2022 ... The EPA must enact strong methane rules to create baseline protections for children like mine on the front line of this industry.
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Mississippi could soon join ranks of states mining Bitcoin

Longview News-Journal 20 Jan 2023
One of those methods is using methane from orphaned oil and gas wells, which leak pollution into the atmosphere ... SB2435 would set up a partnership program to allow data miners to use the methane from the wells to fuel onsite generators, which then provide power to the computer servers used for digital mining.
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Extinction Rebellion throw black paint over Michael Gove's office

The Daily Telegraph 18 Jan 2023
Extinction Rebellion has targeted Michael Gove by throwing black paint over his offices to condemn his decision to allow coal mining in Cumbria. A mine set to be opened in Whitehaven will be the UK's first deep coal mine for thirty years ... Two legal challenges have been served opposing the coal mine.
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New Cumbria coalmine likely to break UK’s climate pledge, analysis says

The Observer 17 Jan 2023
Coalmines, including abandoned mines, are a big source of methane around the world ... Carbon neutrality would require most of the emissions from the mine, of methane and of carbon dioxide, to be captured ... If the mine’s emissions are added to the UK’s total, far greater cuts in methane would need to be found elsewhere, including from farming.
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SWVA legislative agenda includes electric utilities, abortion, electronic gaming, overdose prevention

Kingsport Times-News 17 Jan 2023
Todd Pillion, R-40th Abingdon, have prefiled bills ranging from the state’s energy policy to overdose prevention. Kilgore’s energy-related bills include House Bill 1643, which would include methane gas from old underground coal mines as a renewable energy source under the state Electric Utility Regulation Act ... Paul ... ....
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SWVA legislative agenda ranges from electric utilities to abortion, electronic gaming, overdose prevention

Johnson City Press 17 Jan 2023
Kilgore’s energy-related bills include House Bill 1643, which would include methane gas from old underground coal mines as a renewable energy source under the state Electric Utility Regulation Act. HB 2311 would add hydrogen-based and nuclear power to the renewable energy classification ... Paul ... Electronic games of skill fall under Kilgore’s HB 2295.
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Greta Thunberg, climate activists and a mud wizard protest new German coal mine

The Jerusalem Post 16 Jan 2023
In the end, the protests were unsuccessful in stopping the mining from taking place.  ... According to the Global Energy Monitor 2022 report, coal mining emits 52 million metric tons of methane per year, more than is emitted from either the oil sector, which emits 39 million tonnes, or the gas industry, which emits 45 million.
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What are the causes of climate change? Why scientists say humans are to blame

Phys Dot Org 16 Jan 2023
Manufacturing, mining and cutting down forests.Release of methane and nitrous oxide also contribute to the greenhouse effect.The El Niño Southern Oscillation, a pattern of changing water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, can change weather patterns.Volcanic eruptions can produce ...
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Two killed in Orakzai coalmine blast

The News International 01 Jan 2023
The miners were working inside the coalmine when all of a sudden an explosion occurred caused by accumulation of methane gas in the mine in Khonosam area.District Police Officer Nazir Khan said that the coalmine collapsed due to the ...

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The image from video released on Jan. 27, 2023, by the City of Memphis, shows Tyre Nichols leaning against a car after a brutal attack by five Memphis police officers on Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols died on Jan. 10. The five officers have since been fired and charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.
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