A History of Appalachian Coal Mines
"LEGAL PROBLEMS OF COAL MINE RECLAMATION: A STUDY IN MARYLAND, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA," Washington, DC: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, pp. 3-18, 1972
19 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Date Written: March 1, 1972
This portion of the study discusses the social and economic antecedents of today's Appalachian coal industry. The time covered includes from pre-history up to the date of the study (1972).
Keywords: coal mining, Appalachian coal industry, history, coal extraction, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, environmental problems
JEL Classification: Q24, Q28, L71, K32, N81, N82
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