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  • Environmental impacts of coal - SourceWatch

    Internationally, thousands of underground coal fires are burning now. Global coal fire emissions are estimated to include 40 tons of mercury going into the atmosphere annually, and three percent of the world's annual carbon dioxide emissions. Coal combustion waste is the nation's second largest waste stream after municipal solid waste.

  • Centralia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

    Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States.Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only five in 2017 —a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962. Centralia, which is part of the Bloomsburg–Berwick metropolitan area, is the least-populated municipality in ...