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This Land is Coal's Land

Tons of U.S. public land is used for coal mining and drilling for gas. Essentially none is used for solar, wind, and geothermal.
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World’s Miners Turning to Solar, Wind, Renewable Energy to Meet Growing Power Needs

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

Iron ore mines in Brazil, a chromium mine in South Africa, and an open-cast coal mine in Germany's Rhennish mining area -- they're all making use of, or preparing to make use of, renewable energy systems, an emerging trend that coul... Read Post

Germany May Build First Wind Power-Storing Coal Mines in the World

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 years ago)

It’s a classic story line in sustainability: dirty tech goes green. We’ve seen coal mines transformed into geothermal energy stores and dirty plants become gorgeous green buildings. Now, for the first time ever, we may see out-of-us... Read Post

DOE & EPA Launch Tools to Evaluate Solar & Wind Power Potential on Contaminated Land

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

  The U.S. has a ton of “contaminated land,” and while that land can;t be used for many things, some of it could certainly be used for wind or solar power projects. Luckily, the “job-killing” and “useless” Environmental Protection A... Read Post


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