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Fire in the hole: After fracking comes coal

Posted on February 13th, 2014 at 1:35 by Sueyourdeveloper in category: News -- Write a comment

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If you thought shale gas was a nightmare, you ain’t seen nothing yet. A subterranean world of previously ignored reserves is about to be opened up. These are the vast coal deposits that have proved unreachable by conventional mining, along with gas deposits around them. To the horror of anyone concerned about climate change, modern miners want to set fire to these deep coal seams and capture the gases this creates for industry and power generation.

Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

 

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