Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining http://wuky.org en Patriot Coal To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining http://wuky.org/post/patriot-coal-stop-mountaintop-removal-mining <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">MORGANTOWN, W.Va.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp. agreed Thursday to become the first U.S. coal operator to phase out and eventually stop all large-scale mountaintop removal mining in central Appalachia under an agreement reached with three environmental groups that sued over pollution from several West Virginia operations.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:45:48 +0000 Associated Press 23540 at http://wuky.org Patriot Coal To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining