coalfield coalfield

Definition(s):

  • (n) a region where there is coal underground

News

  • Coalfield Environmental Health Project to host delegation from New York

    The Coalfield Environmental Health Project is hosting a five-person delegation from the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York, an organization that works with its members to protect the health of people in Tonawanda and surrounding communities from industrial pollution. The delegation was to join Fayette County residents at an informal cookout on Sunday and Community Forum on Monday, June 10 ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Fayette Tribune

Quotes

  1. "In the 70s and in a lot of the 80s we would have thanked our lucky stars in the coalfield areas to have got a growth of 1.75 per cent," Mr Skinner told the House. "The only thing that was growing then was the lines of coke in front of boy...
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Dennis Skinner Source: Times Online

  2. "I want to see the money targeted back to the counties in which mining occurred, and where there is possible harm, to help coalfield residents achieve clean water," said Rep. Nick J. Rahall, (D) West Virginia.
    on Oct 14, 2006 By: Nick Rahall Source: WOWK

  3. "You can't live in coalfield country without knowing someone who died energizing this nation," said Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America and one those arrested. "We're not asking for handouts. We've earned everything...
    on Sep 1, 2004 By: Cecil Roberts Source: CourtTV

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