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Money For WV Mine Reclamation

June 19th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia will receive $140-million dollars to clean-up pollution in regions decimated by decades of coal mining. The money from Abandoned Mine Land funding provided by the Biden Administration. In addition to restoring the natural landscape, repurposing old mine land can bolster local economies. Eric Dixon with the Ohio River Valley Institute says advocates are pushing for good paying, family sustaining jobs created by the expansion of reclamation work…