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  • Thanks to individuals like Carter G. Woodson, there is a great record of the relationship between Black history and the history of coal. Please enjoy the following interesting facts about Black history in coal communities.

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  • What do wetlands and abandoned coal mines have in common? Although they appear to be complete opposites, there are several ways in which these features affect each other. Read the rest of the story here.

    Image: Diagram of a constructed wetland, cross section
  • The Department of the Interior announces the availability of funding for states and Tribes to support reclamation efforts in fiscal year 2021. Federal grants will support job creation and community revitalization.

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    Mine in reclamation
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