Judge Halts Coal Mining Underneath PA State Park

Jan 25, 2017

A judge has ordered a halt to mining underneath a state park in Greene County. Environmental Hearing Board judge Steven C. Beckman issued the order Tuesday, regarding a Consol Energy plan to expand its Bailey mine complex beneath Ryerson Station State Park. Environmental groups had argued the plan would have damaged a high-quality stream in the park. 

Ryerson State Park.
Credit Allegheny Front

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