Luckily, the "Mining Coal, Mounting Costs: The Lifecycle Consequences of Coal" report produced by the Center for Health and the Global Environment (2011) keeps tabs on many of these externalized costs. Their best estimate for the "economically-quantifiable costs of coal" in 2008 totaled more than 345 billion.
What you don't see is the day-to-day dedication that takes place after the major achievements - the hours of training, the hard work, the professionalism. So while you review these achievements, keep in mind that this would be a much shorter list if Rosebud Mining hadn't gone out of their way to find the best people and give them the tools to ...
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Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining has finished.