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September 3, 2007

 

Coal Mining

In August 2007, amidst hourly updates on the fate of six coal miners trapped by a Utah mine collapse, word of another mine accident emerged—this time from the Hoosier State. Three workers in the Gibson Mine descending into an air shaft they were building fell more than 500 feet to their death when the bucket lowering them was somehow upset.

August 7, 2006

 

The Gas Boom

The Department of Natural Resources' oil and gas division documents 338 active, permitted noncommercial gas wells in Indiana, with about ten added per year.

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