Turkeyfoot Surface Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Turkeyfoot Surface mine is a proposed coal mine in West Virginia.

Location

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Background

The Turkeyfoot Surface mine was proposed in November 2019 by Republic Energy, LLC.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: Republic Energy, LLC[2]
  • Parent company: Contura Energy[3]
  • Location: Clear Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States[4]
  • GPS coordinates: 37.87472222, -81.35527778 (exact)
  • Mine status: Proposed[1]
  • Start year: 2020[5]
  • Production: 1.9 million tons per year[6]
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Mine type: Surface, highwall[6]
  • Mining method:
  • Coal type: Bituminous (met coal)
  1. 1.0 1.1 "Applications for Applicant Names starting with "Republic Energy"," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection website," accessed July 2020.
  2. "Pending Applications," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection website," accessed July 2020.
  3. "Contact Us," "Contura Energy website," accessed July 2020.
  4. "Administrative Information," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection website," accessed July 2020.
  5. "Estimated Timetable for Each Operation Phase," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection website," accessed July 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Anticipated Coal Production Information," "West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection website," accessed July 2020.