Tag: mining

  • Companies race to mine lithium, a battery essential | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Companies race to mine lithium, a battery essential

    The metal lithium has become integral to our daily lives, due to its essential role as a battery material in electronic devices. Over the next several decades, the rising popularity of electric vehicles is expected to mean the demand for lithium will increase even more — so companies that mine the metal are racing to…

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  • What can be done with reclaimed mountaintop mines?

    10% of central Appalachia has been flattened, prime real estate for interesting projects.

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  • How mountaintop mining affects life and landscape in West Virginia

    PBS NewsHour segment, aired 5/3/17.

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  • The Dirty Truth About Clean Coal

    We hear the term in the news, but is ‘clean coal’ real?

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