Abandoned Mine Clean Up

<br>More abandoned mine sites in Pennsylvania will be cleaned up thanks to a $2.2 million dollar grant from the Department of Environmental Protection.

Some of that $2.2 million dollars is going to mine sites in Cambria, Clarion and Jefferson counties.
The plan is to plant thousands of trees, grade steep slopes and keep acid mine drainage out of waterways. The federal fund is supported by a tax on the modern coal industry and is distributed to states as annual grants to reclaim mine sites.
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