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Reforestation of strip-mined lands in West VirginiaAuthor(s): H. Spencer Potter; Sidney Weitzman; George R., Jr. Trimble
Source: Station Paper NE-43. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 28 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe early 1940's witnessed a striking increase in strip-mining throughout the eastern coal region. West Virginia, with its extensive coal resources, naturally was caught in the full current of this shift in mining methods. Today the raw gash on the hillside - almost infallibly the mark of a strip-mine operation - is a familiar sight in the State.
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CitationPotter, H. Spencer; Weitzman, Sidney; Trimble, George R., Jr. 1951. Reforestation of strip-mined lands in West Virginia. Station Paper NE-43. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 28 p.
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