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Mining Publication: Removing Methane (Degasification) from the Pittsburgh Coalbed in Northern West Virginia

Original creation date: January 1962

Image of publication Removing Methane (Degasification) from the Pittsburgh Coalbed in Northern West Virginia

A joint investigation by the Bureau of Mines and the Christopher Coal Co. at the Humphrey No. 7 mine, operating in the Pittsburgh coalbed in northern West Virginia, was undertaken to gain more insight concerning the hazardous emission of methane gas in mining. This report describes the equipment, procedure, and results.

Authors: WM Merritts, WN Poundstone, BA Light

Report of Investigations - January 1962

  • 3.15 MB

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20030900

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 5977, 1962 Jan; :1-39


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