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Clintwood Elkhorn II

OPERATOR: Clintwood Elkhorn Mining LLC

LOCATION: Biggs,

CONNECTION SUMMARY: This facility supplies coal from Central Appalachian strip mines. Of the Appalachian communities featured on this site, the one most closely connected to this power plant is Kayford Mountain, West Virginia

INTERACTIVE MAP: Click on any of the icons representing communities impacted by mining near this facility to read stories and see photos of the impacts on this community. Use the map controls to zoom in and out to see the impact of the mines on the landscape and on nearby communities.



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LEGEND:

Clintwood Elkhorn II, operated by Clintwood Elkhorn Mining LLC, located near Biggs, . This is a supplier of coal from mountaintop removal mines.

One of 22 Appalachian communities featured on this site. The nearest community to the Clintwood Elkhorn II facility is Kayford Mountain, West Virginia.

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