Longwall Mining Damage to Polen Run Near Ryerson Station State Park

Posted Jun 21, 2016, by Patrick

The video above shows subsidence from the Bailey Mine’s longwall mining which has dewatered a section of Polen Run just outside Ryerson Station State Park. There is also footage of the great disruption caused by the company’s attempts to mitigate the damage.

Would you recreate in that stream? Do you think aquatic life can survive this damage?

Attend DRYerson this Saturday, June 25th from 1 PM to 4 PM at Pavilion #1 in Ryerson Station State Park to learn about the fight to protect the streams in and around Ryerson and how you can help. Please consider donating to the Ryerson Campaign fund to help ensure the impacts in this video does not happen in the park near the iron bridge here:  bit.ly/defendryerson or sign the petition supporting protecting streams from longwall mining: goo.gl/forms/OKWCKe2Dt54npu863


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