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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Pennsylvania Mine Operator Charged for Damaging Homes

A Pennsylvania mine operator who failed to notify homeowners before digging under their homes was criminally charged.  Of course, coal mines have a constitutional right to dig under residential areas if they have mineral rights, even if that might cause homes to colapse, but Pennsylvania law requires them to give notice.  [Jack Chin]

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