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posted by Dopefish on Monday February 17 2014, @02:06AM   Printer-friendly
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  • (Score: 1) by crutchy on Monday February 17 2014, @07:33AM

    by crutchy (179) on Monday February 17 2014, @07:33AM (#480) Homepage Journal

    don't seem to be able to use the 'Submit Story' feature at the moment... i just thought i'd flag a little saga currently unfolding near where i live

    an open cut coal mine that supplies coal to a nearby 1600MW power station has been on fire for over a week e-smoke-hits-19-vic-firefighters/story-fni0xqi4-12 26829247880 []

    what might be more interesting is the lack of news media attention to it

  • (Score: 1) by Popeidol on Monday February 17 2014, @11:14AM

    by Popeidol (35) on Monday February 17 2014, @11:14AM (#570) Journal

    To see just how bad this can get, There's a coal seam in the US that's been burning since 1962. The adjacent town had to be evacuated after houses started collapsing into the ground and carbon monoxide poisoning became a risk: []

  • (Score: 1) by clone141166 on Monday February 17 2014, @11:18AM

    by clone141166 (59) on Monday February 17 2014, @11:18AM (#575)

    crutchy I have submitted your story via the submission page (for whatever reason it seems to work for me) and credited you for it - I just copied in your comment verbatim.