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Peabody gets Indiana reclamation accolades

THE Indiana Society of Mining Reclamation has honored Peabody Energy with a 2016 Excellence in Mining and Reclamation Award for an ecological approach to restoration at the former Viking Mine – Knox Pit south of Bicknell in Knox County.

Lou Caruana
Peabody Energy's Viking mine in Indiana has been recognised for its reclammation excellence.

Peabody Energy's Viking mine in Indiana has been recognised for its reclammation excellence.

The honors recognise efforts to restore prime farmland and wildlife habitat, improve stream water quality and enhance riparian and aquatic habitat.  The work included reclaiming former refuse areas...

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