Pike County mine idled after Methane found in high levels inside

By: Pike County mine idled after Methane found in high levels inside
By: Pike County mine idled after Methane found in high levels inside

An Eastern Kentucky mine is idled because of dangerous conditions.

The Appalachian News Express reports MSHA shut down a Pike County mine after Methane was found in an explosive range.

Mine Number Three is owned by Excel Mining.

The report was issued early this week prompting an inspection.


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