Greenlife Pennsylvania

Clean Creek Products

Clip: Season 3 Episode 5 | 4m 40s

Contaminants from abandoned coal mines are being captured and filtered out of Pennsylvania's streams at treatment systems like this one throughout the coal region. Mine water is diverted into man-made ponds. The minerals oxidize, and settle to the bottom, allowing clean water to exit the other side. But once these minerals are collected, then what?

Aired: 10/29/14

Rating: NR

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Greenlife Pennsylvania is a local public television program presented by WVIA.