aerial surveillance http://wkyufm.org en Aerial Surveillance Used to Check on Coal Mining Operations http://wkyufm.org/post/aerial-surveillance-used-check-coal-mining-operations <p>The Associated Press reports that government inspectors have been keeping watch over coal operators through aerial surveillance in Central Appalachia, a region in which mountaintop removal mining has been controversial. The Kentucky Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement has spent more than $477,000 over the past four years for helicopter flights. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:31:37 +0000 Associated Press 15573 at http://wkyufm.org Aerial Surveillance Used to Check on Coal Mining Operations