India Said to Speed Plan to Save $300 Billion Burning Coal Belt

India Said to Speed Plan to Save $300 Billion Burning Coal Belt

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Girls work to scavenge coal at an open-cast coal mine in the village of Jina Gora, near Jharia, India on Feb. 09, 2012. People living on the Jharia mines survive by selling the coal they extract illegally to the depots run by local politicians.