Coal waste in North Sea from Easington Colliery

Coal waste in North Sea from Easington Colliery

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Caption: Pollution: coal waste being dumped into the North Sea from Easington Colliery, County Durham (background). In the foreground is a discharge pipe emptying effluent from the mines into the sea. The sea is discoloured for several miles around the dump and the beaches are black with coal waste.

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Keywords: beach, coal mine effluent, coal waste polluting beach, discharge pipe, effluent, environment, environmental, from coal mine, north sea, pollution, pollution by coal waste, water pollution

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