Background. Open area construction sites with unpaved roadways can be the source of dangerous fugitive dust.
In the US, the energy market can be split up into three tiers: Coal and natural gas are the major drivers of energy, while nuclear power comprises the entire second tier and solar and wind power make up the third.
Is it better to continually maintain gravel roads or will paving them be more cost-effective?
Major coal miner Cloud Peak Energy is expanding its horizons in the face of tough opposition to two new port gateways to the East.
When existing infrastructure is not viable, oil and gas producers must invest in their own road, pipe or rail infrastructure.