Appalachia rises as mining razes mountains

It's time government woke up and stopped Big Coal trashing our land with its obscene mountaintop-removal mining I've always loved the song Peter and Gordon recorded in the 60s, " Land of Oden ", about a mountain 10,000 miles high and square: Once every million years A little bird comes winging, Sharpens his beak And quickly disappears. And when that mountain, it wears away Then, to eternity will be one single day. On 25 September in Washington, DC, I read ... Full Story »

Posted by Barry Grossheim - via The Guardian (US), AllTop

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Oct. 7, 2010

They destroy up to 1,000 vertical feet, dump the resulting rubble into valleys: hauling it away would cut into profits. —- Companies that destroy the world for privatised profits and socialised harm are amoral or immoral. A government that won’t protect us from such rogues is complicit. How are we supposed to live without air, without water?

A cry for help from Appalachia.

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