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Soledad O'Brien's piece on mountaintop removal is now up online with the troubling title, "Steady job or healthy environment: What would you choose?"

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Cathie Bird
4.1
by Cathie Bird - Aug. 17, 2011

The author capitalized really well on a perfect storm of events over the past few days that have drawn national attention to mountaintop removal mining. She draws them all together in the text and includes links to major news sources. The article also weaves in events that have not necessarily made headlines, such as the action taken by an activist to confront Sen. Manchin on his collusion to downplay real impacts of mountaintop removal mining on real people.

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