Monday, June 18, 2007

Appalachian Mountaintop Removal

Appalachian Voices

Mountaintop removal coal mining in the Appalachians.

Take a geographical trip to the Appalachian Mountains to see the problems caused by mountaintop removal coal mining. Historical overlays highlight the magnitude of earth loss as you virtually visit hundreds of mountains and take an extended guided tour of one of them, learning how it is being mined, and the devastating consequences for the natural habitat and the people who depend on it.

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