Mountaintop Mining Irreversible!

In CategoryCounter Coalture Coalition
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“Mining permits are being issued despite the preponderance of scientific evidence that impacts are pervasive and irreversible and that mitigation cannot compensate for losses.”

“Adult hospitalizations for chronic pulmonary disorders and hypertension are elevated as a function of county-level coal production, as are rates of mortality; lung cancer; and chronic heart, lung, and kidney disease.”

Above are quotes from a recent study done by Science, which is considered one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals.

It’s hard to believe that when faced with these sort of statements that anyone in their right mind would continue to destroy and decimate the land.  It’s like they don’t care about the future at all.  All they care about is the here and now with no regard of the consequences.

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Carroll Citizen’s Group Opposes Proposed Rosebud Coal Mine and Coal Washing Facilities

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Bysrussell

It makes me feel good when a community comes together to protect their land and surrounding area.  A group of Carrol county citizens came out in force to oppose  a proposed coal mine in their county.   It’s good to see that there are still people in the world that care about the future.  In todays’ society most people would take a buyout and move away from the problem with no concern of what happens to the area.  I for one am glad to see that people still care.

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