Coal's Ruptured Landscape
Navigating the Ruins of Appalachia

Smecker, Frank Joseph
http://www.counterpunch.org/smecker01052010.html

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  05/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11671

It is more apparent now than ever before that coal mining, especially mountain top removal, is unethical and inhumane. It displays stark irresponsibility in land stewardship as well as depraved practices within a diverse region. It's time to shake off the flawed belief that we are reliant upon coal and other fossil fuels.

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