Clay Bulmer of Mountaintop
Roofing said, "Our goal is to educate the community on how to get the best results for all their property improvement projects at any budget.
Circuit Court of Appeals said the EPA can revoke a permit for mountaintop
mining after another federal agency, the U.
On a visit to West Virginia's southern coalfield country where she grew up, Barry (women's studies, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York) first learned of the controversial form of coal mining called mountaintop
removal coal mining (MTR).
Removal: New Directions in the Fight Against Big Coal is an ethnography of a West Virginia activist group that opposes mountaintop
removal coal mining, a practice of strip mining for coal that literally blasts away mountaintops
to reach thin seams of coal underneath.
When you get down to the areas where the mining is brutal, it's horrible in terms of both the environmental devastation and the impacts On the communities that are there," says Hendryx, a professor of public health at West Virginia University, where he studies the impacts of mountaintop
coal removal on community health.
Rausch, director of the Catholic Committee of Appalachia, said the price of mountaintop
removal includes "flooding exacerbated by denuded mountains, cracked foundations from blasting, and water polluted by mine drainage.
removal often disturbs underground methane, and their well became so saturated with the flammable gas that it exploded.
You think about yourself and about things differently when you're on the mountaintop
is currently playing at Broadway's Bernard Jacobs Theatre.
Summary: MADINAH: The Civil Defense has said it would investigate the reported failure of its officials to remove the body of a citizen who died on a mountaintop
in Madinah once it receives a formal complaint.
Appalachian counties where mountaintop
mining is prevalent report that they suffer from poor health significantly more often than residents of other counties, according to a study in the May issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health.
Michael Hendryx and others at WV University finds significantly higher rates of birth defects in mountaintop
removal coal mining (MTM) areas.
The night before, having earlier had his plane delayed by bomb threats, he gave a rousing speech, now known as the "I've Been To The Mountaintop
removal is an aggressive form of coal mining that strips a mountain bare of vegetation and then blasts off the top of the mountain with explosives.
Since 1998, environmental advocates have been trying to stop the Spruce Mine in West Virginia, which would have been one of the largest mountaintop
removal coal mines in the Appalachian Mountains.