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Speak Your Piece: Mountaintops Cut First, then Mountaineers’ Voices

Mountaintop removal operation, Boone County, West Virginia Photo: Vivian Stockman, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition In its latest tinkering with coal mining regulations, the Bush administration continues a pattern of narrowing the legal rights of local citizens and giving ever greater control to coal companies, regulators, and political officials. The Office of Surface Mining’s proposed revision […]