Philly Activists Protest EPA

Written by Annie Sartor

Topics: Coal, Finance

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Anti-mountaintop removal (MTR) activists in Philadelphia set up a lemonade stand in front of EPA’s region 3 office yesterday afternoon. But this lemonade was made with “contaminated” water to represent the real dirty water that communities in Appalachia draw from their taps. EPA’s region 3 office is responsible for evaluating MTR permits in West Virginia – including the recently okay-ed permit for a new MTR mine site in Pine Creek WV.

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