Posts Tagged with "valley fill"

EPA Visits Mountain(top Removal) In Kentucky

Friday, August 20, 2010


On Tuesday I went to the town of Hazard in Perry County,  Kentucky. It’s a surreal-looking place, if you get up out of the valley onto any viewpoint the panorama that should be rolling hills stretching into the horizon, is missing something. The hill tops have disappeared.  It’s as if the landscape is a jigsaw [...]

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Citizen Watch Over Appalachia

Monday, June 14, 2010


We must thank the 9,263 RAN activists who submitted a public comment to Lisa Jackson, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, urging that she hold firm and veto the Spruce Mine permit, protect over 2,000 acres of forest and save more than seven miles of streams. We need to prevent further situations like this – [...]

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